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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Every student must obtain their pharmacy intern certificate to earn intern hours and to complete Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs). Students must earn a minimum of 500 intern hours while enrolled in the PharmD program. Students can begin earning intern hours starting 90 days prior to the 1st day of class, or May 21, 2018. More information on Pratical Experience Requirements for Pharmacy Interns can be found on the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy website.
You must provide a final acceptance letter when you submit your application to the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy, and this can be obtained from the Dean’s office through Jenny Bagg. To receive your final acceptance letter, we must have received your final transcripts showing no deficiencies in your prerequisite coursework. When your final transcripts are received by Mrs. Coates in the Enrollment Office, she will notify you via email. You must then request your letter from Jenny Bagg. Letters are not automatically issued because the date has to be current at the time of application. If you have already completed all prerequisites prior to the spring 2018 semester, you may request your final acceptance letter at any time. Final acceptance letters are sent via email.
(1) Complete the Pharmacy Intern Application online
(2) Complete the Notification of Employment within TEN DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT
All students must obtain their intern certificate no later than Friday, August 17th. Students will be shown how to upload a copy of their intern certificate into their electronic portfolio during orientation. For questions pertaining to the intern certificate application, please contact the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy directly.