Dear Prospective Residents,

Thank you for your interest in the UC Davis Health Pharmacy Residency Programs!

UC Davis Health Pharmacy Residency Training Program

We are very excited for the upcoming application season and look forward to getting to know you. Our department offers 14 unique residency training programs, and we encourage you to explore our program pages to learn more about how each program is uniquely designed. UC Davis Health trains our residents to become effective practice leaders and well-equipped clinicians to serve their patients and community. As part of a top-rated hospital in California which provides world class care in 150 specialties, the UCDH department of pharmacy has board certified preceptors in every specialized practice setting. We are proud to provide our residents a diverse learning experience in both the acute and ambulatory care settings, at various training sites throughout Sacramento, California.

We participate in PhorCAS and our interviews, which will be entirely virtual this year, are arranged by invitation. Please review the application section of our residency page for deadlines and requirements. Good luck, and we look forward to getting to know you during this process!

Patti Poole
Education Manager

Post-Graduate Pharmacy Residency Programs

The UC Davis Medical Center residency program was established in 1984 and has since grown to include specialized training opportunities to match the dynamic needs of the profession.

Residency Program Mission

  • To support the overall pharmacy mission to provide patient care, educate, and conduct research
  • To produce capable and adaptable practitioners through focused intensive clinical post-graduate training in a variety of patient-care environments
  • To develop expertise in optimal medication use and safety, foster professional integrity, and promote effective teamwork to provide optimal pharmaceutical care
  • To create effective practice leaders and educators that are capable of proactively identifying, analyzing, and initiating process improvements