Feb 28, 2017
Serving the Underserved
P4 at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
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Today we're going to be talking with Christine
Dimaculangan a P4 at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy who has
specific interests in serving the underserved, community pharmacy,
and public health. Welcome to the pharmacy podcast.
- You are in a 0 – 6 program, so you had an early
interest in health care, tell me about some early influences you
had in deciding on that type of program. You had the interesting
choice between rural and urban.
- You’re from Jersey, but decided on Philadelphia, what
made you choose your college?
- I’m from the DC suburbs and the living in Baltimore
city was a shock to me at first, but I ended up loving the
convenience and vibrancy of a big city. Tell me what you love about
living In the city?
- Interprofessionalism is something that is now required
by the accreditation documents in many health professions, tell me
about your unique interprofessional experience with medical
- You’ve been tagged as a leader by your faculty as
you’ve arrived at your P4 year, what innovative practices can you
share that you’ve completed especially as it relates to social
media, Twitter and Instagram
- You have a passion and commitment to community
pharmacy, I find that being able to have a certain level of
autonomy is what really provides satisfaction for community
pharmacists, what kind of services would you want to
- You’ve prioritized a mission to serve the underserved,
what does that look like after graduation?
- A college that has their students for six years instead
of four has a bit of an advantage in creating longitudinal
opportunities, tell me a little bit about your experiences and how
the faculty / city / environment have made you the future
pharmacist you are now.
- What APPE rotations did you choose when thinking about
serving the underserved, do you focus on the clinical, the social,
even the business/public health financial?
- What blanket advice would you have for new
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