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How to Apply

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Requirements for Acceptance

  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy or pass the FPGEC exam
    • GPA > 3.0
  • Eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on July 1st
  • General track & Non-Traditional: U.S. citizenship or carry a U.S. permanent resident visa ("green card")
  • International track: Must be enrolled in the Saudi Arabia Culture Missions Scholarships (SACM) or Kuwait scholarship for residency.
  • On-site interview (subject to change based on COVID-19)

Applications

  • Application Deadline: January 2, 2021
  • BMC Pharmacy Residency candidates should complete an electronic residency application using ASHP PhORCAS by January 2nd, at 11:59 PM EST.
    • Completed residency application
    • Verified PharmD transcripts
    • Personal Statement/Letter of Intent
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Three completed standardized reference forms
      • At least one reference form must be from a clinical rotation preceptor. In addition, candidates should encourage their references to provide as much commentary as possible, as this will weigh heavily in our decision to offer an on-site interview.
    • Mandatory writing sample: writing sample should be uploaded as a part of the application in PhORCAS in the supplemental sections. Please answer one of the questions below (word limit of 500 words or less):
      • Reflect on a work experience that enabled you to better handle a difficult question/situation that arose while on rotation OR
      • Reflect on a challenging situation that required you to question your values or assumptions. How did you handle it? What did you learn?
    • Candidates will be contacted if your application is found to be incomplete after submission
    • All applicants to ASHP-accredited pharmacy residencies must participate in the Match process sponsored by the National Matching Service (NMS). Applicants to our programs must register with NMS to obtain a match number. Information about applications and deadlines for the Match can be found on the NMS website.
      • NMS Code General Track: 178313
      • NMS Code International Track: 178321 
      • NMS Code Non-Traditional Track: 178322

For general residency inquiries, please email [email protected]

 

PGY2 Pharmacy Residency 

Information below applies to Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Oncology PGY2 Pharmacy Residencies.

Requirements for Acceptance

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy
  • Certificate from PGY1 program (or equivalent)
  • Eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on July 1st 
  • U.S. citizenship or carry a permanent resident visa ("green card")
  • Complete application: letter of intent, college transcript, curriculum vitae, 3 completed standardized reference forms
  • On-site interview (subject to change based on COVID-19)

Applications

  • Application Deadline: January 2, 2021
  • BMC Pharmacy Residency candidates should complete an electronic residency application using ASHP PhORCAS by January 2nd, at 11:59 PM EST.
    • Completed residency application
    • Verified PharmD transcripts
    • Personal Statement/Letter of Intent
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Three completed standardized reference forms
    • All applicants to ASHP-accredited pharmacy residencies must participate in the Match process sponsored by the National Matching Service (NMS). Applicants to our programs must register with NMS to obtain a match number. Information about applications and deadlines for the Match can be found on the NMS website.
      • NMS Code Ambulatory Care: 13302 (Open)
      • NMS Code Critical Care: 13301 (Closed)
      • NMS Code Emergency Medicine: 13008 (Open)
      • NMS Code Infectious Diseases: 13306 (Closed)
      • NMS Code Internal Medicine: 13045 (Open)
      • NMS Code Oncology: 13305 (Closed)

For questions regarding a specific PGY2 program, please e-mail the Residency Program Director for that specific program.

 

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