Postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1) Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Application Process

Application Deadline

The application deadline for the Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY1) is Monday, January 2, 2017. NO applications will be accepted beyond this date.


Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Create PhORCAS account and register with National Matching Service

  2. Possess a Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited school or college of pharmacy OR have equivalent experience

  3. Obtain licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of California before October 1, 2017:

  4. Participate in an on-site interview at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

  5. Possess a California pharmacy intern license at the time of hire (or within 30 days if candidate is from out of state)

Submitting an Application

Candidates interested in applying must complete the following four steps:
1. Complete the Online Application

  1. Search by Req # using # 5945
  2. Click apply for this job and register
  3. Follow the instructions on the website
    1. Please attach your curriculum vitae to your online application under the resume section
  4. When finished, click submit

2. Send your online PhORCAS application to our program

  • Upload personal statement/letter of intent
    • Outline career goals, areas of interest and reasons for applying to the residency program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Submission of a writing sample (drug monograph, drug information question/answer, drug utilization reviews, or article)
  • Upload curriculum vitae
  • Complete extracurricular information
  • Select three reference providers. Please only submit the standardized reference form in PhORCAS. 
  • Request official transcript

On-Site Interview

After review of application materials by the residency committee, selected applicants will be contacted for a three hour on-site interview between January–March 2017.  For consideration, the online application and all supporting documentation must be received by January 2, 2017.