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Admissions & Application


All residency programs at University of Utah Health use the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and participate in the Resident Matching Program of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) each year. The following items are required.

  • Completed Application – apply via PhORCAS
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent
  • Three recommendations using the PhORCAS standard form
  • College of Pharmacy transcripts (minimum acceptable GPA = 3.1/4.0 scale)

Completed applications will be considered for review.

Additional PGY1 and HSPAL Program Application Requirements:

  • At least one letter of recommendation must be from a clinical preceptor.
  • For schools of pharmacy that do not calculate grade point average, a class rank must be submitted to the residency program director.
  • Write a personal statement addressing which social determinant of health is most important to you when providing patient care? Describe why. (300 words or less). Upload the statement to PhORCAS.
  • In the letter of intent, comment on patient care and professional goals.

Application to the Masters of Healthcare Administration is not required when applying for the HSPAL PGY1 & PGY2/MHA program.

Site Visits

If you are visiting Salt Lake and would like to visit our hospitals or clinics, please contact the residency program director to schedule a tour of the facility.

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