pharmacy residency 2020

Required Application Materials

All applications must be submitted via PhORCAS and include

  • Letter of intent
  • Transcript from School of Pharmacy
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation (LORs)
    • Letter writers to comment on at least 7 of 13 characteristics
    • All PGY-1 applicants: at least two LORs from APPE preceptors
    • All PGY-2 applicants: at least one from PGY-1 residency preceptor and one from PGY-1 program director
  • Supplemental upload requested via PhorCAS for all PGY1 applicants only
    • Prompt: to be delivered in separate email correspondence once application is complete

      Please direct application materials (via PhORCAS) to the respective program

      Please direct questions to:

      December 28, 2020 @ 11:59pm EST (8:59pm PST) for all UC Davis Health pharmacy residency programs

      • PGY-1 programs: June 15, 2020 – June 30, 2021
      • PGY-2 programs: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021

      • All applicants must be registered to participate in the ASHP Residency Match Program
      • A virtual interview is required (by invitation only)
      • The applicant shall be licensed in California or be eligible to take the California State Board Exam within the first month of residency
      • UC Davis Health follows the AAMC guidelines regarding H-1B sponsorship and does not support the H-1B visa for international pharmacy graduates. In addition, UC Davis Health does not accept H-1B visa transfers.
      • PGY-2 Program eligibility is contingent on certification of completion of PGY-1 residency.

      • ASHP Midyear Meeting 2020, Virtual Experience
        Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – 3 pm to 6 pm Eastern Standard Time

      • UC Davis Residency Virtual Open House on Webex
        Monday, December 14, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
        Please request the meeting information by registering via this link:

      PGY-1 programs

      • Friday, January 29, 2021
      • Friday, February 4, 2021
      • Friday, February 12, 2021
      • Friday, February 19, 2021
      • Friday, February 26, 2021

        PGY-2 programs

        • Individual arrangements to be made with program directors

          ALL CANDIDATES: Please expect to spend 5-6 hours online with us at UC Davis Health for your virtual interview, upon invitation.