The Pharmacy Leadership Field Guide

The Pharmacy Leadership Field Guide : Cases and Advice for Everyday Situations

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You're not alone. Pharmacists face leadership challenges every day, whether they realize it or not. As you embark on your journey from student to new pharmacist to emerging pharmacy leader, hear from new practitioners and seasoned veterans alike who have been there and can provide invaluable advice along the way. Now, The Pharmacy Leadership Field Guide: Cases and Advice for Everyday Situations, can be your personal "in-print mentor" to introduce you to leadership concepts and situations and broaden your understanding. This Field Guide focuses on leadership in everyday pharmacy practice by employing a case-based approach. While pharmacists receive exceptional didactic clinical training, leadership skills are another crucial skill set necessary for success. Each chapter is written from the perspective of a veteran mentor and a new practitioner, both selected from various practice settings. Led by the editorial team of Drs. Michael DeCoske, Jennifer Tryon, and Sara White, you will hear from 19 contributors offering pearls of leadership wisdom for you to reference when needed and pass along to others. Inside You'll Find: Cases ranging from such topics as "Being a little L' everyday leader; The importance of listening; Life as a resident; and The art of persuasion. Profiles of veteran mentors and new leaders, offering pharmacy and leadership career advice; Leadership Pearls for quick tips and Exercises to reinforce each case; An insightful foreword from MilapC. Nahata, MS, PharmD, Professor and Division Chair, College of Pharmacy, Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Ohio State University (OSU).show more

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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 17.78mm | 521.63g
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Bethesda, United States
  • English
  • 1585282499
  • 9781585282494
  • 1,567,166

About Michael A. DeCoske

Michael DeCoske, Pharm.D., BCPS currently serves as the Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer for Ambulatory Services at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC, USA. He also serves as a residency advisor for PGY1 residents in the 24-month Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency Program. Previously, Michael served as Coordinator of Pharmacy Administrative Services at Duke University Hospital. Prior to Duke, he completed a PGY1 and Health System Pharmacy Administration (PGY2) Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Michael has served various roles within the ASHP New Practitioners Forum as a member of the Public Affairs and Advocacy and Membership and Outreach Advisory Groups as well as vice-chair of the ASHP New Practitioners Forum Executive Committee. Most recently, he served as the Chair of the 2009-2010 ASHP New Practitioners Forum Executive Committee. Michael also represented the Forum as a delegate at the 2009 ASHP House of Delegates in Chicago, IL, USA. Michael is a member of the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers Leadership Development Section Advisory Group, the University Health System Consortium Ambulatory Pharmacy Council, the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists and the International Pharmaceutical Federation. Michael also holds distinction as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. Jennifer Tryon, PharmD, MS is the Assistant Director of Pharmacy at Southwest Washington Medical Center where she oversees inpatient operations, both clinical and distribution areas, the anticoagulation clinic, the infusion pharmacy services, and the hospice program. Jennifer also participates in the SWMC residency program, serving as a primary preceptor. For the past three and a half years, she has been the Assistant Director of Pharmacy at Oregon Health and Sciences University, with responsibility for the inpatient central and decentral pharmacy operations, the Emergency Department, medication safety, and regulatory and quality compliance. Dr. Tryon received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of Iowa and her master's of science degree from the University of Wisconsin. She is active in state and national organizations, including serving as a delegate for the state of Oregon at the ASHP House of Delegates. She is the 2010 President-Elect of the Oregon Society. She is the past Chair of the ASHP Section Advisory Group on Manager Development, a member of the Committee on Nominations, and a member of the Search and Screen Committee for the ASHP Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer. Sara J. White, R.Ph., MS, FASHP is a retired Director of Pharmacy from Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Clinical Professor UCSF School of Pharmacy. Prior to Stanford, she was the Associate Director of Pharmacy and Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Sara has over 40 years of pharmacy leadership experience and has trained over 100 residents. She is currently a Pharmacy Leadership Coach and Faculty for the ASHP Foundation's Pharmacy Leadership Academy. Sara has served on the ASHP Board of Directors, Chair, House of Delegates and is a Past President having also been president of the Greater Kansas City Society of Hospital Pharmacists and the Kansas Society of Hospital Pharmacists. She has been honored with receiving the Harvey A.K. Whitney Award as well as other national awards. Sara is a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. After retiring she was an ASHP Foundation Scholar in Residence on Pharmacy Leadership. Sara continues to published and be an invited professional speaker. Sara completed a BS in Pharmacy from Oregon State University, MS from Ohio State University and an ASHP accredited Residency at the Ohio State University Hospitals and more

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