University of Kentucky
Pharmacy Preview Day
On December 2nd, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will be hosting a Pharmacy Preview Day for all high school and undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in pharmacy. The event will be held at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, and open for students, educators, and their families. We will provide light refreshments, have breakout sessions for students and their guests to learn about pharmacy school, and provide tours of our facilities.
We would encourage all students that are interested in the healthcare field to attend the event! This will be a fantastic opportunity to meet faculty, current students, and pharmacists who work in the cutting edge of medical sciences. The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is ranked in the top ten in the nation, and recognized world-wide for cutting edge developments in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
PharmD Preview Day
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 9:30am-2pm
789 South Limestone
Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 2 pm
Registration Link: https://redcap.uky.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=PLEW3A7KPW
Registration Deadline: November 22nd
“YOUR Journey, YOUR Future.”
10:00am–10:15am Greetings & Introductions BPC 124 Jason T. Mitchell, Ed.D. Recruitment Specialist
10:15am–10:30am Welcome Remarks ‐‐Dr. Kip Guy, Dean BPC 124
10:45am‐11:15am Concurrent Session 1: BPC 124 I’m in High School, how do I prepare for Pharmacy School? Jason T. Mitchell, EdD, Recruitment Specialist Helping students in high school navigate their way through pre‐pharmacy preparation and learn what they need to do to become competitive.
10:45am‐11:15am Concurrent Session 2: BPC 154 Preparing & Strengthening Your Application & Profile: Sharon Gonzales, Pre‐Pharmacy Advisor
Students who are currently applying or will soon be applying to pharmacy
school will benefit from this session that is geared toward college students.
11:15am‐11:45am Student Organization Fair & Refreshments
Take this time to meet our students while enjoying some refreshments. Our
students represent over 12 student organizations specific to Pharmacy and
are here to meet with you and discuss your future.
12:00pm‐12:30pm Concurrent Session 1A: BPC 154 My future in pharmacy: Possibilities
Dr. Trenika Mitchell, Faculty
Current UK Pharmacy Students will join Dr. Mitchell & Stevens to discuss
how you as a high school student fit into the future of pharmacy.
12:00pm‐12:30pm Concurrent Session 2A: BPC 124 Pharmacy School & Beyond: How will I be prepared beyond the PharmD?
Dr. Kelly Smith, Associate Dean
Current UK 3rd & 4th year students will join Dr. Smith to discuss the ways in
which UK COP has prepared them to move into their career field.
12:45pm—1:00pm Closing Remarks‐Jason T. Mitchell, Ed.D. BPC 124
Building Tours will begin immediately following today’s event