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2.  Passing the Torch 
doi:10.5688/ajpe78469
PMCID: PMC4028578
6.  Fail Fast 
doi:10.5688/ajpe778159
PMCID: PMC3806026  PMID: 24159200
7.  A Continuous Quality Improvement Program to Focus a College of Pharmacy on Programmatic Advancement 
Objective. To enhance the achievement of a college of pharmacy’s goals for education, research, and service missions by implementing an excellence program based on the Studer Group model for continuous quality improvement.
Methods. The Studer model was combined with university strategic planning for a comprehensive quality-improvement program that was implemented over 5 years. The program included identifying and measuring key performance indicators, establishing specific “pillar” goals, aligning behaviors with goals and values, and training leaders.
Results. Assessment of key performance indicators over 5 years demonstrated progress toward achieving college goals for student and faculty satisfaction, research funding, numbers of students seeking formal postgraduate training, and private giving.
Conclusions. Implementation of a continuous quality-improvement program based on the Studer program enabled the college to focus on and meet its yearly and strategic goals for all components of its mission.
doi:10.5688/ajpe776117
PMCID: PMC3748298  PMID: 23966720
quality improvement; assessment; goals; leadership
12.  Dual Degrees and Career Paths 
doi:10.5688/ajpe768141
PMCID: PMC3475770  PMID: 23129840
14.  Keeping Your Eyes on the Dashboard 
doi:10.5688/ajpe76336
PMCID: PMC3327234  PMID: 22544953
16.  A Culture of Hiring for Excellence 
doi:10.5688/ajpe75597
PMCID: PMC3142970  PMID: 21829271
20.  The Status of US Multi-campus Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy 
Objective
To assess the current status of multi-campus colleges and schools of pharmacy within the United States.
Methods
Data on multi-campus programs, technology, communication, and opinions regarding benefits and challenges were collected from Web sites, e-mail, and phone interviews from all colleges and schools of pharmacy with students in class on more than 1 campus.
Results
Twenty schools and colleges of pharmacy (18 public and 2 private) had multi-campus programs; 16 ran parallel campuses and 4 ran sequential campuses. Most programs used synchronous delivery of classes. The most frequently reported reasons for establishing the multi-campus program were to have access to a hospital and/or medical campus and clinical resources located away from the main campus and to increase class size. Effectiveness of distance education technology was most often sited as a challenge.
Conclusion
About 20% of colleges and schools of pharmacy have multi-campus programs most often to facilitate access to clinical resources and to increase class size. These programs expand learning opportunities and face challenges related to technology, resources, and communication.
PMCID: PMC2972518  PMID: 21088729
multi-campus; distance education; administration
25.  Ambition for Success 
PMCID: PMC2690868  PMID: 19513140

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