Pharmacy Residency Programs: Application Requirements

Applications due January 5, 2015

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Eligible candidates will have a Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy and be eligible for Minnesota licensure. An on-site interview is required. Application materials for the PGY-1 Ambulatory Care Residency Program are available upon request. For all other residency programs, interested candidates must be registered with National Matching Services Inc. and application materials need to be completed within the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).


  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement/ letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation - standardized template should include an assessment of the candidate’s knowledgebase, independence, dependability, communication style, assertiveness and motivation
  • Pharmacy transcript from an Accredited School or College of Pharmacy.
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In addition, successful completion of an ASHP Accredited PGY-1 Residency Program is required for entry into the Solid Organ Transplant, Ambulatory Care, and Critical Care PGY-2 Residency Programs.