Skip to content
Department of Pharmacy

Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education

Please note we are in process of confirming dates for the 2023-24 academic year.

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy offers a variety of opportunities to enhance the resident’s experience in precepting, teaching, and facilitating small groups.  Opportunities include Preceptor Training, Introduction to Teaching, and Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education.

Residents may elect to enroll in the Teaching Certificate (Workshops I-V) or the basic Introduction to Teaching and Preceptor Training (Workshop I-II).

All Residents should attend the Preceptor Training Orientation.

8:30am – 5pm
Workshop I Location: UW Seattle campus – South Campus Center room 303 (in person)
Preceptor training (AM) – No charge if only attending preceptor training/Introduction to teaching

  • Good teaching
  • Crafting goals and objectives
8:30am – 5pm
Workshop II Location: UW Seattle campus – South Campus Center room 303 (in person)
Group facilitation skills, teaching philosophy 

  • Facilitation skills
  • Developing your teaching philosophy
08/24/2023 – 03/2024 Workshops I – V Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education (Attend all workshops)

Workshops I and II (in person)

Workshop III-V will be online via Zoom

  • 3 additional mandatory Thursday evening workshops from 5:30-7:30pm (remote) dates to be announced.
  • Mentorship meetings with assigned UW Faculty Mentor

Teaching Certificate Requirements:

Attend Workshops I-V

Co-instructor for one of the UW SOP courses

Attend 3 Faculty Mentor meetings

Complete and submit all assignments and reflections

Teaching portfolio: participants will be required to demonstrate achievement
of program outcomes via creation of a portfolio:


-Curriculum Vitae
-Teaching philosophy (personal statement on teaching)
-Teaching materials (Lectures, presentations, inservices)
-Course Syllabi (clerkship orientation / manual)
-Peer evaluation



-Student evaluations
-Self reflection
-Seminar / Lecture reflection
-Small group facilitation
-APPE preceptorship


Registration and Fees for the Workshops and Teaching Certificate:


[tr][th][/th] [th]Attend workshops and complete assignments for: [/th] [th]Fees:[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]Precepting Training only[/td] [td]Workshop I (8/24/23 AM)[/td] [td]If only this portion of training, no fee incurred[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Introduction to Teaching[/td] [td]Workshops I and II[/td] [td]$175.00[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education (TCPE)[/td] [td]Workshops I – V[/td] [td]$350.00[/td][/tr]


Registration and Payment are in 2 different forms.  Please make sure to fill out both.  If your Residency Program is funding payment via UW Budget code, please have them contact program staff (Alex Tu –

1. Registration

Deadline: 8/18/23
Please note that some institutions (Providence) might block access to Google Docs, so you may need to access this link off site or through a personal device/data connection.

Other requirements:
Residents must receive a UW Net ID in order to access course information via CANVAS.  This is obtained as part of obtaining a Clinical Appointment with the UW SOP.  Click here for details.  Due to UW HR databases being changed this year, forms need to be sent in time for the last vote on May 26th, otherwise applicants may not be processed until after July 7th, preventing CAF appointments through August.  (Meaning forms need to be in earlier than May 25th to meet the May 26th deadline).

2. Payment

Deadline: AUG 10, 2023 (payment after this date will incur late fees)
Payment site:
Fees for 2023 will be paid online via Credit Card or by UW budget code.   Late registration fees will be charged after mid August, 2023 (as outlined on the payment site).  The payment system will ask you to create an account to track your payment/receipt.  This does not need to be tied to a UW email address.

For UW budget codes – please have your financial representative from your department contact Alex Tu




Alvin Goo, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Teaching Certificate in Pharmacy Education
Department of Pharmacy

Lingtak Chan, PharmD
Vice Chair and Professor
Department of Pharmacy

Jennifer Chang, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Preceptor Development
Department of Pharmacy

Claudia Choi, PharmD
Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Pharmacy

Jennie Do, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy

Jasmine Mangrum, PharmD, MPH
Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Pharmacy

Leigh Ann Mike, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Assistant Director for Education, Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education, and Outreach
Department of Pharmacy

Sharon Wu, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy