Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I register for the Match?
A: You can register for the Match here https://www.natmatch.com/ashprmp/applicants/register.html beginning in early November.

Q: Where can I apply for a residency position in your program?
A: You can apply here https://portal.phorcas.org/ beginning in early November 2017.

Q: If I am interested in applying to multiple sites within your program, do I submit one application for the program or one for each site?
A: You will only submit one application to our program but will select as many sites as you are interested in.

Q: If I am applying to multiple sites in your program, do I pay a separate application fee for each site I am interested in?
A: You will only be charged one fee for applying to multiple sites within our program.

Q: As an applicant, do I submit one cover letter to the entire program, or a cover letter for each individual site?
A: Applicants will have the option of submitting an individual cover letter to each site, or one general cover letter that includes one paragraph directed to each site you are applying to. Preference is not given to individual or combined cover letters, though all sites you apply to will have access to all cover letters submitted. Please use the format you feel will most benefit your application. 

Q: If I am invited for an interview, where will the interview be held?
A: Interviews are hosted by the individual residency site and interviews will also be held at said site. The only interviews held at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy are for the Pharmaceutical Care Leadership residency.

Additional Questions?

Please contact Amy Pavelka in the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at pavelka@umn.edu.