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Pharmacy Administrative Residency: Applying to the Program

Applying to the Program


Applicants should submit through the standard Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) application: a letter of intent for the residency program, a CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation. Please request from reference writers that they include a full letter of support within the reference form in PhORCAS as these are forwarded to the graduate school for admission.


To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the PhORCAS portal page.
  2. If you have not created an account, select the Create New Account link and complete the account registration.
  3. From the PhORCAS portal page, log in and complete the application process.

All applicants must also upload the following as Supplemental Information within PhORCAS:

  1. Complete a letter of intent or "statement of purpose" for the Graduate Program. In this one- to two-page letter, state your reasons for pursuing graduate study, why you want to participate in the residency program, what your research interests are, and why you are prepared for a graduate level program.
  2. Complete an online University of Wisconsin graduate school admission application and load a copy of the application into PhORCAS. Bear in mind the following when completing the online application:
    • 1A: First semester/year in which you wish to enroll should read Fall (yr): year in which you enroll; full time
    • 1B: Select Pharmacy MS (call number MS 756 PHM) for Intended Major Field of Study 

All applicants must also request and mail original transcripts from each higher education university attended to:


Jenny Lendborg

UW Hospital and Clinics Department of Pharmacy
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792