Skills Lab Coordination: Tips from the Trenches

April 06, 2020
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET

Hosted by the Laboratory Instructors SIG. 

This webinar will discuss various aspects of skills lab coordination. This includes the role of the coordinator and facilitators, aligning labs with concurrent courses, examples of how specific labs operate, and methods to standardize grading among graders. We’ll also share some tips and tricks for lab coordination based on our experiences.


  1. Describe the role of the skills lab coordinator
  2. Review a typical lab day including integration with concurrent courses 
  3. Identify the role of facilitators and describe methods to onboard facilitators 
  4. Describe approaches to help standardize grading of complex assessments, such as SOAP notes and patient case presentations 


Kelly A. Lempicki, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Director, Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University


Kimberly G. Elder, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor, Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Teaching and Learning Curriculum Coordinator
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Gina DeSevo Bellottie, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Professor and Director, Pharmacy Practice Laboratories
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Jefferson College of Pharmacy
Thomas Jefferson University

Denise M. Kolanczyk, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy