Interested in a one-year post-graduate pharmacy residency program to develop the knowledge and skills to provide exemplary patient care?  The LMPS Pharmacy Residency Program deserves your consideration.

Year 1 positions

For the 2020-21 program - we will have 30 residency positions (27 adult pod and 3 peds pod residents).


Applications Open - Mid-August, 2019
Applications Deadline - October 15th, 2019

Interviews in early December 2019   /   Matches are announced January 13, 2020

LMPS Year 1 Residency start date June 2020.


Fees associated with the application and matching process:
(Updated for 2020-2021 Application Cycle)

BC programs application fee: =  $50  along with the
CSHP Pharmacy Residency Application & Matching Service fee = $200  (total $250)
(This $200 CSHP fee allows application to 8 different programs in Canada; an additional $25 fee for subsequent program applications will apply)
UBC Registration Fee upon acceptance into a BC program (approximate, subject to change) = $95

Required credentials and qualifications

Applicants are required to be registered and licensed as a pharmacist with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.  All exams required for licensure must be completed prior to the start of the residency program which is in early June of each year.

All information provided in the application and reference letters will be reviewed and considered in the selection process. Applicants will be matched with the residency programs via the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists - Pharmacy Residency Matching Service (PRAMS). All applicants must be registered with the CSHP PRAMS matching service in order to be selected. 

International and out-of-province applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply.

All successful applicants to the LMPS Residency Program must provide evidence of membership with the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists and maintain their active membership throughout the course of the residency year.

how to apply

All residency programs in Canada have moved to a single on-line application process administered by CSHP. Once open, the application portal will be available on their website:

Check back in mid-August for the portal to be open for new applications!