Application Information

Applicants to an AGH pharmacy residency program must have graduated from an accredited school of pharmacy, exhibit a keen interest in pursuing a career in patient focused pharmacy practice, and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. 

Information on Pennsylvania pharmacist licensure eligibility can be found at PA Department of State Professional Licensing. Checklists with information about PA licensure are also below:

Applications will be accepted through January 3, 2023. Application materials should include the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation (PhORCAS standardized template)
  • Academic transcript (submitted directly to PhORCAS)

An interview is also required (may be virtual or on-site). The residency generally commences before the end of June.

Candidates must submit their application electronically via ASHP PhORCAS and also participate in the ASHP residency matching program.

Please note, there are multiple PGY1 residency programs available within Allegheny General Hospital. A candidate that wishes to apply must submit separate applications to each individual program. The program listings in PhORCAS and the National Matching Service are: 

  • Acute Care Setting: Allegheny General Hospital; NMS Code 114013
  • Ambulatory Care Setting: Allegheny General Hospital; NMS Code 224013
  • Health-System Admin & Leadership/Masters: Allegheny General Hospital; NMS Code 225218

After being accepted to this the PGY1/PGY2 Combined Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership residency program, the accepted candidate will apply for the Multidisciplinary MPH program at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, via SOPHAS online application services. PCAT may substitute for the GRE requirement.

Visa Sponsorship: Due to timelines and competition within our residency applicant pool, we do not sponsor Visas.