Hardin Pharmacy Residencies Admissions & Application Process


  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Licensed pharmacist or licensed intern in the state of Kentucky eligible for licensure 
  • US citizenship/permanent US resident

Admission policy 

  • Residency candidate selected must comply with all requirements for new employees at Baptist Health Hardin, including drug screen and immunizations. Applicants selected for employment will be bound by the rules set forth by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists as well as applicable rules and regulations set by the state of Kentucky and federal law. 
  • Selected candidates will be required to obtain Kentucky Pharmacy Licensure within 90 days of program start.

Resident responsibilities

Residents are required to adhere to at all times, to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and ethical conduct. 


  • Two (2) PGY-1 residency positions are available annually on a competitive basis 
  • Start Date: Mid-June

How to apply

Baptist Health Hardin complies with ASHP accreditation requirements and utilizes the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) for all applicants. All applicants must be registered with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP) Residency Matching Program.

Applications and all supporting documents are due by December 31, 2021 to include:

  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Official transcripts from the applicant's college of pharmacy 
  • Letter of intent detailing practice areas of interest and why the applicant is interested in Baptist Health Hardin.
  • Three references completed and submitted via PhORCAS

ASHP Code: 52709

NMS Code: 292313