School of Pharmacy

Jennifer Chang

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Preceptor Development

Department of Pharmacy, Office of Professional Pharmacy Education, Pharmacy Faculty, School Faculty

Telephone: (206) 543-3480


Office Location: South Campus Center 1601 NE Columbia Rd, Suite 246A, Seattle, WA 98195-7631


  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota.

Research Interests

  • Patient safety and quality improvement
    Experiential Education
    Preceptor Development

Courses Taught

  • Pharm 593: Pharmacy Practice V (Institutional Practice)
  • Pharm 594: Pharmacy Practice VI: Medication Safety and Quality
  • Pharm 595: Special Studies in Pharmacy
  • Pharm 521: Pharmacy Teaching Practicum
  • PharmP 531-533:IPPE Seminar (Institutional Practice)
  • PharmP 578: Pharmacy Education


Dr. Chang received her PharmD degree from University of Minnesota and completed her PGY1 residency at UW Medicine in 1998. After completing her pharmacy practice residency, she began her career at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Washington as an inpatient clinical pharmacist on the Internal Medicine services. Dr. Chang has held a variety of positions since, including roles in pharmacy administration, medication safety, health informatics and pharmacist education. In 2016, she joined the UW School of Pharmacy as a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacy. She provides expertise and leadership to the School in the area of health systems pharmacy practice and has teaching responsibilities in the PharmD curriculum in experiential education and core coursework.

In addition to teaching in the PharmD curriculum, Dr. Chang also serves as the Director of Preceptor Development and provides leadership and strategic oversight of preceptor development activities. The overall goal of the Preceptor Development program is to engage preceptors and support them in their role to provide an exemplary learning experience.
Her professional interests include medication safety, quality improvement and institutional practice.