PharmD Assessment

The USC School of Pharmacy Office of Academic Affairs is deeply committed to a culture of assessment and continuous quality improvement.  At the core of its mission, the Office of Academic Affairs:

  • Develops technological innovations for its curricular and assessment needs
  • Manages the PharmD Assessment Plan tied to the USC School of Pharmacy Strategic Plan
  • Administers PharmD program surveys, monitors results and communicates data to key stakeholders
  • Produces assessment and reflection tools to monitor the development of student learning, co-curricular activities, and interprofessional education activities
  • Reviews PharmD course and instructor evaluations to ensure continuous quality improvement of teaching and learning
  • Upholds assessment standards to ensure ongoing reaccreditation with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

 

Office of Academic Affairs

Glen Stimmel, PharmD, FCCP
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
stimmel@usc.edu

Maryann Wu, EdD
Assistant Dean for Assessment
maryann@usc.edu

Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Dean for Curriculum
emirzakh@usc.edu

Aileen Li
Curriculum and Assessment Support Specialist
aileenli@usc.edu

Jennifer Hsu
Program Administrator – PharmD Curriculum
hsujenni@usc.edu

More about PharmD Assessment at the USC School of Pharmacy

Technological Innovations for Curriculum and Assessment

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Assessment Plan

hg体育官网To view the PharmD Assessment Plan, click  (login required)

Surveys

The following surveys are distributed throughout the year:

  • PharmD Orientation Survey (P1)
  • Faculty Advisor Survey (P1)
  • Supplemental Instruction (SI) Survey (P1)
  • Rho Chi Society Group and Individual Tutoring Survey (P1)
  • Interprofessional Education Day Survey (P3)
  • Co-Curricular Survey (P1, P2, P3)
  • Technology/Teaching Space Survey (P1, P2, P3, P4; Faculty)
  • Peer-to-Peer Mentorship Survey (Fall) (P1, P2, P3, P4)
  • End of Semester Course/Instructor Evaluations (P1, P2, P3)
  • APPE Readiness Survey (P4)
  • AACP Graduating Student and Faculty Surveys (P4; Faculty)
  • AACP Preceptor and Alumni Surveys (preceptors and alumni; every 3-4 years)

Learning Experience Evaluations

Learning Experience Evaluations are administered by the USC Office of Institutional Research

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  • Link to FAQs for Students:

 are typically sent out the Monday of the last week of classes. E-mail reminders are sent out to both faculty and students when the evaluation period goes live.  Response rates can be monitored by faculty via Blackboard.

  • To view a sample USC Learning Experience Evaluation for the PharmD program, click  (login required)
  • To view an executive summary of the USC Learning Experience Evaluation, click  (login required)

 

Assessment Resources

Organizations

Assessment Meetings and Conferences

  • California Assessment Leaders Meeting (biannual)

Journals and Websites Related to Pharmacy Assessment

 

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