UCSF

Topics and Expertise: commentary

Pharmacists uniquely poised to reduce unnecessary prescriptions

UCSF School of Pharmacy Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, argues that pharmacists can help reduce the use of unnecessary medications.

The dean advocates for medication lists and pharmacist engagement in patient care

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., trailing cancer and heart disease. Many of those errors can be traced to issues with medications.

Let pharmacists empower patients and save lives

How do we give patients ready access to the expertise of pharmacists? How do we empower patients with medication knowledge?