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KU School of Pharmacy & The University of Kansas Health System

A pharmacy residency at The University of Kansas Health System provides you with a unique opportunity to explore your career options alongside a practitioner in your chosen field. As a resident, you'll expand your clinical knowledge, sharpen your leadership skills, develop responsibility and scholarly relevance, and apply that learning into daily practice.

At The University of Kansas Health System, we prepare our residents to become leaders in pharmaceutical care. We equip them with the knowledge, skills and experience to meet today's challenges and succeed in tomorrow's practice.


  • Must be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Kansas
  • PGY-2 residencies require completion of a PGY-1 residency program
  • On-site interview with our pharmacy team


Residencies Type Length Annual Stipend Positions
Ambulatory Care PGY2 12 months (approx. July-June) $48,000 1
Community Pharmacy - Balls Foods PGY1 53 weeks $43,000 2
Community Pharmacy - Dillons PGY1 53 weeks $49,000 1
Critical Care PGY2 12 months (approx. July-June) $48,000 1
Drug Information PGY2 12 months (approx. July-June) $48,000 1
Health System Pharmacy Administration/MS PGY1/PGY2
25 months (approx. June-July) $48,000 3-4
Oncology Pharmacy PGY2 12 months (approx. July-June) $48,000 3
Pharmacy Practice PGY1 13 months (approx. June-June) $48,000 4-6

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU
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