Medication Safety Could Improve with Changes to Pharmacy Education
Small changes in pharmacy school curricula could ultimately lead to safer health care environments for patients. These changes were proposed by Brian Alldredge, PharmD, professor of clinical pharmacy, and Mary-Anne Koda Kimble, PharmD, dean, UCSF School of Pharmacy. • Full story: Count and Be Counted: Preparing Future Pharmacists to Promote a Culture of Safety.
About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a premier graduate-level academic organization dedicated to improving health through precise therapeutics. It succeeds through innovative research, by educating PharmD health professional and PhD science students, and by caring for the therapeutics needs of patients while exploring innovative new models of patient care. The School was founded in 1872 as the first pharmacy school in the American West. It is an integral part of UC San Francisco, a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide.