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School of Pharmacy

UCSF School of Pharmacy
UCSFSchool of PharmacyPharmD Degree ProgramOffice of Student & Curricular Affairs

Office of Student & Curricular Affairs

The Office of Student & Curricular Affairs is also known as OSACA. We administer all PharmD program affairs.

Contact us

For information about our PharmD degree program and answers to questions about admissions.

Tel

415/476-2732

Fax

415/476-6805

E-mail

osaca@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

Address

Medical Sciences Building as viewed from Parnassus Avenue
Office of Student & Curricular Affairs
513 Parnassus Avenue
UCSF Box 0150, Room S-960
San Francisco CA 94143 USA

Web

http://pharmacy.ucsf.edu/pharmd/

Staff listing

Staff Members

Name and Title

E-mail Address

Telephone

Frank Farm
Web Production & Technology Manager

farmf@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/502‑5372

Joel W. Gonzales
Admissions Director

gonzalesj@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/502‑5368

Donald T. Kishi, PharmD
Associate Dean

kishid@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/476‑9270

Lucia Piriano
Curricular Affairs Assistant

pirianol@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/502‑5373

Lisa Snyder
Student Affairs Assistant

snyderl@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/502‑5374

Rick Trujillo
Admissions Coordinator

trujillor@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/502‑5370

Cynthia B. Watchmaker, MEd, MBA
Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Education Services

watchmakerc@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

415/476‑8025

Go to: PharmD Degree Program

Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific time

Maps and directions

Our office is located at 513 Parnassus Avenue in the Medical Sciences Building on the 9th Floor in Room S-960.

Detailed maps and directions

What we do

  • Act as a resource for applicants, students, faculty and staff
  • Provide information on the PharmD program, curriculum and pathways
  • Administer PharmD admissions; coordinate recruitment and outreach programs
  • Answer questions about pre-requisites and minimum eligibility requirements
  • Administer the academic program, maintain academic records, approve study lists and add/drop requests; monitor student academic progress
  • Schedule PharmD courses and coordinate examination dates, produce quarterly schedules
  • Advise students on academic and personal matters
  • Coordinate quarterly course and teaching evaluations for all PharmD courses
  • Provide support services for students including tutoring services, advising and referrals to campus resources; coordinate orientation, graduation, white coat ceremony and awards programs
  • Provide career information, programs and advising for students seeking internships and professional positions
  • Provide advising and support to student organizations; encourage and mentor student leadership
  • Coordinate access to student computing services including computer requirements, email accounts, and other computer accounts
  • Support instructional facilities to meet part of the School's computing and laboratory needs
  • Verify student standing and act as liaison to California Board of Pharmacy for intern hours, licensure, examination and graduation
  • Provide information on scholarships, grants and student awards
  • Sponsor student participation in professional meetings and conferences via reimbursement and scholarships

 

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