How to Apply

The application deadline is Jan. 4.


  • Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy or one pursing accreditation or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Certificate
  • Letter of intent which must address reason(s) for pursuing a residency
  • CV
  • Three letters of recommendation on standard ASHP form
  • Official university transcripts

All residents must be eligible for licensure in the state of New York.

Application material must be submitted utilizing Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). After the entire application package is reviewed, the residency advisory committee will arrange potential interviews for selected candidates.


After your application is reviewed, if an interview is offered, you will receive a link to allow for self-scheduling to choose your date. Scheduling is done on a first-come first-serve basis.

Those that are not granted an interview during the initial review may be placed on a waitlist and will be considered for interviews if others do not accept the invitation.

Interview Day
Interviews are conducted virtually and last approximately four hours. You will meet with the program director, residency preceptors, department leadership, and current pharmacy residents.

Presentation requirement: You will be required to give a 15 minute presentation to invited guests.
Case questions and discussion: Prior to the interview you will be emailed a case that will be discussed during the Q&A with the preceptors.

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

New York State Office of the Professions

Information on New York State pharmacy licensure requirements can be found by visiting the New York State Board of Pharmacy.

Contact Us

Feel free to reach out with questions.

Erica Maceira, PharmD, BCPS, BCTXP
Associate Director of Pharmacy - Clinical Services
Pharmacy Residency Director
Transplant Pharmacist
[email protected]

Or feel free to reach out to any member of the staff or current residents.

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave, MC-85
Albany, NY 12208
Fax: 518-262-4123