Residency Candidate MUST provide/submit the following:
1. Upload the following documents to PhORCAS. (Click the link to complete)
- Letter of Intent
- Curriculum Vitae
- College Transcripts
- Three Letters of Recommendation
2. Complete Individualized Assessment for Residency Training.
(Located at the bottom of this page)
3. Complete ARH Online Application. (Click the link to complete)
Application Evaluation Procedure:
Complete applications will be reviewed by a residency selection committee of the Residency Program Director (RPD), Director of Pharmacy (DOP), Residency Program Coordinator, preceptors and current residents.
Application scoring criteria:
- Hospital and pharmacy experience
- Academic performance
- Strength of letters of recommendation
- Written communication skills
- Extracurricular activities
- Leadership roles
- Perceived ability to achieve residency goals and objectives.
The RPD may contact candidates as needed for application clarifications. Averaged scores will determine candidate eligibility for interview. The RPD will contact candidates as necessary to schedule interviews or notify candidates of ineligibility for interview.
Interviews may be conducted either virtually or on-site. Current COVID-19 incidence may necessitate exclusive use of virtual interviews. Interviews will be attended by representatives of the selection committee. A combination of individual and group scheduling may be utilized for on-site interviews.
Rank and Match Procedure
Once all interviews are complete, the residency selection committee will rank candidates. It is the policy of ARH to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or handicap. In accordance with the rules of the National Matching Service, the Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.
Phase II of the Match
The application evaluation and interview process will be exactly as Phase I of the Match but on an expedited time frame.