Joining Pharmacy and Design: Reaching Out and Collaborating across Disciplines

In January 2016, Drs. Abimbola “Abi” Asojo and Paul Ranelli were each representing their own departments, interior design and pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences (PPPS), at a community engagement seminar. Dr. Ranelli mentioned pharmacy design and cultural sensitivity as an engagement area and they began exploring the possibility of applying the idea in Dr. Asojo’s … More Joining Pharmacy and Design: Reaching Out and Collaborating across Disciplines

Fostering collegiality and celebrating outstanding teaching

In 1999, former University of Minnesota (UMN) President Mark Yudof established the Academy of Distinguished Teachers (ADT) in recognition of the importance of outstanding teaching to the university. The ADT’s purpose is to recognize and celebrate teaching excellence, foster continuous improvement of teaching and learning at the UMN, and strengthen the resources to do so. … More Fostering collegiality and celebrating outstanding teaching

Publication Record: Spring 2017

UMN-COP Faculty continue to innovate in the new curriculum and to share their insights with pharmacy educators. Below is a roundup of our recent publications. Educational Leadership & Administration Expanding Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Education Through a Multisite University-Affiliated Model Drs. Sarah Schweiss, Sarah Westberg, Jean Moon, and Todd Sorensen describe and advocate for the … More Publication Record: Spring 2017

Improving Quality in TBL Application Activities

Team-based learning (TBL) seeks to flip the classroom, freeing up class time for “application activities (AAs)” where teams solve the kinds of problems they will face in the future. But what makes an AA high quality, resulting in the learning outcomes we need?  In this post, we describe a scholarly, collaborative effort between the University … More Improving Quality in TBL Application Activities

REWIND: “Back to the Future”–University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy (MN-COP) Leaders in Pharmacy Education

This may sound like a blog post on the 1985 American science fiction adventure comedy starring Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown. Good guess, but it’s not about the film. Let’s rewind back several months when we were talking about leaders from the University of Minnesota at the American … More REWIND: “Back to the Future”–University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy (MN-COP) Leaders in Pharmacy Education

Publication Record: Fall 2016

UM-COP Faculty continue to innovate in the new curriculum and to share their insights with pharmacy educators. Below is a roundup of our recent publications. Assessment and Evaluation Pharmacy Student Learning During Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences in Relation to the CAPE 2013 Outcomes In this review article in the American Journal of Pharmacy Education (AJPE), Dr. … More Publication Record: Fall 2016

Showcasing SOTL through Innovative Article Types

Last year we posted a blog celebrating the five year anniversary of INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy.  Today, we take a closer look at the education section of the journal. In 2014, the journal invited educators to publish, in order to describe the foundation and background of interventions, present preliminary results on innovations, share the wisdom gained … More Showcasing SOTL through Innovative Article Types