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How to Apply to our Programs

The Upstate University Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program participates in the Pharmacy Residency MATCH program. Applicants must be graduates of an accredited College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent experience. Applicants must apply to the MATCH program and must be prepared for an on-site interview. Details of the interview will be forwarded via email or phone.

Applications should be submitted via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PHORCAS). Application deadline is January 3, 2023.

If you have questions, you may contact one of our residency program directors below. More information can be found by visiting All Programs or copying and pasting this URL in your web browser. TinyURL.com/UpstatePharm

William Darko, PHARMD

William Darko, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Email: [email protected]

Elizabeth Phillips, PHARMD

Lisa Phillips, BS Pharm, PharmD, CACP, BCACP, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Email: [email protected]


Kelly Ulen, PharmD, BCGP, PGY2 Geriatric Residency Program Director
Email: [email protected]


Jeff Steele, PharmD, PGY2 Infectious Disease Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Email: [email protected]


Kelly Steidl, PharmD, PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Email: [email protected]