On Friday October 21, 118 pharmacy students convocated from the University of Waterloo. After four years of rigorous courses, three co-op work terms, and six months of clinical rotation in their final year, the class of 2016 finally earned their PharmD.
Valedictorian Sumaira Hasan summarized the spirit of the 2016 graduates’ best in her closing remarks to her classmates:
Fourth-year student and former Waterloo Society of Pharmacy Students president Jennifer Mackenzie received the 2016 Ontario Pharmacist Association’s (OPA) Student of Distinction Award for her leadership ability and commitment to advancing the profession.
Last week, the first year class of pharmacy students travelled to the London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital (LHSC) for a day-long interprofessional education (IPE) event with Western University medicine and dentistry and Waterloo optometry learners.