The 2022 ACCP Clinical Practice Affairs A Committee provides an update on the current state of rewards, recognition, and advancement for clinical pharmacists and provides best practice recommendations to improve job satisfaction and retention.
When applying to PGY1 residency programs as a fourth-year pharmacy student, I wasn’t sure if I would regret my decision... At that time, I was almost 22, and most of my Arab female classmates were engaged or married, or they already had children; I was still single.
New pharmacists who pursue residency have the opportunity to travel to unfamiliar locations and gain a better sense of pharmacy practice outside what they are familiar with. Although new relationships are certainly cultivated at these PGY1 institutions, those who match for a PGY2 may have to start the process all over again.
Adriane N. Irwin, Pharm.D., M.S., FCCP, BCACP, CDCES, is an associate professor (clinical) at the Oregon State University (OSU) College of Pharmacy, where she also serves as chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
We all learned it, “Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive.” Administer 30 chest compressions to every two breaths. Hands centered on the chest, shoulders directly over hands; elbows locked out, depth 2 inches, allowing for chest recoil. Sounds easy until you need to put it into action.
In this webinar, the speakers offer ways for clinicians to have conversations about misinformation with their patients and the community and provide resources and suggestions for clinicians wanting to play an active role in mitigating misinformation on social media.
Eric Vo Pham is a 2023 Pharm.D. Candidate at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy (UMSOP). Pham is passionate about leadership development, optimizing care for all patients, and advancing the pharmacy profession.
The Get the Medications Right (GTMRx) Institute recently announced the release of the 2022 edition of its summary of published research from practice sites using comprehensive medication management (CMM).
Madison Irwin, Pharm.D., BCPS, is a clinical and translational sciences postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. She graduated with a B.S. degree in biology from the University of Dayton in 2015 and a Pharm.D. degree from the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy in 2019. She subsequently completed PGY1 pharmacy practice and PGY2 pain management and palliative care residencies at University of Michigan Health (UMH).
Deborah Bondi, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS, pediatric clinical coordinator, NICU clinical pharmacy specialist, and PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program director at The University of Chicago Medicine, Comer Children's Hospital answers the question: How can I attain or maintain appropriate work-life balance during postgraduate training and throughout my career?
Reviewed and endorsed by ACCP, American Society of Transplantation, and International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation; these consensus recommendations are intended to standardize the approach to maintenance immunosuppression for specific solid organ transplants.
Pharmacy residents are faced with almost limitless opportunities to identify gaps in knowledge and devise plans to bridge those gaps. In particular, I was mystified by the details of the 340B program. How does our organization administer it, and how exactly do savings on outpatient drugs allow us to expand services? Trying to conduct my own research by slogging through HRSA’s website and other resources only left the picture muddier.
Christina Doligalski, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAST, BCPS, CPP
Christina Doligalski, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAST, BCPS, CPP, clinical pharmacist practitioner, University of North Carolina Health Care, answers the question:
What advice can you share for a successful clinical pharmacy career?