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How to Apply

St. Peter Family Medicine only accepts residency applications submitted through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Please visit PhORCAS for application instructions and frequently asked questions. There is not an early commitment policy as all applicants are required to participate in the interview process.

You do not need to wait for your transcripts and references to arrive in PhORCAS to e-submit. St. Peter Family Medicine residency will continue to accept any late transcripts as long as you have submitted your portion of the application and references by the deadline.

The deadline for e-submission is December 30.

Virtual interviews will be offered in January and February 2024. Dates TBD.

Application

  • Provide as much detail as possible in the following sections of PhORCAS
    • Publications
    • Presentations
    • Leadership
    • Community service
  • Personal statement/letter of intent
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three standardized PhORCAS references
    • A formal letter of reference is not required, please encourage reference writers to provide as much detail as possible in the standardized form

Match Number

  • 710265

Number of Positions

  • Two

Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Eligible for Washington State Licensure
  • Completion of ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or PGY1 exempt per ASHP standards

Interview Preparation

In preparation for your interview, we will ask that you submit the following on the date specified in your interview invitation:

Supplemental Questions
The maximum length for the entire document with completed questions is 2 pages.

  1. Please describe your commitment to and interest in each of the three pillars of the St. Peter Family Medicine Residency:
    1. Clinical aptitude in family medicine
    2. Provision of education across the continuum (precepting to regional CE presentations)
    3. Skill in practice management and leadership
  2. In your opinion, what are the two most significant issues facing pharmacy practice today and why?
  3. Our values include compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity. Which value resonates with you the most and why? https://www.providence.org/about/our-mission

Presentation
During your interview we ask that you present on an ambulatory care related topic that applies to Family Medicine. This may be in any desired format (power point, PDF, etc.). The total time for this portion of the interview is 30 minutes; 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions.

Interview Information

Pre-Interview Social
You will be invited to a virtual social hosted by our pharmacy residents the day before your interview. This is an opportunity to get our current resident's perspectives in a relaxed gathering. We will also include a brief virtual tour of our clinics, Olympia, and Chehalis!

Interview Day

  • Our interviews are currently being held virtually. We use Thalamus to conduct our interviews and send communications to you. You will be given instructions on how to access Thalamus in your interview invitation.
  • Our interview days are typically held from 8:00am PST - 1:00pm PST spanning 4 Mondays in January and February. The day consists of a morning overview/introduction, six rounds of 30 minute interviews with various members of our team, 5 minutes between interviews for transition, a mid-morning break, and a wrap-up session.