68. Academic Evolution: Pharmacy Practice and Teaching feat. Dr. Albert Bach

Excited to share insights from our interview with Dr. Albert Bach, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, in the latest episode of the OCPhA podcast! We discussed Dr. Bach’s journey into academia, his residency experience, and advice for aspiring pharmacy professionals. Here are three key takeaways from our conversation:

Start Early & Explore Opportunities: Begin by identifying your passion and career interests early. Look for opportunities to gain insights and experiences, such as reaching out to faculty members, engaging in your APPE rotations, and utilizing resources to learn more about specific fields of interest.

Continuous Learning & Preparation: Prepare residencies and/or fellowships by proactively pursuing experiences and resources. Utilize the support from faculty members and seek guidance on how to approach the career path you are interested in.

Engage & Connect: Networking and seeking mentorship are essential. Don’t hesitate to connect with professionals in your field of interest, request informational interviews, and leverage networking platforms to build meaningful connections.

Thank you, Dr. Bach, for sharing your valuable insights! If you’re interested in learning more about Dr. Bach’s journey or want to seek guidance, feel free to reach out at abach@chapman.edu.

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