PGY1 Residency Application Schedule

December 30
Deadline to submit completed application, including essays via PhORCAS. We will not accept applications mailed directly to Virginia Mason.

PhORCAS application materials:

  • Basic demographics
  • Official pharmacy school transcripts
  • One-page letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three references
  • Two essay responses

Second week of January
Candidates contacted for interviews.

  • Additional Virginia Mason application items sent to candidate as applicable

Late January and February 
Onsite interview

  • Interviews are conducted over a half day and include lunch
  • Candidates will meet with RPD, current residents, preceptors and pharmacy managers
  • Prepare to present a 5 minute presentation on a healthcare topic of your choice

Early March
Final date for submission of rank order lists

Late March
Results of Match are released