How to Apply for a Pharmacy Residency

Candidate Qualifications

PGY1 Programs

  • Graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Wisconsin
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • The Pharmacy Residency programs participate in the Residency Matching Program ("The Match"). Employment as a pharmacy resident is contingent upon the application satisfying Aurora Health Care's employment eligibility requirements.

PGY2 Programs

  • Graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Wisconsin
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Graduate of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program

Quality Benefits

Each resident is eligible for full-time employee benefits. This includes medical/dental insurance, 23 days paid time off and travel support.

Stipend

We update competitive salaries annually. The current stipend for the PGY1 year is $45,760, and the stipend for the PGY2 year is $58,240.

Application Information

Each candidate must submit: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three references and pharmacy school transcripts through PhORCAS – Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service. References must be completed in PhORCAS – no separate letter of recommendation or application form is required. An on-site interview is required. All application materials must be received by January 10. Letter of interest must specify which program you are applying to:

Letter of interest also must specify your career goal, why you are interested in a residency, what you are looking for in a residency and why you are interested in the program for which you are applying. Applicants will be contacted for an on-site interview. The Pharmacy Residency programs participate in the Residency Matching Program ("The Match") and agree that no person at the sites will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.

Interviews

Onsite interviews for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Aurora Health Care Metro, Inc. program are conducted the last 2 weeks in February. Onsite interviews for all other programs are scheduled separately.