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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

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Application - Pharmacy Residency Program

1.  Complete an online application through PhORCAS at *.

  • Standard Requirements for an application in PhORCAS includes:
    • Demographics
    • Academic History (pharmacy and non pharmacy colleges attended)
    • Official Transcripts
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Personal Statement/ Letter of Intent
    • Extracurricular activities
    • Reference Letters (Must submit 3 Reference Letters through PhORCAS)
  • Additional requirements to submit through PhORCAS on supplemental document page:
    • Must submit the additional Bay Pines VA Healthcare System residency program application ("Application No 3"). Please mark on the application all pharmacy residency programs you are applying for.
      Application No. 3 

2.  All materials must be submitted by January 8, 2018.

3.  Questions may be directed to:

Carolyn Combs, PharmD
Residency Coordinator
Bay Pines VAHCS | 10000 Bay Pines Blvd. | Bay Pines, FL 33744
Phone: (727) 398-6661 Ext. 10734

4.  Basic Requirements

  • The applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited school or college.
  • All residents will be required to successfully complete a state board examination prior to September 1, 2018. Licensure may be through any U.S. State Board of Pharmacy. U.S. citizenship is required.
  • The applicant must be registered with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' Matching Program.
  • An on-site interview is required for all applicants.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • PGY-2 Applicants must have successfully completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
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