UT Pharmacy Earns Highest Residency Match Rate in Texas

By Nick Nobel
April 19, 2022
#1 Residency Match Placement in Texas

Pharmacy schools across the country completed their 2022 Phase I and Phase II residency matches for new or upcoming graduates of their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programs. The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy placed in the top ten of all pharmacy schools in the nation, and number one in Texas.

“Once again our college’s Pharm.D. students have excelled throughout the residency process,” said Dr. Diane Ginsburg, Associate Dean for Healthcare Partnerships. “Their skills as graduates of the UT Pharmacy program will allow them to leave their mark on hospitals, medical centers and health systems throughout the country.”

#8 Residency Match Rate Nationwide.

Overall, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy placed eighth in the entire country in the percentage of match placements with 86.7%, compared to the national match placement average of 77% and number one in Texas.

86.7% Residency Match Placement. National Average: 77%.

Placements include postgraduate residencies in institutions such as the Dell Seton Medical Center, University of Chicago Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital and the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

“I am delighted the college continues to place high on the nation’s list for residency match placements,” said Dr. Sam Poloyac, dean of the UT College of Pharmacy. “Residencies not only provide Pharm.D. graduates with essential hands-on experience, but each hospital, ambulatory care and community program benefits from the multifaceted skills of our recent grads.”

The UT College of Pharmacy, in conjunction with facilities throughout Texas and beyond, provides a variety of outstanding Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) and Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Practice Residencies in Pharmacy Practice, Community-based Practice, Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine and many more. The residency process is essential to providing additional education and experience in the pharmacy profession and assures good career footing for UT Pharmacy graduates at the start of their careers.