Your future career in pharmacy Q&A panel session
Hear from practicing pharmacists about their career path at our Q&A Panel Session.
Pharmacy is much more than filling prescriptions in a community pharmacy or hospital setting, you're an essential member of the healthcare team. A Master of Pharmacy qualification opens the door to many career opportunities. Join us at the upcoming Q&A Panel session to find out about where a pharmacy qualification can take you. You'll have the opportunity to ask the panellists questions about their chosen career path and why they love pharmacy.
5.30pm: Event registration opens
6pm: Q&A Panel Session
Join us for a Q and A panel session with pharmacists from a variety of settings, including industry, hospital and community pharmacy as well as past students, on career options for pharmacist graduates. The panel session will provide you with an opportunity to hear examples of career pathways, the options available in the real world and ask our panellists questions about the pharmacy profession.
Meet our panellists
Ream Sabbah, a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Master of Pharmacy graduate of UTS. She completed her pharmacy internship in 2018 at Merck Sharp & Dohme with the Market Access team and the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She then stayed on at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital as a Clinical Pharmacist for 6 months, and is currently back at Merck Sharp & Dohme working as a Market Access Associate.
Nerida Croker, an experienced Clinical Pharmacist who is passionate about aged care and supporting services to provide quality care, particularly in regional areas. Nerida has experience in providing training to a wide range of aged care workers, from RNs to care workers.
Christopher Hidayat, a Specialist Pharmacist in Emergency Medicine at Westmead Hospital. He is passionate about early pharmacist involvement in Emergency Medicine across the spectrum of patient presentations from the acutely deteriorating patient to the complex patient for admission with an extensive medical background and on multiple medications. More broadly, he is also passionate about medication safety and expanding the scope of pharmacists to utilise their full potential.
Quinn On has been in the Pharmacy industry for close to 30 years, his business has grown from just one staff member to over 100 employees across multiple pharmacies. Several of Quinn’s Pharmacies have been awarded state and national recognition for their professional services. Priceline Pharmacy Menai won the National Guildcare Pharmacy of the year 2018 which is in recognition of the pharmacy’s professional services. Quinn is passionate about empowering his team and ensuring that they are continually learning. Quinn believes that community pharmacy has a big role to play in the national health system as Community pharmacies are at the forefront of healthcare across all communities in Australia. Quinn has developed a keen interest in the future direction of community pharmacy and the ongoing important role of the pharmacist.
With more to follow.
6:45pm: Presentation by Professor Kylie Williams
Find out detailed information on:
- Course and subject content
- The Clinical Practice placement program
- Our internationally-renowned academics, practitioners and researchers who will be your teachers
- Our unique academic mentor initiative
- Why undertaking a practice-based course will benefit your career
- Our state-of-the-art facilities and small class sizes
- How to apply for 2020 intake
7:15pm: Informal Q&A
- Discuss your options in detail and get to know staff and fellow students
7:20pm: Submit your application
- Staff will be available to assist with your application