School Of Pharmacy Student Named PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholar
The Pharmacy Quality Alliance and the CVS Health Foundation named School of Pharmacy student Jonathan Kloss a 2017-18 PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholar. The program focuses on fostering student engagement in performance measurement and quality improvement, according to a release on DrugStoreNews.com.
Under the program, student pharmacists, supported by a mentor, work to execute and implement a unique quality-based project concept, proposed during the application process, and present to a panel of judges at the 2018 PQA Annual Meeting poster session.
PQA associate director for education and communications Hannah Fish said in the release:
"It is exciting to see how the interest in the PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program has grown between the first and second year. Many high-caliber students applied for the program and we look forward to the scholars' growth in their understanding of the changing quality and performance-based landscape over the next year. Through our partnership with the CVS Health Foundation we are able to provide this unique opportunity to educate the future generation of quality-minded professionals."
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