Applicants to the Pharmacy PGY1 Residency Program are required to provide the following information through PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application).

Apply through PhORCAS

  • Education.
  • Work experience.
  • Rotations.
  • Community service.
  • Professional and society memberships.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Awards and honors.
  • Presentations.
  • Publications.
  • Research experience.
  • 3 letters of recommendation uploaded or copied into comment section of PhORCAS. Each letter of recommendation should address at a minimum 1) why is this candidate a good fit for Hillcrest Hospital PGY1, 2) What talents does the candidate possess that will be an asset to Hillcrest Hospital Pharmacy, 3) What opportunities does this candidate have for growth.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Letter of intent.
  • Transcripts.

After your application materials are reviewed, you may be invited to participate in a video-conference pre-interview session.

After the video conference pre-interview, you may be invited to an onsite interview.

If you match with Hillcrest PGY1 Residency, you will also be required to complete an online Cleveland Clinic application for a residency position.

If you have further questions about the application process for the Pharmacy PGY1 Residency at Hillcrest Hospital, please contact:

Frank Rigelsky, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital
6780 Mayfield Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
Phone: 440.312.7524 | Fax: 440.312.7104
[email protected]

Residency applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy does not sponsor applicants for work Visas.

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate OPT (Optional Practical Training) Visas for the Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Residency Program as the program extends beyond 12 months.

The Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Residency Program does not meet the qualifications of an OPT STEM employer because Cleveland Clinic is not enrolled in E-Verify.