Application Information

Applicants to the Forbes Hospital pharmacy residency program must have graduated from an accredited school of pharmacy, exhibit a sincere 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.

Applications will be accepted through January 2. 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. Candidates are encouraged to contact the residency program director to confirm receipt of their completed application.

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