Application for Pharmacy Residency Program - VA North Texas Health Care System
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Application for Pharmacy Residency Program

Basic Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy (with GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Hold an active pharmacy license or be eligible for licensure
  • Candidates for the PGY1 residency must be a U.S. citizen
  • Candidates for any specialty residency must have completed a PGY1 residency
  • Registered with American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Matching Program.
  • Complete an on-site interview. 


Application Information 

These application items must be uploaded to PhORCAS by the deadlines stated in PhORCAS 

  • Letter of interest (describe your interest in this residency program and your professional goals/objectives)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts from all pharmacy education institutions
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

More Information

  • PGY1 Application: Residency Director Christyn Mullen-Lee, PharmD, BCACP or Residency Coordinators Kristen Backe, PharmD, BCPP; Lisa Nguyen, PharmD, BCGP, CDE.
  • Infectious Diseases Residency Director: Tomasz Jodlowski, PharmD, BCPS, AQID or Residency Coordinator Marcus Kouma, PharmD, BCPS
  • Ambulatory Care Residency Director: Lisa Chastain, PharmD, BCACP
  • Mental Health Residency Director: Monica Mathys, PharmD, CGP, BCPP
  • Geriatrics Residency Director: Amie Blaszczyk, PharmD, CGP, FASCP


Mailing Addresses:

Pharmacy PGY1 Residency Program
VA North Texas Health Care System (119C)
Attn: Christyn Mullen-Lee, PharmD, BCACP
4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX  75216

PGY2 Specialty Residency Program
VA North Texas Health Care System (119C)
Attn: Program Director Name
4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX 75216 

PGY1 Interviews

  • Interviews are granted to 20 to 30 applicants.
  • If an interview is granted, applicant will be contacted to coordinate interview date.
  • Applicants not granted interviews will be notified by February 15.
  • Interviews scheduled on Thursdays, typically beginning mid-January through February 
  • Applicant must deliver 20-minute disease state slideshow presentation using primary literature and critical evaluation of that literature. 
  • Applicant expected to use critical analysis and answer questions on that topic from experienced clinicians. 
  • Applicants will meet with one or more of current PGY1 residents.
  • Applicants will participate in group interview with residency council members.
  • Applicants will be required to write SOAP note after reviewing a given case.