Pharmacy Is Right For Me

Help People Live Healthier, Better Lives

Pharmacists Make an Impact in Healthcare

Learn more about the process of becoming a pharmacist through A Roadmap To Pharmacy.

As a pharmacist, you:
  • Are an essential healthcare professional, who enhances patient care and promotes wellness.
  • Play an important role in helping people get the best results from their medications.
  • Help improve outcomes and reduce costs when involved in patient care.
  • Are accessible, and serve as someone people can talk to face-to-face without an appointment.
  • Communicate effectively to evaluate factors that may affect a patient's ability to take a medication.
  • Are the medication specialist on the healthcare team.
  • Work in a wide range of healthcare settings and have flexible hours.
  • Are trained in colleges of pharmacy, which are centers of academic excellence, scientific research and innovation.
  • Help people live healthier, better lives.
Is Pharmacy Right for You?:
  • Do you want to serve the community
  • Do you want to improve people's health?
  • Do you have strong communications skills?
  • Do you like science and math?
  • Are you detail-oriented and organized?
  • Do you enjoy problem-solving?

If the answer is "yes" to one or more of these questions, then pharmacy may be right for you!

References:
Pharmacy4Me.org