Skip to main content
Sign In

University of Colorado Denver

​​​​​​​​​ ​
 

Student Organizations

Definitions


  • Brown bag events – Opportunities for patients to bring in all their medications to have them reviewed for interactions, proper strength and duplications of therapy.
  • Chart review – Opportunity to review patient charts and assess for appropriateness of therapy, proper management and assess for improvement.
  • Clinical skills competition – Students compete with fellow colleagues in an interactive, team-based analysis of clinical scenarios for students to engage in hospital/health-system pharmacy.
  • Faculty dinner series – Students have a unique opportunity to engage and network with faculty members over dinner.
  • Heartburn awareness – Student pharmacists have the opportunity to help heartburn suffers live healthier and more productive lives through education to the public on heartburn therapy.
  • International Pharmaceutical Students’ Foundation (IPSF) - IPSF is a non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious organization and is the leading international advocacy organization of pharmacy students promoting improved public health through provision of information, education, networking, and a range of publication and professional activities.
  • Project CURE – A foundation that identifies, collects, sorts and distributes medical supplies and services to the imperative needs of the world.
  • Project DIABETES – Students have the opportunity to focus on innovative education, prevention and treatment programs for diabetes and obesity. Student pharmacists conduct blood glucose screening and provide education on the risk factors for diabetes, importance of medication adherence and tight blood glucose control.
  • Project HEART – Student pharmacists have the opportunity to engage with their community to encourage lifestyle modifications, monitor associated risk factors for heart disease and provide education about medication therapy.
  • Prescription for HOPE – Goal of the organization is to understand a developing country’s pharmacy dispensing and drug distribution system. By understanding how pharmacy care is delivered, Prescription for HOPE can enhance care by incorporating pharmacy design and strategies for medication delivery.
  • Project RECOVERY – Student pharmacists have a unique opportunity to work with patients undergoing substance abuse treatment. 
  • Residency panel – A unique opportunity for students to network with local hospital residency directors.
  • Shadowing – Opportunity to observe the daily activities of pharmacists in various roles, which include community, hospital, academia, infusion services and many others.
  • Panel discussion – Panel of pharmacists from various educational and professional backgrounds discussing opportunities within the practice of pharmacy.  
  • Student SPAN – The Student Political Action Network is involved in the laws and policies that shape the practice of pharmacy.