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Virginia Commonwealth University Pharmacy Students Create Digital Tool to Improve Health...

Telehealth technology, body sensors on smart watches, and hundreds of health-focused mobile apps are increasingly popular tools for monitoring patient well-being. Experts project that...

Two Colleges Create Five-Year PharmD Program to Help Staffing Shortage

To help address the national pharmacist shortage, two Midwestern colleges recently collaborated to create a pathway program for high schoolers to earn a bachelor’s...

Pharmacy Students Play Crucial Role in Combatting COVID-19

Many experts agree that allowing pharmacists to play a larger role in patient care would improve healthcare access and equity in the U.S. Yet...

Spurring Interest in Pharmacy Careers Through Outreach and Accessibility

Of all applicants to U.S. pharmacy schools for the fall 2017 semester, 19.5 percent were from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, and of all...

Expanding Cultural Sensitivity Training Beyond the Curriculum

The publishing conglomerate Pearson PLC recently came under fire when students and faculty discovered that the latest edition of a popular nursing textbook used...

Diversity Inspires University of New Mexico Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing’s...

New Mexico comprises a burgeoning mix of cultures, with the second largest percentage of Native Americans and the largest percentage of Hispanics of any...

BESt Summer Institute Prepares Underrepresented High School Students for Careers in...

Every summer, a group of talented multicultural high school students from the St. Louis area participates in a program called the BESt Pharmacy Summer...

First-Ever Alaska-Based PharmD Program Will Help Fill Critical Void

Despite a surplus of pharmacist jobs in Alaska, historically about the only way to get the education needed to qualify for one of those...

A National Imperative: Increasing the Number of Minority Pharmacists to Improve...

According to Forbes’ list of the best jobs in healthcare for 2015, pharmacists are No. 1. Pharmacists are highly respected, they are well paid,...

Insight into Pharmacy Education with the AACP’s Jennifer L. Adams

How the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy promotes diversity and inclusion in pharmacy education Founded in 1900, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)...

On the Mend: Online Pharmacy Programs Bring Education, Practitioners to Rural...

The Pharmacy Manpower Project, Inc., projects that by 2020, there will be a deficit  of nearly 157,000 pharmacists in the U.S., according to its...

Studying Medicines Abroad Makes for Better Pharmacists at Home

This year, Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for her work in developing a drug to treat malaria. The...