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You Can’t Handle the Truth (Leading in the Post-Truth Era)

​Jack Nicolson’s (or Col Jessup’s) classic line in the movie A Few Good Men provides insights into leadership. In the movie, Tom Cruise (Lieutenant Kaffee) presses Col Jessup during testimony indicating he wants the “the truth” and his angry reply dismisses Lieutenant Kaffee’s request. The story...

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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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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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Value-Based-Pricing: But Value to Whom?

The national debate over escalating drug costs continues to be front page news with no end in sight. New “specialty” drugs increasingly have per patient costs in the tens of thousands of dollars for a course of therapy. But it’s not just new therapies that have seen escalating...

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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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Credentialing and Privileging – The Cornerstone of Provider Status

This issue of AJHP is a theme issue featuring numerous papers on provider status. I applaud the Journal for featuring more theme issues such as this one that bring us more in-depth focus on important topics facing our profession. What struck me most as I read these papers is that a common...

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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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