Pharmacy Practice Residency - Milwaukee VA Medical Center
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Milwaukee VA Medical Center


Pharmacy Practice Residency

Pharmacy Residency Application

The application requirements are the same for all of our pharmacy residency programs (PGY1 and PGY2). Applications are due on January 1,2022. 

Applicant Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) accredited School of Pharmacy with a Pharm.D. or equivalent degree or a school with candidate status from ACPE.
  • U.S. citizenship (requirement to be employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Register and participate in the ASHP Residency Matching Program

Application Process & Requirements: 

  • Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) must be used to submit electronic application.
  • Please visit for more information on PhORCAS.
  • Information required by PhORCAS includes demographics, curriculum vitae (CV), transcripts, letter of intent and letters of recommendation. 

Selection of Candidates: 

  • Criteria considered by the residency selection committee include: PhORCAS application, knowledge of professional practice, communication skills, ability to apply theory to practice, leadership ability, interest in the program, confidence, and maturity.
  • Candidates may be asked to participate in a phone interview.
  • An onsite interview, if offered, is required.