PGY2 Banner University Tucson Oncology Specialty Residency

The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson/University of Arizona Cancer Center is a 12-month program for training pharmacists with an interest in oncology, hematology, stem cell transplant, and investigational drug research. The program was established in 2017 and is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency provides a well-rounded experience in acute and ambulatory medical oncology, hematology, and stem cell transplant. The University of Arizona Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state of Arizona. The PGY2 oncology resident will be actively involved in the therapeutic decision-making process and clinical outcomes for cancer patients. In addition, the resident will gain experiences in teaching, precepting, clinical research, and quality improvement. The resident will also be prepared for board certification in oncology pharmacy upon completion of this residency.

  • National Matching Services Code: 81015
  • Duration/Type: 12-month residency
  • Number of positions: One
  • Salary: $52,000
  • Application deadline: January 5
  • How to Apply

Patient Care Learning Experiences

Required Rotations

  • Oncology Pharmacy Orientation
  • Ambulatory Breast and Gynecological Oncology
  • Ambulatory Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Ambulatory Head, Neck, and Thoracic Oncology
  • Ambulatory Hematologic Malignancies
  • Ambulatory Melanoma, Sarcoma, Genitourinary Oncology
  • Ambulatory Gynecologic Oncology
  • Inpatient Adult Hematology and Oncology
  • Inpatient Leukemia and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT)
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Specialty Pharmacy

Elective Rotations (Select 2)

  • Adult Oncology Palliative Care and Hospice
  • Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and BMT
  • Phase I Investigational Drug Services Repeat Required Rotation


  • Oncology Administrative Forum
  • Oncology Chemotherapy Operations
  • Pharmacy Residency Project

Our program participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Residency Matching Program and is fully accredited by ASHP.

Pharmacy Residency Director

Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCOP, FASHP, FAzPA
(520) 694-6789