Lessons from My Uncle: Creating Relationships Across the Continuum

MY UNCLE CLAUDE OWNED AND RAN A PHARMACY in southern Louisiana for over 40 years. As a boy, I remember going into the pharmacy, and Uncle Claude ... [read more]
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Sep 11, 2014

The Importance of Staying Current on New Guidelines

AS A NEW PRACTITIONER at a 250-bed hospital, working the weekends can be intimidating. Fewer pharmacy staff work on weekends, and clinical and ... [read more]
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Apr 04, 2014

When Ripples Become Waves: Pharmacy as a Caring Profession

PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME about my most memorable intervention as a pharmacist. As an emergency department (ED) pharmacist, I am uniquely positioned on ... [read more]
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Jan 10, 2014

West Penn Clinic Successfully Treating Underserved Patients

PITTSBURGH KNOWS A THING OR TWO about comebacks. The Rust Belt capital suffered big losses when the steel industry collapsed in the 1980s, but ... [read more]
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Jul 15, 2013

Pharmacists Moving into New Management Roles

A LITTLE OVER A YEAR AGO, I transitioned from a clinical faculty role to being a director of a hospital pharmacy department. I quickly found that ... [read more]
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Mar 28, 2012

Why I Applied for an ASHP Internship

THE VALUE OF AN ASSOCIATION TO A STUDENT goes far beyond membership dues, resources or meetings. It also offers a sense of belonging within the ... [read more]
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Dec 20, 2011