PILs Midyear Student Squad

Are you attending Midyear this year? We are looking for 10 students attending the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting December 8-12,2019 to share takeaways and reflections relating to student programming on PILs social media. If you plan to attend any of the sessions listed below and are interested in passing along the pearls you learn to…

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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…

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Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Amaka Nwagbologu

Featured PILs Ambassador: Amaka Nwagbologu, PharmD, MBA, RPh, BCPS Internal Medicine/Pharmacy Informatics Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? There are a few things that inspired me to become a pharmacist: My father, who is a pharmacist, probably had the biggest impact on me. When we were younger, I was always so curious to…

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The Road to Success – 3rd Edition

The Road to Success – 3rd Edition

PILs presents reflections from recent grads of the PILs Coach Program and their pursuit of postgraduate opportunities, including residency and fellowship training.  We’re proud to announce that 100% of our protégés successfully obtained fellowships and residencies, including the 2 recipients of our inaugural scholarship. The PILs Coach Program pairs aspiring residents and fellows with personal coaches to assist…

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The Road to Success – 2nd Edition

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.   Jason Gaines Mercer…

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Dispense as Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Martienne Vernon

Featured PILs Ambassador: Martienne D. Vernon, PharmD, BCPP Mental Health Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? While attending Prairie View A&M University, I worked at a pharmacy in a very small town and I witnessed how much the community depended on their neighborhood pharmacy. Before consulting with their physician about anything, they…

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Midyear Survival Guide: 13 Tips to Ensure a Successful Midyear 2017 Experience

Midyear Survival Guide: 13 Tips to Ensure a Successful Midyear 2017 Experience

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the holiday season will be bright. For those pursuing pharmacy residency, however, this can be a quite stressful time with ASHP Midyear Conference around the corner. The ASHP Midyear Conference is one of the largest pharmacy conferences in the world and serves an opportunity to receive…

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