Maine Medical Center
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Apply and Benefits

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All Non-US citizens are required to have proper visas allowing for completion of the full one year long residency program; Maine Medical Center cannot sponsor visas.

Application Requirements 

  • PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy received before start date of residency
  • Eligible for Maine Pharmacist licensure
  • An interview is required
  • All application materials to be submitted online via PhORCAS specified due date
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted online via PhORCAS from any of the following: college faculty, rotation preceptors, or employers
  • Official copy of pharmacy school transcripts only
  • Successful completion of PGY1 required for PGY2 program

PGY1 Application Process

  • Virtual interview offers will be extended after application review
  • An optional onsite ‘Open House’ is scheduled approximately 1 week prior to rank list deadline, at the conclusion of virtual PGY1 interviews
  • The Optional Open House is an opportunity for interested applicants to visit Portland, tour Maine Medical Center, and meet the preceptors and staff in person
  • The Optional Open House is not a part of the interview process, and is not utilized to rank applicants (Ranks for the ‘Match’ are determined solely by the virtual interview itself)
  • Attendance at the Optional Open House is not a requirement of the interview process, and is solely for the benefit of applicants to get to know our program, and to help the applicant prepare their own ranks for the Match
  • Contact Anne Andrle for the Open House date in order to arrange your travel by early January

Stipends and Benefits

PGY1: $48,500 per year
PGY2: $50,000 per year

Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Voluntary Life
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • MMC Pension Plan
  • Section 529 Plan
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Conference and Travel Reimbursement