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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.

"Chalkboard" it up to a great idea (Online Exclusive) "Chalkboard" it up to a great idea (Online Exclusive)

"Chalkboard" it up to a great idea (Online Exclusive)

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Recently, I attended a wedding where the bride and groom had a large chalkboard for their wedding guests to take pictures with. I remember thinking, “What a beautiful idea!” Since the “Before I Die ...” chalkboard global art project sparked a lot of interest on social media, I thought, “Why not do something similar, but more catered toward student pharmacists?”  Hence, the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences APhA–ASP Chapter decided to twist the familiar “Before I Die ...” chalkboard to a...
Leadership in action: Inspiring the next generation Leadership in action: Inspiring the next generation

Leadership in action: Inspiring the next generation

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Through a health system pharmacy administration rotation, residency, and/or career, a pharmacist can maximize the ability to influence patient care and view the big picture of pharmacy leadership. This article will provide career thoughts from an inspiring preceptor and rotation perspectives from a passionate student pharmacist.
Your passion will reveal itself over time Your passion will reveal itself over time

Your passion will reveal itself over time

“Ami,” can you believe that you are already roughly halfway through your APPE rotations? The time passes quickly, making it...
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Take the time to know you Take the time to know you

Take the time to know you

What a treat it was for Ami Simunovich, PharmD, JD, and I, two APhA–ASP National Executive Committee members who hail from Rutgers...
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Revolutionizing women’s health Revolutionizing women’s health

Revolutionizing women’s health

Five years ago, I started as the first clinical pharmacist in women’s health at the Indianapolis VA Medical Center. My passion and desire to...
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Navigating the hormonal contraceptive counseling session Navigating the hormonal contraceptive counseling session

Navigating the hormonal contraceptive counseling session

You are working at your community pharmacy and a patient considering hormonal contraceptives approaches. She asks for help in determining which...
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Gaining competence in suicide prevention Gaining competence in suicide prevention

Gaining competence in suicide prevention

In early April, I learned that my brother had attempted suicide. I was assured that he was safe at the hospital and would be getting the treatment...
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Planning community-focused IPSF events Planning community-focused IPSF events

Planning community-focused IPSF events

The theme of the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) is to “Think Globally, Act Locally.” Acting locally is...
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A long, productive partnership

ou have probably been asked that question many times in your life. For many of you, pharmacy school was your intended career path for as long as you can remember. Indeed, many pharmacists tell me they were inspired by the example set by their parents and other family members.  Or, perhaps you are like me, and changed your career course before finding your true calling. 

Policy comes alive

Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year! In addition to the plethora of holidays, the APhA–ASP policy development process is under way. If you are as excited as I am to maintain the momentum after the APhA–ASP Midyear Regional Meetings (MRM), rest assured that there are plenty of opportunities to continue raising your voice.

Conference on Conferences

Review the conference schedule. Iron and lint roll my blazer. Is my school badge visible? Wait patiently to talk with presenter. When is the appropriate moment to enter the conversation? I should mentally review my elevator speech. Remember that, when I get the chance, my handshake should be firm but not too firm. I should provide the presenter with my contact information. Why did I not buy...

Why we’re broke

We’ve all made financial decisions that probably weren’t the smartest. We may have thought the decision was rational and logical when in reality it wasn’t. Maybe you didn’t take advantage of matching retirement funds from an employer or bought an expensive item and thought you would easily be able to make the monthly payment. These financial choices all trace back to...

Chapter committee focused on sexual health education

The Sexual Health Committee within Temple University School of Pharmacy’s APhA–ASP Chapter is unique in that it is one of the few to exist amongst APhA as a whole. In addition, sexual health is a prevalent public health concern in Philadelphia, giving us an opportunity to make a substantial impact in our community.  We have educated our community on sexual health...

Assisting patients during national disasters

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in 2017, there were 137 natural disasters declared in the United States, 59 of which President Trump classified as a major disaster. In the same year, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre estimated that more than 1.6 million Americans were displaced by natural disasters alone. The largest portion to this staggering displacement...
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