Industry Fellowship: USciences Experience

Academic Appointment

Fellows are appointed as clinical instructors in pharmacy practice and have an opportunity to participate in a one-year, comprehensive teaching certificate training program that includes opportunities for didactic and experiential teaching on campus and practice site.Fellows will have teaching responsibilities in drug information, medical information, database searching, and applied literature evaluation. The fellow will also engage and mentor students during in-class learning-centered activities APPE rotations, and in small group settings during drug information and seminar courses.

Teaching Certificate Program

The goal of the program is to provide formalized training in teaching and opportunities to discuss contemporary issues in pharmacy education for trainees (residents and fellows) in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration (DOPPA).

Certificate: Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration will award a teaching certificate after the completion of the requirements.
Length of the program: 24 months to coincide with post-graduate training
Eligibility: All post-graduate trainees are required to participate (unless such a program has been completed as part of their prior training).

Requirements - All participants are required to complete the following tasks:

  • Complete a teaching portfolio, including a teaching philosophy statement, self-reflection and review of evaluations)
  • Small class didactic teaching
  • Large group didactic lecture (lecture objectives, handout and test questions)
  • Experiential teaching (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience)
  • ACPE-accredited Continuing Education Presentation

Scholarly Activity/Research

The fellow is responsible for the development, management, and completion of a longitudinal research project. Under the direction of their Industry preceptor and PCP faculty, the fellow will lead the research process from development through analysis and scientific dissemination.

Professional Growth/Service

The fellow is expected to engage with PCP faculty and students while on campus. The fellow may have scheduled meetings with students, teaching responsibilities, fellowship recruitment activities, professional development workshops, or Review Advisory Committee (RAC) meetings. Fellows are expected to attend scientific conferences on behalf of PCP and J&J to support medical information, fellowship recruitment and research project dissemination.

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