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Student Pharmacist

Written by student pharmacists for student pharmacists, Student Pharmacist magazine provides the latest on career preparation, leadership, legislative activities and advocacy efforts, patient care projects, APhA–ASP Chapter innovations, life on rotation, tips from new practitioners, and more.

Where are they now? Where are they now?

Where are they now?

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Andrew P. Traynor, PharmD, BCPS (University of Minnesota) 2003–04 APhA–ASP National President As Executive Director Ambulatory and Managed Pharmacy Services at Banner Health in Phoenix, AZ, I work with health care payers, providers, and care management teams to design, deploy, and oversee the delivery of a number of clinical pharmacy services. This includes clinic-embedded pharmacists, pharmacist-operated MedCare Clinics, centralized pharmacy services, population health management services, and pharmacy benefit optimization. I am honored to lead a team of passionate...
'Fearlessly Authentic': If I can, you can 'Fearlessly Authentic': If I can, you can

'Fearlessly Authentic': If I can, you can

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“Are you sure you want to do this? You do not even speak English!” This is just an example of the things I heard when my husband and I decided to go to college in the United States. I cannot say that I did not feel supported from family and friends, but I wanted to start with these quotes to show you where I was and where I stand...
Let your creative side shine through Let your creative side shine through

Let your creative side shine through

I recall starting pharmacy school 2 years ago and being told that my social media image must be kept professional. I was afraid to post anything...
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Developing the pharmacist of the future Developing the pharmacist of the future

Developing the pharmacist of the future

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy is the only 3-year PharmD program located on an academic medical center in the Midwest,...
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The true essence of APhA–ASP The true essence of APhA–ASP

The true essence of APhA–ASP

For me, not too long ago, the letters APhA–ASP were nothing more than an abnormal distribution of vowel and consonants in a bowl of alphabet...
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Understanding the meaning of “Sleepless in Seattle” Understanding the meaning of “Sleepless in Seattle”

Understanding the meaning of “Sleepless in Seattle”

I could feel the excitement in the air as everyone awaited the clock to reach 9:30 am. It was a cool, clear Thursday morning in Seattle, a city...
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I wish I knew: Graduation edition I wish I knew: Graduation edition

I wish I knew: Graduation edition

A sad, but true, fact of life is that learning the “hard way” is oftentimes the only way. People don’t tell you important...
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Considerations for renting versus buying a home

When I talk with student pharmacists about their financial goals and aspirations, purchasing a home is typically near the top of the list. Purchasing a home is often considered to be a milestone of adulthood and an escape from a renting situation. So, is home ownership everything it is cracked up to be? Well, as you might suspect, the answer is “it depends.” Whether you are...

Promoting diabetes awareness to the world

Since 2016, the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy APhA–ASP Chapter has set up a photo booth in the atrium of our school on World Diabetes Day (November 14) along with fun props that go with the theme. Acknowledging how powerful social media is in our generation, we wanted to use it as a platform to reach an even bigger population. Many people around the world use social...

It starts with one

We bide by three pillars at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy APhA–ASP Chapter: advocate for the profession of pharmacy through policy efforts, serve patients across the state of Tennessee, and develop student pharmacists within our chapter to be the best pharmacists upon graduation. We try to base everything we do off these pillars and develop...

Rediscovering my purpose in Peru

Our APhA–ASP Chapter at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy is connected with an organization, Casa de Salud Peru, founded by a fellow pharmacist, Kerrylyn Rodriguez. Each summer, she takes a group of individuals, most but not all of whom are health professionals, to Iquitos, Peru, to provide basic health care services to the locals. The clinics provide consults...

APhA–ASP and IPSF: A valuable partnership

The International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF) is the leading international advocacy organization for student pharmacists. Representing more than 350,000 student pharmacists and recent graduates in 90 countries worldwide, IPSF was founded in 1949 by eight member organizations from Europe and Australia, making it the oldest faculty-based, student-led organization in the world....

Where are they now?

(Oregon State University) 1983–84 SAPhA Vice President I am the Senior Vice President responsible for Moda Health’s (Portland, OR) major government accounts. I am Chair of the Board of the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization and a member of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Business & Industry organization. Honored as an Alumni Fellow of Oregon State University,...

Staying in the know has never been easier

It’s 6:30 am. The alarm goes off, signaling the start of the day. In mere moments, blue light from the phone casts upon the face of the student pharmacist. Still on his side, the student pharmacist watches as streams of information and media scroll across the phone screen. There are 8 notifications, 1 friend request, 2 messages, 10 e-mails, 2 direct messages, 12 unread texts, 136 likes,...
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