Why Should I Do a Residency?

Pharmacy residencies allow you to apply the knowledge and skills you've learned in school to real patients, situations, and settings. You will also be exposed to different facets of practice and learn about the many and varied career paths available to pharmacists today. Gain answers and insights about residency training including opportunities, benefits, settings, how to find a program that’s right for you, and when you should start thinking about a residency. Download our brochure [PDF]


Chapter 1 - Why Should I Do a Residency?Why Should I Do a Residency? [VIDEO 00:01:22 min]
This introduction gives you a broad overview of what a pharmacy residency entails and how you can go about finding the right residency experience.


Chapter 2 - What is a residency? What Is a Residency? [VIDEO 00:03:15 min]
Learn about one- and-two-year pharmacy residency options as well as the variety of residency settings you can choose from.


Chapter 3 - The benefits of doing a residency: The Benefits of Doing a Residency: [VIDEO 00:03:00 min]
Hear former residents describe both the short-term and long-term advantages of doing a residency that will last throughout your career.


Chapter 4 - When should you start thinking about doing a residency?When Should You Start Thinking About a Residency? [VIDEO 00:04:25 min]
Listen to residency directors and their residents as they share the information you’ll need to successfully apply to the program of your choice.


Chapter 5 - The final steps: The Final Steps [VIDEO 00:03:00 min]
Learn how to master the residency interview process and the in’s and out’s of the National Match.



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