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UCSF pharmacy students explain Medicare Part D to seniors in 5 languages
By UCSF School of Pharmacy Editorial Staff / Tue May 2, 2006
UCSF doctor of pharmacy students explained Medicare Part D in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Russian, and English at a Saturday, April 29 workshop in San Francisco. The event was hosted by Mission Creek Community Mercy Housing California and the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. More than 15 UCSF student pharmacists worked with more than 30 Mission Creek senior residents to clarify residents' Part D options and identify drug benefit plans. California State Assemblymember and Speaker pro Tempore Leland Yee and San Francisco Supervisor Chris Daly welcomed participants. • Full Story: Multilingual Pharmacy Students Hit the Road with Medicare Part D Workshop for Seniors].
Student pharmacists Helen Wang and Sally Tzeng share a light moment with one of the Mandarin speakers at the workshop.
[Pharmacists Clarify the Medicare Part D Fog][link defunct]
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