Application Information - Columbia VA Health Care System
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Columbia VA Health Care System


Application Information

Deadline for application submission is December 29.  Candidates will be notified of of interview status no later than January 20th.

Match Information


All residents must be United States citizens and have graduated from an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education accredited college or school of pharmacy. All residents are required to be licensed or be eligible for licensure. License must be obtained no later than 90 days after the start of the residency for PGY1 residents. Candidates for the Specialty Residencies should have completed a Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Residency. 

This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.  Appointment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a physical exam, including negative drug test.  Applicants must meet requirements for federal employment

Application for PGY1 Program:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Academic Transcript from an ACPE accredited pharmacy program
  • Three letters of Recommendation

Application for PGY2 Programs:

Please contact the Residency Program Director for complete application information for PGY2 Programs.  Required materials include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Academic Transcript from an ACPE accredited pharmacy program
  • Three letters of Recommendation
  • Proof of Pharmacist licensure
  • Letter from PGY1 Residency Program Director confirming candidate on track for PGY1 Residency completion

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