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The Secrets of Resilience

A recent essay by Meg Jay in the Wall street Journal recently caught my eye this month. Dr. Jay’s essay notes that many highly successful people dealt with some form of hardship or adversity in their early life. She cites a study of famous biographies that found less than 15% of famous people...


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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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Revisiting the PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives

As you may be aware, the PGY2 Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives for Pharmacy Informatics are due for a comprehensive update since their inception in 2006. As an initial step in the review process, the Section Advisory Group on Professional Development has been tasked with...


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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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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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Interviewing with a Purpose

I recently read a good piece on interviewing by Jim Schleckser , CEO, the Inc. CEO Project. In this essay he describes asking candidates "If I was to hire you, how would I know if you were doing a good job?" He goes on to describe how weak candidates will talk in generalities and offer...

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Passing the baton

With the arrival of June and the end of the academic year, it is a time of change for many of us. For trainees, this also means it is time to pass the baton and let new and eager to learn pharmacists fill our spots. It is bittersweet as we look forward to our next adventure and reminisce on the...