Residency Programs

Residency Programs

Rush offers a PGY1 pharmacy residency, including a nontraditional PGY1 residency, as well as five specialized PGY2 programs. There are tentative plans to start two new PGY2 programs in July 2021 — in Internal Medicine and Health System Pharmacy/Leadership.

Residency program

Residency Program Director

Manual and Brochure

Year started


Nora Flint, PharmD, FASHP, BCPS
Co-coordinators: Alifiya Hyderi, Pharm.D., BCPS; Justin Fisher, Pharm.D 


PGY2 Critical Care

Mary Jane Sullivan, PharmD, BCCCP


PGY2 Emergency Medicine

Giles Slocum, Pharm.D, BCCCP


PGY2 Health System Pharmacy/Leadership

Sara Wilke, Pharm.D., MBA


Tentative summer 2022

PGY2 Internal Medicine

Melissa Kocek, Pharm.D., BCPS


Tentative summer 2022

PGY2 Oncology

Amanda Seddon, Pharm.D., BCOP
Residency project coordinator: Becca Myers, Pharm.D., BCOP
Residency presentation coordinator: Danielle Murphy, Pharm.D., BCOP

PGY2 Oncology Residency Brochure


PGY2 Pediatrics

Jessica Jacobson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS


PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

Nicole Alvey, PharmD, BCPS



Apply to a Program

Interested candidates should apply for a Rush pharmacy residency through the following channels:

  • Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
  • ASHP Resident Matching Service/National Matching Service
  • Letter of intent for PGY1 residency programs: please incorporate the following items into the submitted letter of intent:
    • Preferred interest in traditional PGY1 or nontraditional PGY1, if there is a preference
    • Areas of interest to focus on during the residency
    • Level of desire to mentor/precept pharmacy student
    • Preparation for a 24-hour on-call program
    • Career goals

Unfortunately, we are not able to accept any international applicants at this time.