PGY1 Application Process

Application Requirements

In order to be considered for this residency, the applicant must:
  1. Possess a strong interest in clinical pharmacy practice
  2. Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  3. Be enrolled in or complete an ACPE-accredited PharmD degree program
  4. Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program

Once accepted into the residency program, candidates should submit a completed UHS Job Application by May 1 and obtain a Registered Pharmacist License in the state of Texas by August 1.

Applications Materials

The applicant must submit the following application materials via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) at https://portal.phorcas.org:

  1. Letter of interest/intent
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Three professional letters of recommendation (via standard PhORCAS reference form)
  4. Official college of pharmacy transcripts
  5. Recent photograph (color or black & white)

Additional Information

For further information please contact: 

Elizabeth Hand, PharmD, BCPS
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Department of Pharmacy Services
University Health System
4502 Medical Drive, MS 102-1
San Antonio, TX 78229-4493
Office: 210-743-3833
E-mail: Elizabeth.Hand@uhs-sa.com

For employee benefits information, please contact Human Resources:
Rosie Ramirez, Recruiter at 210-358-2281 or Rosa.Ramirez@uhs-sa.com

Application Deadline: January 5