Application Information

2024 Residents
Required Application Materials

All applications must be submitted via PhORCAS and include:

  • Letter of intent
  • Transcript from School of Pharmacy
  • HSPAL candidates only: Transcript from Undergraduate University
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation (LORs)
  • Supplemental short essay (PGY1 programs only)
  • For additional requirements and details of the supplemental short essay, please view the ASHP residency directory for the program you are applying to: “Special Requirements for Acceptance”

Residency Program Accreditation & Directory

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

Please direct questions to:

January 2, 2024, 11:59 p.m. EST (8.59 p.m. PST) for all UC Davis Health PGY1 Residency Program Candidates.

For all PGY2 Residency Programs Candidates, please refer to each program’s specifications on the corresponding ASHP Directory listing.

  • PGY1 programs: June 17, 2024 – June 30, 2025
  • PGY2 programs: July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025
  • Combined PGY1/PGY2 HSPAL: July 17, 2024 – June 30, 2026
  • All applicants must be registered to participate in the ASHP Residency Match Program.
  • An 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.

Employment is contingent upon employee health clearance, drug screening and a background check.  

Read UC Davis Health Post-Offer, Pre-Employment Substance Abuse Screening Policy

2024 Interview Schedule:

PGY1 Acute Care, PGY1 Ambulatory Care, and PGY1 Ambulatory Care/HIV
Please expect to spend a full day with us for your interview.
Format: Virtual

  • Feb. 1, 2024
  • Feb. 2, 2024
  • Feb. 5, 2024
  • Feb. 6, 2024

PGY1/2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)
Please expect to arrive by 5 PM the evening before for a dinner with program leadership.
Format: In-person

  • Jan. 29, 2024
  • Feb. 16, 2024
  • Feb. 23, 2024
  • Feb. 26, 2024

PGY2 residency program interviews will be scheduled by the individual program. Please reach out to the respective program’s RPD for details.