Pharmacy Careers Fall 2019

Chapman University School of Pharmacy

December 08, 2019

Pharmacy Careers

Orange County’s first pharmacy school, the Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP), graduated its second cohort of doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students in May 2019 and is now graduating masters and doctor of philosophy in pharmaceutical science (PhD) degree students.

What's Coming to ASHP Midyear 2019

November 15, 2019

Pharmacy Careers

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting is approaching, and Pharmacy Times® will be on-site to provide comprehensive coverage from Las Vegas, Nevada. ASHP Midyear 2019 will take place December 8 to 12, 2019.

Student Pharmacist Leaders Discuss the Role of Social Media in Their Learning and Career Exploration

November 09, 2019

Pharmacy Careers

The use of social media for information and career exploration was recently examined in a roundtable discussion hosted by Pharmacy Careers® with student pharmacist leaders from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Chapman University School of Pharmacy, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, and Chicago College of Pharmacy at Midwestern University.

Considering Social Detriments, Privilege As a Future Public Health Pharmacist

November 08, 2019

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I recently went on a medical mission to Panajachel, Guatemala, as part of a patient care elective for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before this journey I had known that this population has limited access to health care and resources to lead a healthy lifestyle by modern standards.

Interprofessional Education Programs Focus on Pharmacists as Patient Care Providers

November 05, 2019

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As pharmacy practice evolves and the role of pharmacists continues to expand, the notion of working alongside other health care professionals to provide patient services is becoming more widely accepted as key to a pharmacist’s job.

How Pharmacy Graduates Can Overcome Unemployment

November 03, 2019

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For unemployed pharmacy graduates, the heartbreak of not finding work is real. They dedicated themselves to a demanding education, spent significant money on their schooling, and developed a plan to find work they love—only to discover that competition for jobs is fierce.

Senior Care Pharmacy: One Exploding Population, Many Career Paths (Part 2)

October 31, 2019

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During the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Fall 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland, 4 amazing pharmacists working in senior care pharmacy shared their career stories with a handful of students in pharmacy, as part of the Feldman Lecture.

Pharmacy in Transition: Physical Assessments

October 27, 2019

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When Marilyn Flores enrolled at the Touro College of Pharmacy in 2016, she expected classes on medical terminology and pharmacokinetics. But among the newer requirements at the New York, New York, school is a physical assessment class in the second year, as universities respond to the evolving role of retail pharmacists.

Next-Generation Pharmacist 2019 Future Pharmacist of the Year Award

October 27, 2019

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The Next-Generation Pharmacist® Awards is a national program that salutes pharmacy professionals who are defining the industry’s future. Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems, cofounders of this prestigious program, now in its seventh year, recognize pharmacy leaders who embody the innovation and inspiration in pharmacy and the future vision of the profession.

The One Skill Every Employer Wants

October 22, 2019

Pharmacy Careers

Tight job market? Trying to figure out how you can get an edge? Reading up on your therapeutics and management guru books? Well, it turns out that none of those should be your focus—at least for getting a job.

Pharmacist Training in Suicide Awareness Can Save Lives

October 20, 2019

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Suicide rates in the United States increased in nearly every state between 1999 and 2016. More than half of the states had a more than 30% rise in suicides during that period. In 2016, nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide.