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How to Apply

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and American Pharmacists Association Immunization Certifications are preferred.

Potential candidates for the Pharmacy Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Residency Program should submit an application in accordance with the date listed in PhORCAS. The residency year begins on July 1st. The items below should be submitted with your application through PhORCAS:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
    • It should include (but not be limited to) schools or universities attended (including dates), degrees conferred or expected, honors and awards, extracurricular activities, work experience, clinical rotations (completed and scheduled) and other pertinent information.
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Two of which are from clinical or academic faculty and one from the most recent employer (RPD counts)  
    • Each individual who is writing a recommendation will submit directly to PhORCAS. Each reference writer must provide comments in at least three fields, in particular:
      • Independence and resourcefulness
      • Ability to work with peers and communicate effectively
      • Emotional stability and maturity

An on-site or virtual interview at Children’s National Hospital is required. Applicants will be invited to interview based upon their applications, personal statements and letters of recommendation at a mutually convenient time during late January to early March.

Applications Process

Applications are submitted through PhORCAS.

Contact Information

Sara Rooney, PharmD, BCPPS
Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services  
PGY2 Residency Program Director

Children's National Hospital
Division of Pharmacy, M4847
111 Michigan Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20010-2916