Residency Listing

Tucson Medical Center
5301 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
Code: 81300
NMS Code: 172813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Eric Bergstrom, PharmD
(520) 324-2516
Fax: (510) 324-7979
Director of Pharmacy: Claudia Koreny, Pharm.D.
(520) 324-2317
Program Contact: Eric Bergstrom, PharmD
(520) 324-2516
Fax: (510) 324-7979
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 3
Estimated Stipend: 44880
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Practice pharmaceutical care in a community, acute care, teaching facility. Required rotations include: adult medicine, adult surgery, ICU, administration, staffing, pediatrics/NICU/PICU/women's care, and ambulatory care. Electives include nutrition support, adult cardiac, pain management, infectious disease, hospice and sterile product preparation. There are a number of teaching opportunities including a teaching certificate program in conjunction with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. Additional opportunities can be arranged to meet resident specific needs.

Fringe Benefits:   

Two weeks of paid vacation, medical care, travel and educational allowance for 2 meetings (ASHP midyear and residency conference), and lunch allowance.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Graduate of accredited school of pharmacy, has active Arizona pharmacy license/eligible for licensure. Apply via PhORCAS. Interviews in February.

Training Site Type: Community
Model Type(s): Teaching, acute care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 41
Non-Professional Staff: 44
Total Beds: 625
Average Daily Census: 390
Site Special Features:   

Largest hospital in Southern Arizona where there are 350 days of sunshine and lots of outdoor activities throughout the year. Affiliated with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Mayo Clinic, and Phoenix Children's Hospital.