Pharmacy Residency Application Process

Pharmacy Residency Application Process2017-12-20T16:17:59+00:00

Applicant must be:

  • Enrolled in or graduate of an ACPE accredited advanced pharmacy program
  • Attain pharmacist license in Tennessee by August 1 on first attempt or by September 15 on retake. ( link is

Application process:

  • Completed application in PhORCAS by January 1
  • References
    • PGY1 programs: Three references, with at least two from rotation preceptors, able to speak to clinical problem-solving in direct patient care experiences (not classroom). References MUST comment on the following characteristics:  Ability to organize and manage time; Ability to work with peers and communicate; Clinical problem solving skills; Independence and resourcefulness; Willingness to accept constructive criticism; and Professionalism.
    • PGY1/PGY2 Combined program: Three references, with at least two from rotation preceptors, using Phorcas are required and must comment on the following: ability to organize and manage time,  clinical problem solving skills, independence and resourcefulness, willingness to accept constructive criticism, and professionalism. The two other references must comment on the following characteristics: administration skills, work experience, leadership, etc.
  • Class rank loaded into PhORCAS supplemental section
  • Limited number of on-site interviews will be offered to highly qualified applicants. All applicants are considered in the ranking process.

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Our Residency Programs

PGY1 Residency: Ambulatory Care Setting: (1 position) NMS Code 158725
PGY1 Residency: Pharmacy Residency: (3 positions) NMS code 158713
PGY2 Critical Care Residency (3 positions) NMS code 578952
Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency (Combined PGY1 and PGY2, 1 position) NSM code 233441