Residency Application Requirements


  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of West Virginia
  • PGY2 Applicants must have successfully completed a PGY1 Residency in Pharmacy Practice
  • Residency requires a specific set of minimum physical, mental, emotional and social abilities necessary to be successful. Residents must possess all of the abilities listed in the five categories outlined in this policy (See CAMC Staff Handbook).

Technical Standards

I. Observation
II. Communication
III. Motor function
IV. Intellectual/conceptual, integrative, & quantitative abilities
V. Behavioral and social attributes

Application procedure

All application materials must be submitted via PhORCAS

  • Letter of intent
  • Copy of transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Passport-style photograph (for identification purposes only during application review and interview process)

For PGY1 – Pharmacy Residency, for more information contact:

Meredith Todd, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Charleston Area Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
3200 MacCorkle Ave, SE.
Charleston, WV 25304

PGY2 – Critical Care Pharmacy, for more information contact:

Brian M. Hodges, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP
Charleston Area Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
3110 MacCorkle Ave. SE
Charleston, WV 25304

PGY2 – Geriatric Pharmacy, for more information contact:

David P. Elliott , PharmD
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
West Virginia University-Charleston Division
3110 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304