Banner Desert Medical Center/Cardon Children's Medical Center Pharmacy Residency
Banner Desert Medical Center, a flagship of Banner Health and one of the largest and most comprehensive facilities in Arizona, and Cardon Children's Medical Center, a state-of-the-art medical facility dedicated to the health needs of children will host two PGY-1 Pharmacy residents.
This residency will offer training for the clinical needs of a large tertiary-care hospital and exposure to the needs of the pediatric population.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Banner Desert Medical Center, a 459-bed, nonprofit hospital, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, as one of the leading hospitals in the East Valley and Phoenix. Areas of excellence include one of Arizona's busiest Obstetrics programs with an emphasis on high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, Emergency medicine, cardiology, and general surgery.
- An expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Six pediatric operating rooms
- An expanded Pediatric Emergency Department
- An Outpatient Treatment Center
- Dedicated Pediatric Radiology Department.
- Dedicated Pediatric Rehabilitation unit.
- Dedicated pediatric cancer and blood disorder unit.
- Dedicated Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, with shelled space for future PICU expansion.
The Department of Pharmacy provides 24-hour services throughout both pediatric and adult hospitals, supported by over 90 full-time pharmacy personnel. We utilize advanced technology throughout the hospital to provide patient specific medications in a timely fashion. Our Clinical Specialists cover a wide range of specialties, including neonatology, pediatrics, adult medicine, oncology and critical care. Additionally we have decentralized pharmacists located in the ED, PICU, NICU, ICU, Cardiac and two Med/Surg floors.
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