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Residency Application Requirements

University of Virginia Pharmacy Residency Application Requirements


All applicants must

  • Be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited advanced pharmacy program
  • Be a licensed pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Virginia by September 1


Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in or a graduate of an ACPE-accredited advanced pharmacy program
  • Be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia and licensed by September 1st  


Applicants must upload to PhORCAS by the specified deadline the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
    • Include completed and anticipated advanced pharmacy practice experience rotations
    • Include leadership and organizational involvement
  • Letter of intent
  • Official college of pharmacy transcript
  • THREE references
    • ALL references MUST be from 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
      • Professionalism
      • Leadership/ mentoring


Please note: The UVA Health System Pharmacy Residency Program does not sponsor U.S. Department of Immigration Services work visa applications.