Banner Desert/Cardon Children's Pharmacy Residency  

Residency Program Details


This comprehensive program is designed to provide training experiences in the fundamentals of pharmacy practice. The goal of our program is to develop competent clinicians prepared for direct patient care positions with adjunct faculty responsibilities and/or additional post graduate pharmacy training in a specialized pharmacy practice area. Individualized training plans, based upon the resident’s entrance level of knowledge, skills and interests, are developed and adjusted throughout the year.

Residency Program

Duration/Type: 12-month residency
Number of Positions: Four
Application Deadline: January 5th
Starting Date: Late June
Interview Required: Yes
National Matching Services Code: 201313

Core Learning Experiences

  • Pharmacy Practice Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics
  • General Pediatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Pharmacy Administration  (December)
  • Residency Project (longitudinal)

Elective Learning Experiences (additional opportunities available based upon resident interests)

  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care

Program Attributes:

  • Seminar Presentation
  • Pharmacy Education Conference
  • Hospital Committee Participation
  • Student Preceptorship Opportunities
  • Pharmacy Staffing/Clinical Services
  • Regional Pharmacy Meeting Presentation Opportunities
  • Research and Publication Opportunities
  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Western States Residency Conference

Salary & Benefits

  • Annual Stipend: $52,600
  • Paid Time Off:  26 days
  • Insurance
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision

Contact Us:
Heather A. Leinbach, Pharm.D., BCPS
BDMC – Department of Pharmacy Services
PGY-1 Residency Director
1400 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
Office: (480) 412-3286
Fax: (480) 412-8763

Banner Desert Medical Center/Cardon Children's Medical Center Pharmacy Residency
1400 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 412-3290
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