Application Process

Applicants must be graduates of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program and be eligible for licensure in the state of Arkansas.

Applicants must submit all application materials in PhORCAS by January 5th.

  1. Letter of intent specific to the site you are applying to (i.e. Kroger, Harps Food Stores)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. 3 letters of recommendation (each must complete the standard reference form; a separate letter of recommendation is not required
  4. Professional photo
  5. Official transcript from pharmacy school

Application Process

To apply for the PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, follow these two steps:

  1. Register for the National Matching Service (NMS “The Match”)
  2. Apply to our program through PhORCAS

Applying to more than one residency site:
When selecting your designations in PhORCAS, you may apply to any of our sites:

  • Kroger – NMS 238415
  • Wal-Mart Stores- NMS 238421
  • Harps Food Stores – NMS 238423
  • Bryant Family Pharmacy – NMS 238422

You will be charged only one fee from PhORCAS, even if you apply to multiple sites within our program. While you may apply to multiple sites within our program, please note that you may not receive interviews for all of the sites selected. We recommend only applying to those sites that match your overall goals for completing a residency.

UAMS College of Pharmacy is a drug free work environment, and employees are required to complete a pre-employment drug screening.

Applications and interview invitations for Phase II Match are being accepted on a rolling basis.  Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure a chance to interview prior to rank deadline.

For all additional information regarding the application process, contact:

Megan Smith, PharmD, BCACP
Residency Program Director

UAMS College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacy Practice

4301 West Markham, Slot 522

Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: (501)526.7787
Fax: (501)296.1168