Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE) program fosters professional development through creative thinking and cultivation of an entrepreneurial spirit.

The School of Pharmacy has partnered with other healthcare schools’ in the area including Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine to offer students multiple opportunities to work together with medical students to learn the important skill of working as a team to accomplish a goal. Students from both programs work together over 2 semesters to ultimately learn teamwork, communication and each other’s roles and responsibilities to successfully treat a patient. Students also have multiple volunteer opportunities to work together to care for patients both locally and internationally throughout their four years at the School of Pharmacy.

IPE Opportunities

P1 year:
  • Required coursework in Intro to Pharmacy, Interprofessionality, and Patient Safety
  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Interprofessional free clinics
    • Health sings
P2 year:
  • Formal IPE teamwork in spring
  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Interprofessional free clinics
    • Health screenings
P3 year:
  • Formal IPE teamwork in Fall with patient simulation
  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Interprofessional free clinics
    • Health screenings
    • International mission trips
P4 year:
  • Complete APPEs with IPE exposure
  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Interprofessional free clinics
    • Health screenings
    • International mission trips