Residency Listing

The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy/Northwest Medical Center
6200 N LaCholla Road
Tucson, AZ 85741
Code: 81016
NMS Code: *144213,144221
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Linda M Calkins, R.Ph., MPH
(520) 469-8363
Fax: (520) 469-8692
Director of Pharmacy: Ferena O. Salek, Pharm.D.
(520) 469-8693
Fax: (520) 469-8692
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: Health System - Hospital
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2018-12-28
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The program is designed to train selected, highly motivated and qualified pharmacists to compile, synthesize and analyze information and to communicate with healthcare professionals and patients in order to optimize drug therapy outcomes in hospitalized patients. The program emphasizes clinical practice and includes learning experiences in adult internal medicine, antimicrobial stewardship, medical oncology/neuro/inpatient rehab, critical care, emergency medicine, practice management/administration, project development and management, staffing, and more. Residents receive training and experience teaching and precepting pharmacy students, develop professional leadership skills, and develop lifelong learning skills. A residency project is a program requirement as is participation in the Teaching Certificate (PRSTL) Program.
Fringe Benefits:   Residents are offered all benefits provided to full time personnel. Funds may be provided to help offset travel expenses to selected state and national meetings.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD from ACPE-accredited college or FPGEC certificate from NABP for International Track Faculty Scholars, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, eligibility for Arizona Licensure, pharmacy school transcript, and three letters of recommendations. Application submissions are to be completed in PhORCAS. This PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (81016) accepts applicants from both the Traditional and International Tracks. The Traditional Track NMS Code is 144213. The International Track NMS Code 144221 is for International Faculty applicants associated with the University of Arizona's International Program.
Training Site Type: Health System - Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Community Health Systms
Model Type(s): Community -Based Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: For Profit
Professional Staff: 22
Non-Professional Staff: 24
Number of Medical Centers: 7
Total Beds: 300
Average Daily Census: 170
Site Special Features:   Northwest Medical Center has a dedicated staff of physicians representing numerous specialties including cardiology, neurology and neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, orthopedics and surgery. Northwest Medical Center has distinguished itself in a variety of clinical areas with accreditation for specialized services including: Chest Pain Center with PCI, Bariatric Center of Excellence, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Heart Failure Center of Excellence, Gold Seal of Approval Designation as a Primary Stoke Center and Disease-Specific Care Certifications for Total Knee and Hip Replacements and Spine Surgery. Northwest Medical Center serves the greater Tucson community including Marana, Green Valley, Sahuarita and Vail. In addition to the main hospital, Northwest Medical Center operates the Women's Center, Northwest Emergency Center Vail, area Urgent Care Centers, Surgical Centers, and an Ambulatory Care/Wound Care Center. Northwest Medical Center's Department of Pharmacy maintains an Affiliation Agreement with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and pharmacists serve as preceptors for APPE, IPPE, and Quality Improvement students.