Office of Professional Pharmacy Education (OPPE)
The Office of Professional Pharmacy Education (OPPE) coordinates professional learning experiences for students, administers continuing education programs for practicing pharmacists, advises the Dean on issues relating to professional practice, administers the non-traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program, and provides service to more than 400 clinical and affiliate faculty members and practicum preceptors. Program activities include the coordination of student practicums (both Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences), practicum and career-related student advising, teaching-related instruction for clinical and affiliate faculty, and coordination of an annual career day for UW School of Pharmacy students. Please contact us with questions regarding practicum requirements, specific practice sites, clinical and affiliate faculty information, continuing education, and the Non-traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program.
Stanley S. Weber, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, Associate Dean, Professional Education
Teresa O’Sullivan, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor, Director, Advanced Practice Experiential Education
Jennifer Danielson, PharmD, MBA, CDE, Assistant Professor, Director, Introductory Practice Experiential Education
Amber Glass, RPh, MPH, Associate Director, Preceptor Development
Rachel Nowak, PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Community IPPEs
Curtis G. Jefferson, MS, APPE Operations Specialist, Office of Professional Pharmacy Education
Kelsey Meyer, BS, IPPE Coordinator, Office of Professional Pharmacy Education
On this web page you will find links to information about:
- Our Ability-Based Outcomes, A definition of the abilities that our graduating students should have when entering practice.
- Practicum courses, including the course syllabi and evaluation forms.
- Clinical and affiliate faculty, including information about becoming a preceptor.
- Our Preceptor Home Page. Here preceptors can fill out evaluations on line, view their student assignments, and view the information about their site that is posted electronically. You will need a login and password in order to access this information.
- Our Student Home Page. Created especially for our advanced practicum students, students can view their site assignments, what sites are available for practicums, what paperwork we have received for each practicum, and can submit site and preceptor evaluations on line. You will need a login and password in order to access this information. This is the same page that contains the site catalog. Early practice experience students may also need to use this site.
- Information about how to create a professional résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter.
- General pharmacy course information: descriptions and syllabi from courses that the students take in their first three professional years.
- Academic and Student Programs. Admissions, advising, financial aid, graduation, and other important information.
- Getting registered as an intern or pharmacist in the state of Washington. You will need to check the home page for the Washington State Board of Pharmacy. Choose the applications link on that home page. Note that the current Preceptor Training Program is available for download from this site.
- How to set up a rotation in the Puget Sound area if you're a student from another pharmacy school
Our offices are located on the second floor of the South Campus Center (UW map):
Office of Professional Pharmacy Education
South Campus Center, Suite 244
1601 NE Columbia Road, Box 357631
Seattle, Washington 98195