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Application Process

Requirements for acceptance

The candidate must have the following:

  • Possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy
  • Be eligible to apply for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of California

How to apply and forms

We participate in the ASHP PhORCAS electronic application service and it is the only method of applying to our program. Please provide the following no later than January 2 via the PhORCAS website.

  • A brief essay describing the following upload to PhORCAS:
    • How will PTMC’s residency program help further your professional goals?
    • As a prospective resident, how can you contribute to PTMC’s program?
  • Official transcripts from your school of pharmacy sent via PhORCAS.
  • A Curriculum Vitae via PhORCAS
  • Upload recent photograph of you to PhORCAS
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one from a faculty member and one from employer) submitted electronically via ASHP PhORCAS directly from the recommenders.

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is an ASHP accredited program and requires the resident applicant to participating in ASHP MATCHING program. Personal interviews will be scheduled for the month of February through March. Selected applicants will be notified of their interview times.

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