How to Apply for PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program 

All candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Resident shall be a graduate of an ACPE – accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program
  • Resident shall be a graduate of an ASHP – accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency
  • The applicant shall be licensed, or be eligible for licensure, in Ohio

Residency applicant qualifications will be evaluated by the residency program director (RPD) through an established, formal procedure that includes an assessment of the applicant’s ability to achieve the educational goals and learning objectives for training.  Such procedure will include at least the following:

  1. Submission of application materials through PhORCAS
  2. Formal on – site interview
  3. 20 minute on-site presentation on a topic of applicant’s choice

Applicants will be reviewed and considered based on the following criteria:

  • Competence – based upon the candidate’s performance in advanced pharmacy practice rotations and PGY-1 residency
  • Scholastic achievement – based upon the candidate’s college record
  • Verbal communication skills – assessed during interview process
  • Extracurricular activities – based upon leadership in organization, school functions, and community activities
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Enthusiasm, self – motivation, and self – confidence – based on the interview, and letters of recommendation
  • Perceived compatibility with the program’s goals and philosophy
  • Analytical skills – the program demands a relatively high level of problem – solving skills
  • Decision making – ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions