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  • Fast-Track: Sickle Cell Drug Targets Key Enzyme

    Woster research an awardee in Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures funding; fast-track research focused on developing a new gene-modifying sickle cell disease treatment at MUSC could lead to human clinical trials in as few as three years.

  • MUSC Team Takes Tops Prize in KPIC Business Plan Competition

    The MUSC team Fins Pharmacy won first place in the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center 6th Annual Business Plan Competition, winning a prize of $6,000. Team members include Philip Tampis, Patrick Holloway, Aaron Smith and Andrew Swanner.
     
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    The College

    The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina provides a premier pharmacy education leveraging the innovative inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center with a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences.


  • Pharmacy Students Hone Skills at Compounding Boot Camp

    MUSC pharmacy students immersed themselves in compounding during a special boot camp on campus February 23-24. Twenty-seven students participated in the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) Boot Camp, an intensive two-day session that furthered their compounding training.

     

  • Alumni Ambassador Program Helps Expand Recruiting Outreach

    The MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Ambassador Program was a big part of the fall recruiting campaign, in which the College was represented at formal recruitment events at Clemson, UGA, Furman, USC, North Carolina State, the Atlanta University Center and many more. Contact Abby Grady for information.   

  • Compounding Team Qualifies for National Competition

    The 2018 Medisca Student Pharmacist Compounding Competition winners are Meghan White, Zach Posey and Ryan Rosenblatt. The team will go on to represent MUSC in the eighth annual national competition, held March 17-18, which includes a practical lab, a Q-and-A, a presentation and a compounding challenge.


Choosing Pharmacy

The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina is a respected leader in education, research and patient care.  The College provides a premier pharmacy education by uniting nationally-recognized faculty and high-achieving students with the innovative inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center providing a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences. 

Some of the career fields in pharmacy include community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, compounding pharmacy, long-term care pharmacy and academia. Specialty areas include pediatrics, cardiology, oncology, infectious disease, ambulatory care, and many more. 

Aging baby-boomers, new drug products, expanded coverage, and other factors keep pharmacists in demand in the rapidly-growing healthcare industry. One of the nation’s most trusted professions, pharmacy can offer the job satisfaction of becoming a leader in the community, pushing the bounds of innovation in science and healthcare, and earning a comfortable compensation for providing a needed and appreciated service.

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy offers a helpful insight into pharmacy careers from a national perspective. Some of the resources prospective students might find interesting include: 

Top Ten Reasons to be a Pharmacist

From helping people get well to helping defend against bioterrorism, pharmacy is the right choice for millions of healthcare providers 

Benefits of a Career in Pharmacy

Pharmacy offers a well-rounded career with multiple options, excellent opportunities and earning potential

Job Outlooks for Pharmacists

Pharmacy is a vital part of a growing healthcare industry

 

To explore the various career paths in pharmacy, please visit The American Pharmacists Association.

 
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