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
    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 (Do not have to be trained in MEDiC to attend)
      1. MEDiC Shifts DO NOT count
    4. 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 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 . 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

  • Thursday, September 21st at 7:45 AM in the Commons

Breakout Sessions

  • Tuesday, October 10 @ noon
    • Topic: “Personal Development: How to Make Someday Today
  • Tuesday, October 31 @ noon
    • Topic: How to Navigate the Career Fair 

Residency Clubs

  • October 3 @ 6:30 PM
    • Topic: APPE Selection

Celebration Ceremony for LDT Completers!

Coffee, Cake and Certificates!

  • Date TBD

2016 Recipients of the LDT Certificate

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