Published on March 16, 2023 by Frank Ruggiero  
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In the first phase of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Match, McWhorter School of Pharmacy has already established a new school record of 57 students/graduates who’ve secured a pharmacy residency.

Of the school's current fourth-year class, 41 students have been matched with a Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) pharmacy residency, placing Samford Pharmacy in the top 20% of pharmacy programs in the U.S.

For previous graduates, 14 alumni secured a Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) pharmacy residency, while two students separately secured a Managed Care Residency, bringing the total to 57.

Additional match results are forthcoming.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.