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 Track.

  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
    8. Other (with approval)
  1. Attend 2018 Kremer’s Lecture (Date TBD-March/April)
  2. Complete the Career Fair Activity_2017
    1. Six business cards 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 (Do not have to be trained in MEDiC to attend)
      1. MEDiC Shifts DO NOT count
    4.  Interprofessional Case Study (Fall Mini Summit)
    5. Other events as they come up during the year- watch for reminder emails or send us an email if they find something you are interested in!
  6. One Required Elective per year
    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 . If you have any questions/comments/concerns feel free to contact Christine Garmoe (garmoe@wisc.edu) or Julia Gilbertson (jggilbertson@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

  • Monday, March 5, 7:45-8:45 AM in the Commons. Dr. Lindsay Harris from Reedsburg Area Medical Center will be joining us to talk about leadership and changes. She has experience transitioning from one site to another, and transforming it into a successful pharmacy. 
  • Monday, March 19, 7:45-8:45 AM in the Commons. Dr. Julie Bartell from Monroe Clinic will be talking about the importance of staying involved in state and national professional organizations, as well as building rapport with pharmacists you may meet at these conferences. 
  • Monday, April 2, 7:45-8:45 AM in the Commons. Dr. Heidi McClelland works as an industry pharmacist in the area and will be talking about her career path and her leadership role in her current position.

Breakout Sessions

  • Friday, March 2, 12:00-1:00 PM in Room 1105.  “How to Sell Yourself to Potential Employers.”

  • Tuesday, March 13, 12:00-1:00PM in Room 1116. Topic TBD.

  • Tuesday, April 3, 12:00-1:00PM in Room 2233. Topic TBD. 

Residency Clubs

  • Roundtable #1 with PGY-2 Residents April 16th 4:45-5:30 pm, SOP 2002
  • Roundtable #2 with PGY-2 Residents April 23rd 5:00 – 5:45 pm, SOP 2002

Interprofessional Case Study

  • November 20th 4:15-6pm, SOP 2002

Celebration Ceremony for LDT Completers!

Coffee, Cake and Certificates!

  • Sunday, April 15th 3:30 pm in the Commons

2016 Recipients of the LDT Certificate