How to Apply for a Pharmacy Residency
- Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
- Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Wisconsin – residents are expected to be licensed as a pharmacist in the state of Wisconsin prior to starting their residency program and sit for their exams at the first available opportunity.
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
- The Pharmacy Residency programs participate in the Residency Matching Program ("The Match").
- After "The Match", employment as a pharmacy resident is still contingent upon the applicant satisfying Aurora Health Care's employment eligibility requirements, including an employment application/evaluation by Human Resources and a pre-employment physical and drug screen (hair analysis). The pre-employment physical and drug screen must be completed at a designated Aurora Health Care location between May 15 and June 1.
- All matched residents must start on the pre-determined start date. Refer to the program director for the exact pre-determined start date as adjustments in start date are not allowed.
Applicants must submit the following materials via PhORCAS by January 5 to be considered, and will be contacted regarding a required on-site interview. Refer to the program director for the specific interview dates as interviewing outside of these dates is not allowed.
- Letter of interest - must specify:
- Which program you are applying to (refer to Current Programs tab for full list of programs)
- Your personal career goals
- Why you are interested in residency training, what you are looking for in a residency program, and why you are interested in the Aurora residency program you are applying to
- Curriculum vitae (CV)
- Three references – must be completed in PhORCAS – no separate letter is required
- Pharmacy school transcripts
The Pharmacy Residency programs participate in the Residency Matching Program ("The Match") and agree that no person at the site will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.