Application Information

2022-2123 Residents
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)
  • Supplemental short essay (PGY1 candidates 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

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

Please direct questions to:

December 28, 2022, 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: Mid-June, 2023 – June 30, 2024
  • PGY2 programs: July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024
  • Combined PGY1/PGY2 HSPAL: Mid-June, 2023 - June 30, 2025
  • 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

  • CSHP Seminar Showcase (virtual) Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, 3-5 p.m.
  • CSHP Seminar Showcase (in-person) Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, 1-5:30 p.m.
  • ASHP Midyear Showcase (in-person) Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, 8-11 a.m.
  • ASHP Midyear PPS – 12/4/22–12/8/22 by appointment only
  • UC Davis Health Open House (virtual) Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022 4-5 p.m. PST
  • PGY1/PGY2 HSPAL Program ONLY: Open House (virtual) Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 4:30-5:30 p.m. PST

2023 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

  • Jan. 30, 2023
  • Jan. 31, 2023
  • Feb. 2, 2023
  • Feb. 3, 2023

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. 30, 2023
  • Feb. 3, 2023
  • Feb. 10, 2023
  • Feb. 13, 2023
  • Feb. 24, 2023

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