News for Future students

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Working the COVID front lines as a student

Students working at Grand River Hospital. Left to right: Lauren Thompson (Oncology), Melissa Garellek (Emergency Department), an

Students working at Grand River Hospital. Left to right: Lauren Thompson (Oncology), Melissa Garellek (Emergency Department), and Maria Anton (In-Patient Psychiatry) and Olivia McPherson (Intensive Care Unit)

Monday, June 22, 2020

Rotation reflections from the Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie regions

Charin and coworkers wearing masks in the pharmacy department

Senior pharmacy students are supporting Ontario’s health-care system in the fight against COVID-19. These students are completing their rotations, a requirement for senior pharmacy students where they are placed in health-care sites across the province for six months.

Here are some of their stories:

Charina Alducente in Thunder Bay Region

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Ensuring drug access for Ontarians during COVID-19

Nikita Mahajan and Ezgi Ulkuseven standing and smiling

Nikita Mahajan and Ezgi Ulkuseven standing in the lobby of the building where they worked on co-op. Nikita and Ezgi were on co-op at the Ministry of Health when COVID-19 struck in Canada.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

School of Pharmacy takes interviews online for the first time in program’s history

Two photos of Becky Ewan, one in her office labelled 'Admissions 2019' and one at her work from home computer, "Admissions 2020'

Over 200 pharmacy candidates have now completed virtual interviews. Pictured above is Becky Ewan preparing for admissions in 2019 compared to her 2020 preparations.

“Tell us something you are passionate about.”

Friday, June 5, 2020

Addressing Racism: We can make a difference

A message from David Edwards, Hallman Director, University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy

The events of the past several days in the United States have compelled us to confront the issue of systemic racism in Canada as well.  Racism exists in many forms and has many negative consequences including effects on health and health care delivery. We know that we have much work to do as a society, as a university and as a School of Pharmacy dedicated to the training of health care professionals and health researchers. In January 2020, the School approved a new strategic plan in which we committed to several important initiatives including:

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