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- Shortage of pharmacists identified by Department of Health and Human Services in 20001
- Despite investment of significant recruitment resources to achieve optimum enrollment, fewer applications are being submitted for consideration to pharmacy school, and the number of students pursuing pharmacy school continues to decline2
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Recruitment Admissions Task Force speculates that qualified candidates may be pursuing other healthcare professions due to lack of awareness of and limited exposure to the expanding role of the pharmacist2
- Limited studies have been conducted to evaluate the primary factors motivating students to pursue a career in pharmacy
Poster presented at: AACP Annual Meeting at Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
The Effect of Undergraduate Exposure and Experience on Choosing to Pursue a Pharmacy Degree, poster, Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
McGovern, MS, Erica M.; Stacy, BS, Andrew; Schmidt, PhD, MA, Elena; and Umland, PharmD, Elena, "The Effect of Undergraduate Exposure and Experience on Choosing to Pursue a Pharmacy Degree" (2017). College of Pharmacy Posters. 5.