Residency Programs

Residency Programs

Rush offers a PGY1 pharmacy residency, including a nontraditional PGY1 residency, as well as seven specialized PGY2 programs. View the RUMC all programs manual here.

Residency Program Residency Program Director Manual, Brochure and Webpage Year Started Application Due Date


Gary D. Peksa, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Alifiya Hyderi, Pharm.D., BCPS
Stephany Nuñez Cruz, PharmD, BCPS

1978 1/2/24

PGY2 Critical Care

Mary Jane Sullivan, PharmD, BCCCP

2012 1/2/24

PGY2 Emergency Medicine

Giles Slocum, Pharm.D, BCCCP

2017 1/2/24

PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)

Sara Wilke, Pharm.D., MBA

2022 1/2/24

PGY2 Internal Medicine

Melissa Kocek, Pharm.D., BCPS

2022 1/2/24

PGY2 Oncology

Danielle Murphy, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Residency project coordinator:
Becca Myers, Pharm.D., BCOP
Residency outpatient coordinator: Trevor Christ, PharmD, BCOP

2012 1/2/24

PGY2 Pediatrics

Jessica Jacobson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS

2019 1/2/24

PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

Marissa Brokhof, PharmD, BCPS, BCTXP
Nicole Kenyon, PharmD, BCPS, BCTXP; Lance Lineberger, PharmD, BCPS, BCTXP

2012 1/2/24

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.