Admission & Application

The APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2019 was MARCH 22nd; check back for upcoming intake details


Applicants are required to be registered and licensed or eligible for license 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.

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


Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the BC College of Pharmacy and have completed an accredited year 1 pharmacy practice residency program (ACPR) and/or an accredited Clinical Masters (in Pharmacy) degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Additional clinical experience is preferred.


Interested Applicants should submit the following via email to by March 22nd, 2019:

  1. Curriculum vitae

  2. Letter of intent (maximum 500 words)

  3. Copy of residency certificate or verification of successful completion supplied by the program (signed letter or email from the program coordinator)

  4. Three letters from professional references

  5. Application fee: $120 payable as a cheque, money order, or bank draft payable to “Provincial Health Services Authority”.  Mail cheque to: Attention Avena Guppy, Administrative Assistant – Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services, 2733 Heather Street, Heather Pavilion, Level D, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview in the spring of 2019.

Applicant Selection for Interview

All application documents must be received by the application deadline, in order for the application to be eligible for review.

Each applicant packet is screened and scored by at least 2 members of the APRY2 Residency Advisory Committee.