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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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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13 Tips to Ensure a Successful Midyear Experience

13 Tips to Ensure a Successful Midyear Experience

The American Society Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting (MCM or simply “Midyear”) is one of the largest gatherings for pharmacy professionals, providing both educational and networking opportunities. Midyear is your first official opportunity to connect with residency programs, network, and make that first impression. The residency showcase and PPS both afford the chance to…

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Pharmacy Grows to New Heights

Pharmacy Grows to New Heights

Remember the times as a child being asked the infamous question, “So what do you want to be when you grow up?” Back then our imaginations went wild, from wanting to be an artist, to an astronaut, or some type of superstar. As we grow older and realize our many talents, we start to become…

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