As a pharmacy student pursuing a career in healthcare, you will always hear about volunteering for projects, humanitarian causes, and donating to the less fortunate.
As paltry students, we are taught that we have no intrinsic value in the professional world. The only commodity we have to offer is Continue reading “Our True Calling”
Pharmacy students put on the dress shirt or blouse and show up early, ready to learn the glorious work of the corporate pharmacist. They bring the resume, their laptop, and notepad primed and eager to learn how to lead, manage, and save lives.
But they soon find that they are stuck in the corner counting by fives and re-stocking the shelves. Continue reading “Pharmacist Interns Are Not Free Labor”
All across the country, it is widely accepted that retail pharmacists don’t get proper lunch breaks. Let’s forget the 15 minute breaks to rest, recharge, and refocus.
Regrettably, it has become the norm to skip lunches and forgo even the thought of paid breaks for our technician colleagues. In doing so, we succumb to this dangerous phenomenon called verify fatigue.
Continue reading “Burn Out or Burn with Passion”