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Meritus residency application process

Application Process

We participate in the PhORCAS residency application process. (PhORCAS: Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service). PhORCAS is the result of a partnership between the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Liaison International. It also incorporates registration with the National Matching Service (NMS). Our PGY1 NMS program code is 210913 .

Our application for the PGY1 pharmacy practice residency program requires submission of the following information through PhORCAS:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference from any of the following:
    • Professor
    • Preceptor
    • Supervisor
  • Transcript
  • Letter of intent that is personalized for Meritus Medical Center
    • There is no specific topic for the letter but ideas include:
      • Why do you want to complete a PGY-1 residency?
      • Why do you want to complete your residency training at Meritus Medical Center?

Completed applications are due by January 7, 2019.

Click here to visit PhORCAS and begin your application process!

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