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A Day in the Life of an Informatics Pharmacist

Hi everyone! As a practicing informatics pharmacist, I frequently get questions from students about the 'day in the life' of an informatics pharmacist. In an effort to be proactive, I've started a YouTube channel that highlights some of the aspects of the field. In my most recent video, I host...

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Four Things You Should Be Doing To Secure Your Next Promotion

At a recent happy hour, a young colleague described a situation where several staff in her area did their jobs well but were not being promoted. This led to a very interesting discussion among several of us more “senior” folks at the table and a few of our younger colleagues. I...

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Ask Not What Your Profession Can Do for You

As we approach the presidential inauguration I am reminded of one of the most famous and often quoted inaugural addresses. On January 20, 1961 John Fitzgerald Kennedy challenged his fellow Americans to “…ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country...

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It's the most wonderful time of the year ....

Winters are magical. There are black Friday sales, bright lights, and holiday cheer. It's the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? For pharmacy students, the holiday cheer does not last long. Finals week is stressful and can leave students feeling depressed, overwhelmed, unmotivated, and...

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My ASHP APPE Experience – Spice Up Your Life

At the end of every rotation I have the same mixed emotions. I’m excited to start my next rotation and learn something new from someone new. But I’m also sad because I have to leave the site and the people I’ve gotten to know over the past 6 weeks. Maybe I’m lucky. The...

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Kudos to BPS and CCGP – A Major Step Forward

Today the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) and the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (CCGP) issued a press release announcing announcing that the Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP) credential will move under the BPS portfolio of pharmacist certifications. Kudos to those...

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Career Transitions - From PSF to NPF

P4 year is full of transitions. We start to prepare to become pharmacists and decide where we would like to have a career whether as a resident, fellow, or staff pharmacist. We move away from didactic lectures and have increased clinical experiences from which to draw knowledge. And within ASHP...

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Should You Have a Pharmacist CV or Pharmacist Resume?

Should You Have a Pharmacist CV or Pharmacist Resume? To remain competitive, you’ll need to lay a good foundation for both your pharmacist CV and pharmacist resume What is a resume? Resumes have changed tremendously in the last 5 to 10 years. It is no longer a mundane...

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Pharmacy is a small world, after all: Student Pharmacist experiences at the OSHP Annual Meeting

Pharmacy is a small world, after all : Student Pharmacist experiences at the OSHP A nnual M eeting Contributed by Angela Goodhart and Katri na Ma nn (current P4 students at Northeast Ohio Medical University) As ...