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Department of Pharmacy Practice

PCOM School of Pharmacy

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Department of Pharmacy Practice 
PCOM School of Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy Practice furthers the mission of the PCOM School of Pharmacy by educating and training caring, competent and proactive generalist pharmacists who contribute to the health and well-being of the residents and to support the needs of the underserved of Georgia, the Southeast region and society at-large.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Pharmacy Practice is to provide clinical and social administrative education that advances knowledge and skills through innovative and evidence-based approaches, as well as advance research and scholarship, deliver quality patient-centered care and provide service to the PCOM School of Pharmacy, the College and local community.

Departmental Goals

Teaching Goals

  • Collect and analyze data on active learning and critical thinking techniques and incorporate this data into didactic and experiential teaching.
  • Implement and document innovative teaching strategies that promote the scholarship of teaching.
  • Provide varied learning opportunities through the Managed Care, Acute Care and Ambulatory Care elective concentrations.
  • Continually improve the quality of preceptor training events and continuing education seminars.
  • Expand the number, diversity—and enhance the quality of—experiential education sites
  • Develop an improved plan for conducting existing onsite experiential education site visits.
  • Implement and monitor faculty development plans to be consistent with PCOM’s Strategic Plan.
  • Develop a college-based PGY-1 residency training program with Wellstar North Fulton.
Scholarship Goals
  • Publish in reputable and appropriate journals.
  • Present abstracts and research presentations at local, state and national and/or international scientific and professional meetings.
  • Expand interdisciplinary collaboration with researchers in other departments, colleges and universities.
  • Pursue grants through federal agencies, foundations, corporations and industry.
  • Engage and grow student participation in scholarly activities.
Pharmacy Practice and Service Goals

  • Support and promote student and faculty engagement and leadership in regional, national and/or international professional organizations.
  • Develop and maintain pharmacy practice opportunities that serve the local, state and global communities by engaging faculty and students in patient-centered care activities.
  • Increase involvement in providing primary health care services to the underserved communities throughout Georgia.
  • Create and promote community partnerships between the institution and community.


The Department of Pharmacy Practice focuses on creating and disseminating scientific knowledge about the effective, safe and economical use of medications.


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Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Pharmacy Practice Residency

PCOM School of Pharmacy


Department of Pharmacy Practice
625 Old Peachtree Road, NW
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 678-407-7342