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Clinical Faculty Survival Guide

An ACCP Publication

By Thomas D. Zlatic, Ph.D., editor

ACCP’s Clinical Faculty Survival Guide offers new clinical faculty practical information, advice, and encouragement for succeeding in the roles of practitioner, teacher, researcher, and scholar. Editor Thomas D. Zlatic, Ph.D., and a team of seasoned authors and reviewers provide insights to guide you in a successful career as a clinical faculty member.

If you are a new faculty member, you will find this book helpful and easy to read. If you are a resident, fellow, or graduate student preparing to pursue an academic position, this text will give you a head start on a long and successful career. And if you are a more seasoned faculty member serving as a mentor to younger colleagues, you will find the book’s content useful and advantageous for imparting career advice.

This new book integrates with the ACCP Academy programs on Leadership and Management, Research and Scholarship, Clinical Practice Advancement, and Teaching and Learning.


    Clinical Practice
  • Step-by-step suggestions for clinical practitioners to achieve success and avoid common pitfalls
  • Knowledge and skill needed for successful practices in inpatient/acute care, clinic/office-based, and community pharmacy settings
  • Professional insights on collaborative practice and credentialing
  • Leadership
  • Characteristics of personal, organizational, and project leaders
  • Leadership roles within the organization, profession, and community
  • Teaching, Precepting, and Mentoring
  • Roles, differences, and characteristics of the teacher, preceptor, and mentor
  • Application of technology in academia
  • Effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Tips on surviving and even thriving in the academic setting
  • Research and Scholarship
  • Importance of research and scholarship in the professional development of practitioner–educator and research–educator faculty
  • Guidance on identifying research questions and the resources needed, as well as common barriers to successful research
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Models of continuing professional development, continuing pharmacy education, lifelong learning, and personal development

Comprehensive references and links to useful resources are provided throughout.

Michael S. Maddux, Pharm.D., FCCP

Part I – Academic Clinical Pharmacy: An Introduction

Chapter 1. Reaffirming the Human Nature of Professionalism
Thomas D. Zlatic, Ph.D.

Chapter 2. Surviving and Thriving in the Academic Setting
Brian L. Erstad, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Part II – Academic Roles for Clinical Faculty

Clinical Practice

Chapter 3. Inpatient/Acute Care Practice
Krystal K. Haase, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Chapter 4. Clinic/Office-Based Practice
Ila M. Harris, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Chapter 5. Community Pharmacy Practice
Jean-Venable R. Goode, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, BCPS

Chapter 6. Collaborative Practice
Melissa M. Blair, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, CDE

Chapter 7. Credentialing of Pharmacists
Joseph J. Saseen, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Teaching and Precepting

Chapter 8. Teaching in the Classroom Environment
Dana P. Hammer, Ph.D.

Chapter 9. Effective Precepting
Jean M. Nappi, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Chapter 10. Active Learning
Eric H. Hobson, Ph.D.; and Jenny A. Van Amburgh, Pharm.D.

Chapter 11. Instructional Technology
Stuart T. Haines, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS; and Seena L. Haines, Pharm.D., BC-ADM, CDE

Chapter 12. Inculcating Professionalism
Thomas D. Zlatic, Ph.D.

Chapter 13. Mentoring: Some Principles, Some Thoughts, and Some Tools
Robert E. Smith, Pharm.D.

Research and Scholarship

Chapter 14. Research and Scholarship: An Orientation
Richard A. Helms, Pharm.D.; and Emma M. Tillman, Pharm.D.

Chapter 15. Research and Scholarship for Practitioner–Educator Faculty
Bradley G. Phillips, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Chapter 16. Research and Scholarship for Researcher–Educator Faculty
Mary H.H. Ensom, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, FCSHP, FCAHS


Chapter 17. Service to University, Community, and Profession: A Path to Personal Growth, Effective Contributions, and Increased Visibility
Seena L. Haines, Pharm.D., BC-ADM, CDE; and Stuart T. Haines, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Part III – Personal and Professional Development


Chapter 18. Personal Leadership
Peter D. Hurd, Ph.D.

Chapter 19. Organizational Leadership
John A. Bosso, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA

Chapter 20. Project Leadership
Todd D. Sorensen, Pharm.D.

Professional Development

Chapter 21. Continuing Professional Development and Lifelong Learning
Zubin Austin, Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-1-932658-73-6; 2010; 336 pages; softbound

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