PILs Conversations Volume 4: Transitions of Careers in Pharmacy

Looking to make a career shift? Changing your career outlook IS POSSIBLE.  The world of pharmacy is diverse and there are lots of opportunities out there that most pharmacists are unaware of. Join our PILs Ambassadors on Thursday, August 27th at 9PM EST for a discussion around career transitions as they share information about their…

Read more

The Road to Success – 4th Edition

PILs presents reflections from recent grads of the PILs Coach Program and their pursuit of postgraduate opportunities, including residency and fellowship training. The PILs Coach Program pairs aspiring residents and fellows with personal coaches to assist them in achieving their desired goals through a customized strategic plan.  Learn more about their personal journeys below. #ProductofPILs  Melissa Milfort Mercer…

Read more

Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Chandler Schexnayder

Featured PILs Ambassador: Chandler Schexnayder, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? Honestly, I did not know I wanted to pursue pharmacy until a couple months before graduating high school.  A pharmacy student (from a city four hours away) came to my classroom and educated me on what a…

Read more

Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Yewande Dayo

Featured PILs Ambassador: Yewande Dayo, PharmD Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? I always had a deep interest in healthcare, and I decided to pursue a career in pharmacy after working as a pharmacy technician in college.  I enjoyed learning about the medications I dispensed and the collaboration that took…

Read more

Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Janay Bailey

Featured PILs Ambassador: Janay Bailey, PharmD, RPh, BCPS Pharmacotherapy/Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? My dad is a huge proponent in why I pursued pharmacy.  He owned an independent pharmacy after working as a hospital pharmacist for a while.  As a little kid, I remember going with him to…

Read more

Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Idris Yakubu

Featured PILs Ambassador: Idris Yakubu, PharmD, RPh Solid Organ Transplant/Academia Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? My first exposure to pharmacy as a child was through my great uncle, who owned the only chemist store in my hometown.  Due to his extensive knowledge and concern for the well-being of his patients, he was…

Read more