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Eric H. Gilliam, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Assistant Director of Experiential Programs

Mailing Address

University of Colorado
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-1116Q
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
First Floor
Room 1116Q


Voice: 303-724-8327
Fax: 303-724-2658


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Assistant Director, Office of Experiential Education
  • Director of Clinical Integrations, Anschutz Medical Campus Interprofessional Education Program

Training and Education

  • Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY2), Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy / Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (2009)
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1), University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (2008)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (2007)

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (2010)

Clinical Activities

Dr. Gilliam has been a practicing emergency medicine pharmacist for more than 10 years. After completing his residency training, Dr. Gilliam expanded clinical pharmacy services to support emergency medicine and rapid response teams at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii (2009-2013). Since that time, Dr. Gilliam has developed a clinical faculty site in the Emergency Department at the Denver Health Medical Center where he continues to practice as a part-time staff member.

Clinical/Research Interests

Emergency department patient safety and medication system use; Implementation and justification of clinical pharmacy services within emergency medical teams; Emergency preparedness; Interprofessional Clinical Education


Course Director

  • PHRD 6005, 6905, 7005 Introductory Professional Pharmacy Development and Portfolio, P2 Fall, P2 Spring, P3 Fall (2013 – 2017)
  • PHRD 6900 Interprofessional Experiential Course, P2 Spring, P3 Fall, P3 Spring (2018 – Present)
  • PHRD 6910 Health System IPPE Course, P2 Spring, P3 Fall (2018 – Present)
  • PHRD 7905 Advanced IPPE Rotation Course, P3 Spring (2015 – Present)

Program Administrative Oversite

  • Reflective Practitioner Program (SSPPS P1-P4)
  • Interprofessional Provider IPPE Program (SSPPS P3 year)
  • Health System IPPE Program (SSPPS P2/P3 years)
  • Anschutz Interprofessional Open Campus Program (CU Center for IPE, 1st year Health Profession Students)
  • Clinical Integrations Interprofessional Practicum (CU Center for IPE, Upper-division Health Profession Students)


Dr. Gilliam’s scholarly interest focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning, specifically curriculum design and assessment within the context of experiential education and interprofessional education. He is also very interested in professional identity formation and cultivating reflective capacity within health profession students.


  • Gilliam E, Nuffer W, Thompson M, Vande Griend J. Design and Activity Evaluation of an Advanced-Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (aIPPE) Course for Assessment of Student APPE-Readiness. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2017;9(4):595
  • Nuffer W, Gilliam E, Thompson M, Vande Griend J. Establishment and Implementation of a Required Medication Therapy Management Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience. Am J Pharm Educ 2017;81(2):36
  • Nuffer W, Botts, S, Franson K, Gilliam E, Knutsen R, Nuffer M, O'Brian E, Saseen J, Thompson M, Vande Griend J, and Willis R. Curriculum Renewal: Alignment of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences with Didactic Course Content.  Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017;9(4):595
  • Nuffer W, Gilliam E, Thompson M, Deihimi S, Jordan K, Wienbar R, Vande Griend J. Pharmacy Student perspectives Regarding Curricular Renewal with Experiential Alignment. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017;9(6):1071
  • Estes K, Gilliam E, Lee C, and Skiba D. Discovering eHealth Technology: An Innovative Interprofessional Graduate Student Learning Experience. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016;255:242-6
  • Skiba D, Barton A, Estes K, Gilliam E, Knapfel S, Lee C, Moore G, and Trinkley K. Preparing the Next Generation of Advanced Practice Nurses for Connected Care. Stud Health Tecnol Inform. 2016;225:307-13
  • Thompson M, Gilliam E, and Nuffer W. Longitudinal Assessment of Students’ Communication and Professionalism Skills Across all Levels of a Pharm.D. Curriculum. J Pharma Care Health Sys 2015;S2:007
  • Nuffer W, Gilliam E, McDermott M, and Turner C. Sustainability of a Practice-Based Interprofessional Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Course American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015;79(5):62
  • Chavez B, Gilliam EH, Pathak R, and Volino LR. Popular Game Shows as Educational Tools in the Pharmacy Classroom. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2012;4:146-149