Leadership Development Track

Formed during the 2015-2016 academic school year, the Leadership Development Track (or LDT for short) is a composite of activities identified through Phi Lambda Sigma, the School of Pharmacy and the profession of pharmacy as a way to hone individuals’ leadership goals and foster leadership development within the student body. PLS will be holding a ceremony at the end of the year to celebrate those who complete the LDT.

Below are the seven (7) requirements for the Leadership Development Tract.

  1. Attend one professional conference per year:
    1. PSW Annual
    2. PSW Legislative Day
    3. PSW Educational Conference
    4. APhA Annual
    5. ASHP Annual or Mid-Year
    6. ACCP Annual
    7. MRM
  1. Attend Kremer’s Lecture on April 4, 2017
  2. Complete the Career Fair activity
    1. Six signatures from booth holders
    2. One page reflection due by the end of winter break
  3. Attend one breakout session per semester:
    1. We will offer at least 3 breakout sessions per semester:
    2. A list of breakout session topics and dates are listed below
    3. Interested in leading a breakout session and getting credit for it? Contact us!
  4. Attend three breakfast talks/residency club meetings per semester:
    1. You can complete 3 breakfast talks or 3 residency club meetings or a combination of the two
  5. Attend one inter-professional event per year:
    1. Inter-professional health summit
    2. IPHC case competition
    3. MEDiC Noon-Talks
      1. MEDiC Shifts DO NOT count
  6. One Required Elective per semester
    1. Attending 1 additional breakout session
    2. Attending 1 additional residency club or breakfast talk
    3. Attending 1 additional inter-professional event
    4. Present a poster at a meeting/conference
    5. Lead a breakout session
    6. ASHP counseling event
    7. ACCP pharmacotherapy competition

For more details, see the Verification Form. In order to complete the LDT you must turn this form in by April 14, 2017 by 11:59 PM. If you have any questions/comments/concerns feel free to contact Christine Garmoe (garmoe@wisc.edu) or Whitney Pilger (wpilger@wisc.edu). If you are wondering if an event qualifies for one of the requirements, contact us!

If you want reminders for our events, please sign up on our listserv by sending an e-mail to: join-pls_ldt@lists.wisc.edu

Dates of Upcoming Leadership and Development Track Events

Breakfast Talks- Spring 2017

  • January 30th at 7:45am in the Commons
  • March 13th at 7:45am in the Commons
  • April 3rd at 7:45am in the Commons
  • April 10th at 7:45am in the Commons

Breakout Sessions- Spring 2017

  • February 3rd at 11am in room 2336
    • Topic: “Leadership Values”
  • March 3rd at 11am in room 2336
    • Topic: “Big L’s & Little L’s”
  • March 6th at 7:45 am in rom 2336
    • Topic: “When Leadership Fails…”
  • April 7th at 11am in room 2336
    • Topic: “The Miracle Morning”

Residency Clubs- Spring 2017

  • February 8th at 6 pm in 2336
    • Topic: How to have a successful and fulfilling APPE experience
    • Who: Marie Pietruszka (2015 APPE Preceptor of the Year Winner) from UW Hospital and Clinics
  • March 27th at 4:50 -5:30 pm in Rennebohm 2006
    • Topic: “Residency Search Strategies and Characteristics”
    • Who: Courtney Putz, PGY-1 at William S Middleton VA Hospital

Celebration Ceremony for LDT Completers!

Coffee, Cake and Certificates!

  • April 24th at 6:00pm in the Commons

2016 Recipients of the LDT Certificate