Pharmacy Program Provides Patient-Oriented CurriculumApril 6, 2017
Follow third-year GA-PCOM pharmacy student Angie Amado as she participates in case
studies, assessments, extracurricular activities, seminars and her work study assignment.
Since 2010, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) School of Pharmacy at the Georgia campus has been providing students with a comprehensive curriculum
designed to develop pharmacists capable of practicing in a variety of healthcare settings.
As part of the professionally-oriented Doctor of Pharmacy program, students are taught by talented and committed faculty members and study in
state-of-the-art classrooms and teaching laboratories. A sterile products lab, compounding
lab and pharmacy practice lab are available to students, along with a Simulation Center and an Anatomy Lab in which the intricacies of the human body and the relationship
between body systems can be explored.
During the program’s first three years, students split time between the classroom
and introductory experiential learning.
In the fourth year, students participate in advanced experiential education rotations,
gaining experience and skills in multiple pharmacy specialty areas and practices.
By being exposed to increasing levels of responsibility for patient care in a variety
of practice settings, students are taught to think and act as independent, competent
The role of the pharmacist continues to evolve with opportunities in community and
retail practice, clinics, compounding labs, managed care, healthcare and government
agencies, and pharmaceutical research and development.
To experience what it’s like to be a pharmacy student at GA-PCOM, follow Angie Amado, a third-year student, as she participates in case studies, assessments,
extracurricular activities, seminars and her work study assignment.
Learn more about the GA-PCOM pharmacy program and what the College offers students in this academic program.
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About PCOM Georgia
Established in 2005, PCOM Georgia is a private, not-for-profit, accredited institute of higher education dedicated
to the healthcare professions. The Suwanee, Georgia, campus is affiliated with Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine, a premier osteopathic medical school with a storied
history. PCOM Georgia offers doctoral degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and
physical therapy and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science,
and physician assistant studies. Emphasizing "a whole person approach to care," PCOM
Georgia focuses on educational excellence, interprofessional education and service
to the wider community. The campus is also home to the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center,
an osteopathic manipulative medicine clinic, which is open to the public by appointment.
For more information, visit pcom.edu/georgia or call 678-225-7500.
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