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Student Pharmacist

Written by student pharmacists for student pharmacists, Student Pharmacist magazine provides the latest on career preparation, leadership, legislative activities and advocacy efforts, patient care projects, APhA–ASP Chapter innovations, life on rotation, tips from new practitioners, and more.

Pandemic innovation Pandemic innovation

Pandemic innovation

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Olivia Kinney provides a rapid antibody test for a patient at a Kroger Pharmacy in Cincinnati.

The challenges of the past year have pushed the pharmacy profession to adapt faster than ever. With pharmacists’ expanded scope of practice come technology advancements, evolving payment models, and heightened responsibilities. Our patients need us, and we continue to answer their call in innovative ways.

EVALI: The risks of e-cigarette use EVALI: The risks of e-cigarette use

EVALI: The risks of e-cigarette use

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E-cigarettes, or vapes, were first invented in 2003 and have increased in popularity as an alternative to smoking. E-cigarettes function by heating an oil made of nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals to create an aerosol that users inhale. They contain fewer chemicals than traditional cigarettes and have been marketed as less harmful. As...
Building community with ePharmony Building community with ePharmony

Building community with ePharmony

When The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy prohibited in-person events because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our APhA–ASP...
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What my fellowship means to me What my fellowship means to me

What my fellowship means to me

Pharmacy runs in the Little family. Here’s Jonathan Little with Courtney, his sister and coworker at Hospital Discount Pharmacy. In May...
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Student Pharmacists The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Student Pharmacists

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Student Pharmacists

Pharmacy school is a time of personal and professional growth. To be successful, you need to have a vision for your future. However, balancing...
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Inspired by a fellow student pharmacist Inspired by a fellow student pharmacist

Inspired by a fellow student pharmacist

An inspiration to her chapter, Madeline Salsman (left; pictured with Ellie Nazzoli) has excelled in leading Operation Immunization events in the...
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Responding to an urgent community health need Responding to an urgent community health need

Responding to an urgent community health need

WSU student pharmacists are ready to test students when they return from holiday break. In early September, just after fall semester began...
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A prescription for writing as a student pharmacist

Write every day, and make it a point to read daily, too. Why? The answer is simple: to fill up on knowledge is humbling. It is necessary for aspiring student pharmacists to adopt such an approach to daily living. You have been told countless times that lifelong learning awaits. Regardless of practice setting, you can expect to be called upon for the latest in medication therapy. But there will...

Emerging from the darkness

In September, the APhA–ASP House of Delegates passed Resolution 2020.1, which encourages schools and colleges of pharmacy to provide mental health resources for students, including readily accessible counseling services. The following student pharmacist’s story offers one personal glimpse into the  importance of this issue. I had been suicidal for a year, depressed for...

Making the most of a virtual environment

It all started with a Facebook post. On July 24, I read a message written by Janan Amin, a third-year PharmD candidate at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, who was reaching out to find APhA–ASP Chapter members who might be interested in collaborating on planning events for American Pharmacists Month in October. At first, I wasn’t sure I should respond, but our only options this...

Pharm to table

Farm to table is a fine-dining movement that promotes fresh, locally grown food without the use of a middleman, so the food on your plate is coming straight from the source. When I think of this fresh concept, I’m reminded of my transition from a student to a practitioner in the clinical workforce. Like me, many students don’t take the time to reflect on what happens after making...

It’s a new year … with a new dress code

Interview? Presentation? Virtual rotation? Can I wear pajamas? The remote lifestyle has changed many people’s wardrobes. I no longer have to wake up early to iron out wrinkles, and it is acceptable to wear the same outfit twice. But my professional dress hasn’t changed at all. Dressing professionally gives credibility and confidence. Normal routines changed in 2020, and now that...

Asking yourself the tough questions

Hello again, “Kelsea” here! I am optimistic about my future as a pharmacist as I begin my fifth rotation of the year and start thinking critically about post-graduation career options, but I can’t help feeling uncertain at times.  For final-year student pharmacists, the fall semester can bring some unanticipated stressors. Mine have included...
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