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A pharmacy residency will provide you with the additional experience and specialization that today’s patient-centered health care teams require. As a resident, you will receive real-world training to effectively manage increasingly complex drug therapies for patients. Through residency, you will gain unique experience as a member of an interprofessional health care team that will open doors to new career paths and opportunities.

A Clinical Foundation for Leadership in Direct Patient Care

A residency can give you a competitive edge by providing the opportunity to build upon the knowledge you gained through coursework and experiential training. As the role of pharmacists expands, residency experience is becoming increasingly important.

  • Health systems prefer pharmacy applicants who have completed a residency.
  • National pharmacy organizations recommend postgraduate training for individuals involved in direct patient care.
  • Some institutions require residency training for pharmacists seeking advanced practice privileges.

A Variety of Residency Programs

University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis boasts a wide array of PGY1 and PGY2 programs in multiple different settings in order to prepare pharmacists for any number of career paths and specialties.


Apply for a Residency

University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis utilizes the ASHP PhORCAS system for application for all affiliated residency programs. Learn more about the application process.

The deadline to apply is January 2, 2021.

*Exception: VA residencies. Please check the specific page for additional details.

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