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How to Apply - St. Joseph Pharmacy Residency

Licensed pharmacists or pharmacy students anticipating graduation from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy may apply to the PGY1 Residency Program. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Washington.

Potential candidates must register in the ASHP Resident Matching Program utilizing PhORCAS to be considered for a residency position. To apply for the residency programs, access the PhORCAS application portal, create an account and register with the ASHP Resident Matching Program.

St. Joseph Medical Center Acute Care, Tacoma, Washington

  • Use NMS Match Code 168413
  • St. Joseph Medical Center deadline: All materials must be received in PhORCAS by January 2, 2024
  • Virtual interviews will be held by invitation in February

For consideration in the St. Joseph Medical Center residency program, you are required to complete the PhORCAS standardized application and provide our programs’ supplemental materials:

  1. Complete set of pharmacy school transcripts
  2. Complete a short, professional video upload for the supplemental application questions. Instructions for each program are listed here:
  3. Three standardized professional reference forms and standardized questions:
    • Due to changes in the letter of recommendation format in PhORCAS, please ask your letter writers to specifically address the following characteristics and provide examples as able: adaptability, self-awareness, self-advocacy, and multidisciplinary collaboration. Letter writers do not need to write a separate letter to address this; a document with bullet points is sufficient.
    • Two references should be from practicing clinical pharmacists with whom the applicant has had patient care experience
    • The remaining reference can be from a faculty member in the applicant’s professional degree program, from work experience, or another health professional who can evaluate the candidate’s clinical experience
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  5. Letter of intent

Contact information

St. Joseph Medical Center Acute Care