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PharmD curriculum transformation

The UCSF School of Pharmacy’s top-ranked doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum is in the initial stages of its most significant transformation in two decades. Named the UCSF Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum Project, the effort is led by Vice Dean Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, and is currently targeted to launch fully with students entering the program in 2017.

History event highlights School innovations in research, practice, education

Concluding a year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of UC San Francisco, the School of Pharmacy presented its own “Making History” event in Byers Auditorium on the Mission Bay campus on May 30, 2015.

Pharmacist interventions, formulary conversion tools, and warfarin discharge education take top honors at annual seminar

Studies of pharmacist interventions during comprehensive medication reviews, the impact of new tools to aid drug selection from a hospital formulary, and a project ensuring that hospital patients receiving anti-clotting drugs are properly educated upon discharge took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy 17th Annual Spring Research Seminar.

UCSF School of Pharmacy celebrates commencement 2015

The UCSF School of Pharmacy held its 2015 commencement ceremony on May 8 at Louise Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, conferring doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degrees on a 125-member graduating class.

Stephen Bruer

Bruer
Business Systems Analyst

As a member of the Data & Analytics Team in the Office of Education and Instructional Support, I use my technical knowledge and experience in Health Science Education to bridge the gap between Pharmacy Education users and IT professionals. I work with key stakeholders to implement,integrate, modify, and migrate education technology systems. This typically involves gathering,defining, and documenting system requirements but may also involve documenting and providing guidance on business process change. As needed, I can also use my technical skill set to provide options on how a requirement might be implemented in code. I am often consulted on providing solutions to other technical challenges facing Pharmacy Education

Honoring student achievements

The annual UCSF School of Pharmacy Student Awards and Recognition Dinner, hosted by Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, and sponsored by Ralph’s Inc., was held on Friday, May 1, 2015, at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

The event honored dozens of students whose excellence and leadership were recognized at the campus, state, and national levels with scholarships and awards. The following is a brief selection from the evening’s presentations.

Wells elected member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

James Wells, PhD, chair of the School’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been elected as a member of the 2015 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Making History: UCSF School of Pharmacy

Sat May 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In celebration of UCSF’s 150th anniversary and Alumni Weekend 2015, don’t miss this unique program that opens a window to the School of Pharmacy’s colorful, pioneering past and how that past is shaping the School’s future.

The Making History program and reception are open to the UCSF community at no cost.

Discounted parking vouchers will be available at the event: $7.50 for half day, $15 for all day.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2015

Strategic planning; Top NIH funding; Recently received research funding (Craik, Gartner, Abate, Cole, Aweeka); Recent faculty publications (DeGrado, Ahituv, Cutler, Pon, Branch, Chuang, Huynh); Education (Youmans): UCSF Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum Project, DRIVE Team; new staff (Nguyen, Miller); Honors (Corelli, Dong, Craik, DeGrado, Ferrone, Shin, Jacobson, Yokoyama); New faculty member (Wang); Web launch; Alumni Weekend: Making History event, Distinguished Alumnus of the Year (Schweitzer); Recent gifts: Prien estate, MacWilliam estate, Rogers Family Foundation; Koda-Kimble Seed Awards (England, Fraser, Johnson, Riel-Mehan); Campus news: hospitals at Mission Bay, Feeny gift; New executive vice chancellor (Lowenstein); New senior advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship (Kelly).

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