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Applicant Requirements

All applicants to our PGY-1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program must:

  • Be graduates or candidates for graduation from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation), or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP);
  • Be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in Washington State (residents without a Washington State Pharmacist License at the beginning of the residency program must be licensed as a Pharmacy Intern in Washington State); and
  • Participate in the ASHP Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and the ASHP Resident Matching Program (Match).

Applicants must submit a completed application to PhORCAS no later than January 3, 2021. A complete application consists of:

  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A letter of intent that demonstrates the applicant's desire to pursue a career in ambulatory pharmacy
  • Minimum of three professional references (preferably from ambulatory/outpatient pharmacists and internship supervisors)
  • An official copy of college of pharmacy transcript(s)
  • For programs without a GPA system, an official class ranking report/statement (if available)

Program National Matching Code: 195222

Application deadline: January 3, 2021

Interviews: After initial application screening, some applicants will be selected for a short phone interview. A subset of applicants will then be asked to participate in a lengthier interview, which will be scheduled to occur virtually in February 2021.