Pharmacy Residency Program

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program.

Eligibility and Application

Pharmacy Residency Program eligibility and application requirements.

To be eligible for Ascension Borgess’ residency, the applicant must:

  • Possess a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an ACPE-accredited school
  • Be eligible for licensure as a registered pharmacist (R.Ph.) in the State of Michigan (Note: licensure is required within 90 days of entering the program)
  • Have employment authorization that is valid throughout the residency period (non-resident alien applicants)

Application Process
To apply for the residency program, Ascension Borgess requires candidates to submit the following materials:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation

Ascension Borgess uses the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) to manage the residency application process. Applicants need to register for a PhORCAS account at to submit their application materials to Ascension Borgess electronically.

Ascension Borgess will begin to offer on-site residency interviews once the candidate’s application packages have been received and reviewed.

Application questions should be directed to:

Mitchell Stein, PharmD
Residency Program Director
Ascension Borgess
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Office: 269-226-5114
Fax: (269) 226-8173