MUSC Residency Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

  MARGARET BLAIR BOBO was literally in a class by herself when she enrolled in the inaugural pharmacy residency program at the Medical ... [read more]
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Dec 18, 2009

Bridging the Continuity-of-Care Gap

Young Pharmacist Melds Different Patient-Care Roles

ELAINE LADD, Pharm.D., BCPS, is a busy woman. As a clinical pharmacy specialist at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, ... [read more]
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Dec 18, 2009

Stamp of Approval: ASHP Residency Accreditation Assures Quality

ASHP Accreditation Boosts Quality of Residency Programs

AS PART OF THEIR QUEST for ASHP accreditation in 2007, pharmacy leaders at Deaconess Health System in Evansville, Indiana, decided they needed to do ... [read more]
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Dec 18, 2009

Riding out the Economic Storm

Members Use a Variety of Strategies to Overcome Cuts to Staff, Funding

ASHP MEMBERS are using creative tactics to soften the blow from an economic recession that has reduced revenue and forced layoffs and loss of ... [read more]
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Oct 09, 2009

The Experiential Education Crunch

Despite Surge in Students, Residency Preceptors Point to Tangible Benefits

A GROWING NEED for experiential pharmacy education sites is running into the reality of a limited amount of available rotations, according to ... [read more]
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Oct 09, 2009

Speaking the Language of Health Literacy

Pharmacists Break Down Cultural, Educational Barriers to Empower Patients

SPEAK SLOWLY AND REPEAT information. Avoid complicated medical terms. Use pictures instead of written descriptions. These are just some of the ... [read more]
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Oct 09, 2009