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PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency

The PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency is a 12-month program based at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson that is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The program is designed to train selected, highly motivated and highly qualified pharmacists so that they are prepared to be future educators, assume an infectious diseases specialist position in an acute care facility and/or pursue advanced fellowship training in infectious diseases research. 

  • National Matching Services Code: 632855
  • ASHP Code: 81007
  • Duration/Type: 12-month residency
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Salary: $60,840
  • Application deadline: January 5
  • How to Apply

Patient Care Learning Experiences

Required Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Adult General Infectious Diseases 1
  • Adult General Infectious Diseases 2
  • Adult Transplant Infectious Diseases 1
  • Adult Transplant Infectious Diseases 2
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 1 with Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 2 with OPAT
  • Critical Care - Medicine
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Solid Organ Transplant 1

Elective Rotations (Select 3)

  • Hematology, Oncology, and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
  • Adult General Infectious Diseases 3
  • Adult General Infectious Diseases 4
  • Adult Transplant Infectious Diseases 
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 3
  • Critical Care - Trauma/Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine - Cystic Fibrosis
  • Solid Organ Transplant 2
  • Research


  • Adult HIV Ambulatory Clinic
  • Duty Hours/Moonlighting
  • Infectious Diseases Medication Use Process
  • Infection Prevention and Infectious Diseases Group Meeting Sessions
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Weekend Staffing
  • Teaching certificate program (optional)

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

Pharmacy Residency Director

David E. Nix, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP
(520) 626-4814