The Pharmacy Practice Residency is a 12-month commitment starting on July 1 (PGY-1) and July 15 (PGY-2). To be considered for the residency program, candidates must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy and eligible for California licensure. Candidates also undergo a personal onsite interview.
- PGY-1 match code: 128113
- PGY-2 critical care match code: 749452
- PGY-2 psychiatry match code: 749266
- Matched residents must be licensed pharmacist interns prior to July 1 in the State of California
- Matched residents must be licensed pharmacists in the State of California prior to October 1
- Matched residents must have a current BLS certificate (AHA certified) at the start of the residency year
- Note: We do not sponsor Visas. Applicants must be US citizens or US permanent residents, or hold a valid EAD-employment authorization.
- See PhORCAS for all details
- Your personal letter of intent should not exceed a 250 word maximum
- Three letters of recommendation are required (two preferably from acute care rotations)
- There are no additional supplemental items required
The application submission deadline is January 1 of each year.
Prospective candidates will receive correspondence inviting them for an onsite interview. Please submit a passport-sized photo after you have received confirmation for an onsite interview.
For special arrangements, please contact Harminder Sikand, PharmD, FCSHP, FASHP, at email@example.com.
Interview dates for PGY-1 2018-2019 year
- Friday, January 26
- Saturday, January 27
- Friday, February 2
- Saturday, February 3
Interview schedule (not in order)
- Leadership team interview: 15 minutes
- Tour with current residents: 30 minutes
- Residency advisory committee interview: 60 minutes
- Medical team rounds (morning interviews only)
- Residency Manual review: 30 minutes
Interview date for PGY-2 2018-2019 year
- Monday, Feb. 5
- Tour: 30 minutes
- PowerPoint presentation: 15 minutes
- Residency advisory committee interview: 45 minutes