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Leadership Development SIG: Business Meeting

Topic: Business Meeting

Date: June 24, 2015

Documents: Webinar Slides

Webinar Series: Basics of Leadership Development

Series Description: This webinar series focuses on the basics of leadership development and orients academicians to foundational concepts in leadership development for pharmacy education. While the second webinar will build upon material presented in the first webinar, participation in the first webinar is not a prerequisite for participation in the second webinar. In an effort to meet the needs of a diverse audience, an opportunity is provided for participants to give input on desired content to the presenters prior to each webinar.

Student Leadership Development in Pharmacy Part 1: What are we trying to accomplish?


Documents: Student Leadership Development Action Plan  

Webinar Slides 

Date: Friday, April 10, 2015

Webinar Description:  Student leadership development has been identified as a desired outcome of pharmacy curricula in the 2013 Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education (CAPE) educational outcomes. This webinar will explore foundational concepts that are critical to evolving student leadership development (SLD) in curricula.  Beginning with some foundational concepts and exploring the big picture of what we are trying to accomplish, active participants in this webinar will consider questions and actions to inform next steps.  Participants will leave this webinar with a list of steps to initiate an action plan for the creation or revision of student leadership development curricula at their institution.


Andrew Bzowyckyj, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Andrew P. Traynor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor
Concordia University Wisconsin


Michael Nelson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Regis University

Student Leadership Development in Pharmacy Part 2: What are the elements of a strong program?

Documents: Webinar Slides

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Webinar Description:  This webinar will build upon foundational leadership development concepts by exploring elements critical to a strong student leadership development (SLD) program. Topics discussed in this webinar include conceptual models/frameworks  useful for longitudinal integration of SLD into the curriculum (e.g. Servant Leadership, Transformational Leadership), learning strategies that develop leadership skills, options for instructor development, and strategies for assessment of SLD outcomes. Active participants in this webinar will be able to finalize an action plan for the creation or revision of student leadership development curricula.


Kristin Janke, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota

Michael Nelson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Regis University


Andrew P. Traynor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor
Concordia University Wisconsin


Creating a Positive Workplace and Culture

Documents: Webinar Slides

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Webinar Description:  Imagine coming to work each day where inspiration, curiosity, trust, achievement and engagement are the norm.  What impact would that have on your School?  This concept does not just exist in our theoretical ideals.  The empirically-based discipline of positive psychology shows us how to thrive and create this environment in our professional and personal lives.

In this webinar, you will learn how to begin to concurrently create job satisfaction and life satisfaction, grow innovation, creativity, productivity and achievement through collaboration, inspiration and authenticity, and focus on strengths and positive emotion instead of weakness, remediation and self-justification.

Presenter: Susanna Wu-Pong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program and VCU BEST
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Pharmacy

Moderator: Michael Nelson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Regis University, School of Pharmacy


Leadership Development SIG Webinar 2

Topic: Leadership SIG Business Meeting

Documents: June 24, 2014 Business Meeting Minutes


Leadership Development SIG Webinar 1 

Topic: Demonstrating Pharmacy’s Contributions towards  Achieving Improved Therapeutic, Safety, Humanistic and Economic Outcomes: Successful Examples, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions.

Transforming our healthcare system to one that provides better health, health outcomes, and access to care, requires leaders who:  1) advance health care through clinical excellence,  2) actively contribute to design/redesign more effective and cost-efficient models of care,  3) promote health in their communities, 4) display organizational leadership,  5) participate in advocacy and policy development,  and 6) advance discovery, research, and scholarship.  Student pharmacists, residents and graduate students can play a key role in expanding the capacity and “diffusion” of best practices by learning how to successfully, transform, document, advocate and sustain innovations in their chosen field.  Schools should in their training programs provide learning experiences that promote creative approaches in addressing evolving needs and opportunities.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Summarize studies involving the contributions of  pharmacists towards achieving better therapeutic, safety, and humanistic outcomes, with a focus on challenges, lessons learned, and recommendations
  • Develop a system to document clinical and economic impact of student pharmacists
  • Describe the impact of school initiatives aimed at promoting healthy communities


Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP
Dean and Professor, College of Pharmacy
Professor of Surgery, College of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Margarita DiVall, PharmD, MEd,BCPS
Associate Clinical Professor
Director of Assessment
School of Pharmacy
Northeastern University

Keith D. Marciniak, Pharmacist
APhA Senior Director, Student & New Practitioner Development

Nanci Murphy, BPharm,  PharmD
Associate Dean, Executive Head
Office of Academic and Student Programs
University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Last updated on: 6/26/2015 9:56 AM 

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