Pharmacy Focus: Student Edition - Accelerating Success: Western University of Health Sciences' 3.5-Year Program

Season 1, Episode 236,   Oct 09, 2023, 01:00 PM

In this episode, we explore an innovative approach to pharmacy education with Sunil Prabhu, BPharm, PhD, dean and professor at the College of Pharmacy at the Western University of Health Sciences. Prabhu sheds light on Western University of Health Sciences' unique 3.5-year pharmacy program, uncovering the benefits it offers students, how it streamlined curriculum, the application process, and the potential to meet the evolving needs of the pharmacy profession.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Western University's 3.5-year pharmacy program offers students an accelerated pathway to a rewarding pharmacy career.
  2. The program's curriculum is meticulously designed to meet all necessary requirements while streamlining the educational process.
  3. Students interested in the program can gain valuable insights into the application process.
  4. This innovative approach to pharmacy education could help address some staffing needs more rapidly and adapt to the evolving demands of the profession.