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Application Information

Application requirements:
  • Pharmacy School academic transcripts - Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent
  • Please address the following: 
    • Why you want to complete your residency at the Grand Island VA
    • Areas of clinical interest
    • Strengths
    • Short and long-term career goals
    • Describe how your APPE and work experience makes you qualified for this program
    • Why you are a good match with the Grand Island VA
  • Three (3) completed residency applicant recommendation request forms (from PhORCAS*) 
    • Please have reference writers complete and answer all narrative comment questions (1-4) on the standardized reference form
    • Application deadline: January 10, 2018
    • Interview notification: January 27, 2018

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Lisa Bilslend, Pharm.D, BCACP
Residency Program Director
Grand Island VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
308-382-3660 Ext. 92678