Types of Pharmacy Residencies

Students looking to gain practical experience as part of their pharmacy education can take advantage of two types of residency programs through the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.

Hospital Pharmacy Residency Programs

Hospital Pharmacy residencies in Ontario are co-ordinated by the Pharmacy Residency Forum of Ontario (PRFO). The accredited residency programs follow the standards and guidelines of the Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board (CPRB). Individual programs are affiliated with one of the academic pharmacy programs in Ontario, including the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. These 12-month learning experiences involve structured rotations in pharmacy practice, education, research, and administration. The goal is to prepare pharmacists for challenging and innovative pharmacy practice careers. The residency year will start between July and September. 

For more information and to apply for a hospital residency, please visit the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists site.

For information about a Hospital Pharmacy Residency/MSc Combined Program, please visit the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSc) site.


Industrial Pharmacy Residency Program

The Industrial Pharmacy Residency Program (IPRP) is administered by the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, in cooperation with participating Pharmaceutical Companies as listed below. These one-year specialty residencies develop skills and provide experience focused within the stated specialty area. This is an educational residency program for graduates from a recognized Pharmacy degree program; it is not an application for a position with a pharmaceutical company.

Applications Process - NOW OPEN

Applications are now invited for Residencies occurring from September 2023 to August 2024. Please click here if you are a current U of T student where you will login with your UTORID to access the application form and process.

If you are not currently a U of T student, please click here  to request a login. Please take note of the email address and password you choose when completing your request. Once you complete your request, please allow 3-5 business days for your CLNx account to be activated. 

Once your account has been activated, you will be able to login with your email address and password by clicking here.  Please note, you will not receive a notification once your account has been activated, so it is recommended you check the login page to see when you have access.

In the interim, you may prepare to upload the following as part of the application:

  1. Applicant Contact Information
  2. University Transcripts from Pharmacy program (in PDF format; unofficial copy accepted – verification may be required)
  3. Resume or CV
  4. Reference form (listing contact information of two referees) (click here)

Note: Applications will be accepted until October 14th, 2022. Once an application is approved, the applicant will be required to pay a $250.00 application fee in order to access the job board. Applicants will then have until October 31st, 2022 to finalize their selection of positions. We recommend initiating your application through the CLN “here” link above as soon as possible.

New this year

Residency offers from individual companies will be communicated to successful applicants starting on February 10, 2023 and no longer align with the Hospital Residency Program timelines.

The Product Development Regulatory residencies with Roche will be 24 months in length. Please review the updated Terms of Reference document for more information.

Participating Companies

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