Pharmacy residency application
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Pharmacy residency application

The Mercy Pharmacy Residency Program seeks residents that have pharmacy working experience, participation in extracurricular and volunteer activities and the ability to work efficiently and productively in an independent manner.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere for our employees, patients and community. Allina Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and will make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Resident goals should align with our objectives
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy
  • NAPLEX and MN Pharmacy Law exam successfully completed before July 1

Application requirements

  • Submit all material through the PhORCAS system
  • Application deadline is January 2 of each year
  • PGY1 NMS Code: 167513 – our PGY1 residency program moved to a single match number in 2018


  • Interviews for invited applicants will take place during January and February 
  • A short presentation is required during the interview
  • Meet with the pharmacy program director, director of pharmacy, pharmacy managers, preceptors, technicians and current residents

This residency agrees that no person at this residency will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.