Department of Pharmacy

How To Apply

Requirements for Admission

  • Pharm.D. graduates of accredited colleges of pharmacy.
  • Residents must be a United States citizen or carry a permanent resident visa
  • Residents must be eligible for New York State licensure
  • For PGY-2 Residencies - resident must have completed or is currently training in a PGY-1 residency or equivalent

Application Process

Our residency program utilizes PhORCAS for applications. The following items must be submitted to apply for the residency:

  • Letter of intent stating goals and interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference, utilizing the ASHP form in PhORCAS
  • Official college transcripts

The deadline for the receipt of application materials to be considered for an onsite interview is January 4 for Community and January 11 for PGY1, PGY1 Pediatrics, PGY2 Emergency Medicine and PGY2 Infectious Diseases .

A formal case presentation is required during the interview.

ASHP Match

The Pharmacy Residencies at the University of Rochester Medical Center are ASHP accredited residencies and utilizes the Resident Matching Program. In compliance with the rules and regulations of the National Matching Services and ASHP, the residency site agrees that no person will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.

Click here for more information on the ASHP Residency Matching Program.

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency

Submit questions to:

Linda Thomas, Pharm.D., BCPS
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642

585-275-5122 or by email at Linda_Thomas@urmc.rochester.edu

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Golisano Childrens' Hospital

Submit questions to:

Deanna Phoenix, Pharm.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center

Department of Pharmacy
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642

585-273-4661 or email at Deanna_Macri@urmc.rochester.edu

PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program

Submit questions to:

Allison Trawinski, Pharm.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642

585-273-4767 or 855-340-4767 or email at Allison_Trawinski@urmc.rochester.edu

PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program

Submit questions to:

Amber Crowley, Pharm.D., BCPS
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642

585-275-5122 or email at Amber_Crowley@urmc.rochester.edu

PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program

Submit questions to:

Amber Crowley, Pharm.D., BCPS
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642

585-275-5122, or email at Amber_Crowley@urmc.rochester.edu

Residency Program Summary

Starting Date: July 1

Type/Duration: 12 month/full-time

Application Deadline: Varies by program

Interview Required: Yes

Presentation Required: Yes

Curriculum Vitae Required: Yes

College Transcripts Required: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: Three