Application Information

Application is available through PhORCAS, the web-based pharmacy residency application system, starting in November of each application cycle.

All applicants must be registered with the National Matching Service. Information on eligibility and registration may be found at:

Pre-requisites for the PGY1 program include: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school or college.

Sentara Healthcare does not sponsor candidates for H-1B status to work as pharmacy residents.

Applicants interested in the program should submit the following materials through PhORCAS:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. School or college of pharmacy transcript
  3. Three references completed through the reference section in PhORCAS
  4. Letter of intent


Current resident benefits include: A competitive stipend, Paid Annual Leave days including vacation, holiday and sick days, medical/dental insurance, professional leave and travel allowance to attend national and regional meetings.