UCSF

Office of Experiential Education and Professional Development

About the office

The Office of Experiential Education and Professional Development is responsible for the long-range strategic vision and the management of experiential education for the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program, including introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs) and advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) within the PharmD curriculum.

The team also oversees the professional development of the School’s preceptors and manages the Department of Clinical Pharmacy's volunteer faculty appointments, ensuring excellence in the experiential training for every PharmD student.

Part of the Education Unit in the Dean’s Office, the team is managed by Valerie Clinard, PharmD, the associate dean of experiential education and professional development, who reports to the vice dean who, in turn, reports to the dean.

Responsibilities include

  • Experiential Education
  • Preceptor Development
  • Volunteer Faculty Appointments

Areas of expertise include

  • Experiential education curriculum development, management, and assessment
  • Management of student, preceptor, and partner site needs, issues, and concerns
  • Training in experiential pedagogy
  • Quality assurance of experiential education precepting and learning environments

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Contact us

Leadership

Associate Dean of Experiential Education and Professional Development
Vice Chair of Experiential Education and Professor
+1 415 502-5494

Leadership and Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs)

Assistant Director of Experiential Education, San Francisco Bay Area
+1 415 476-2964

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs)

Associate Dean of Accreditation and Quality Improvement
Professor
+1 559 499-6515
Assistant Professor
+1 415 717-4341
Assistant Professor
+1 415 502-8151
Professor
Vice Chair of Professional Affairs
Thomas J. Long Professor of Community Pharmacy Practice
+1 714 731-0604

Office of Education and Instructional Services Experiential Education Team

Experiential Education Administrator
+1 415 502-5093
Experiential Coordinator
+1 415 514-1501
Experiential Education Coordinator
+1 415 476-6357
Program Assistant
+1 916 703-4007
Program Assistant
+1 562 841-1025

Organization chart

August 2021

Chart

Table

Name

Title

Reports to

Subunit

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Dean

UCSF Chancellor

none

Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH

Vice Dean

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

none

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Associate Dean of Experiential Education and Professional Development

Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH

Office of Experiential Education and Professional Development

Judie Tran, PharmD

Assistant Director of Experiential Education, San Francisco Bay Area

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

IPPE Program

Mitra Assemi, PharmD

Regional Program Director, Fresno

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Regional Program Directors

Robin Corelli, PharmD

Regional Program Director, Los Angeles / Orange County

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Regional Program Directors

Kirsten Balano, PharmD

Regional Program Director, North Bay

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Regional Program Directors

Tiffany Pon, PharmD

Regional Program Director, Greater Sacramento

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Regional Program Directors

Tram Cat, PharmD

Regional Program Director, San Francisco Bay Area

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Regional Program Directors

James Ferguson

Experiential Education Administrator

Valerie Clinard, PharmD (dotted line)

Experiential Education Team

Marisol Fratovich

Program Assistant, Los Angeles / Orange County

James Ferguson (dotted line)

Experiential Education Team

Kylie Leung, MA

Experiential Education Coordinator, San Francisco Bay Area and North Bay

James Ferguson

Experiential Education Team

Rickey Lee Bauman, MA

Experiential Education Coordinator, IPPE

James Ferguson

Experiential Education Team

Tia-Jane Desplancke

Program Assistant, Greater Sacramento

James Ferguson

Experiential Education Team

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Experiential Education Coordinator

James Ferguson

Experiential Education Team