At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses.
One of the last classes students in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy (WSoP) take before they begin their rotations in real patient care settings involves the students being videotaped performing patient care activities in a simulated environment. The idea is that students will improve their proficiency and communication skills before interacting with the public.
Dr. Christine Birnie recently returned from her fall sabbatical as a Fulbright Scholar at SRM University in Chennai, India. While there, she was actively involved teaching and supporting the newly developed Pharm.D. program at the University.
Right after the start of 2014, Associate Professor Dr. Christine Birnie, who spent last semester in India as a Fulbright Scholar, welcomed Stephanie Donlon and Eileen Huang, P4 students in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, along with seven other medical professionals from the Rochester community to Pune, India to complete another medical mission.
A total of 207 pharmacy and nursing students participated in an Interprofessional Education (IPE) exercise from January 16-19, which included a one-day lecture and individual tabletop exercises.
The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College held a white coat ceremony on Sunday, January 12, to officially mark the entrance of the Class of 2017 into the profession.
“This is what awaits you here,” will soon start to become a familiar phrase in living rooms across Upstate New York, as the College debuted new television commercials earlier this week.
On Friday, November 22, the College’s Office of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations held the inaugural Faculty Recognition Event to acknowledge faculty from across campus who have submitted grant proposals or implemented grant projects during the 2012-13 fiscal year.
He thought hearing the words, “You have diabetes,” would be the scariest words he would ever hear, not knowing that just eight months later, he’d hear three even scarier words. “You have cancer.”
Dr. Jill Lavigne, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, has been selected as one of seven faculty members nationwide to serve on the Strategic Planning Committee of the American Association of the Colleges of Pharmacy, Social and Administrative Sciences Special Interest Group.