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CIPhER Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education & Research

Are You Critical? Exploring Critical Theories and Pharmacy Education

Co-Sponsored by the ESOP Office of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 12pm - 1pm Eastern Time via Zoom
Critical Race Theory (CRT) has generated considerable public dialogue and controversy.  But, what are critical theories?  And how do they intersect with pharmacy education?  This session will review basic tenets of common critical theories (e.g., CRT, Feminism, Queer Theory), explore their use in pharmacy education, and discuss how we can be use them to inform and influence pharmacy education.
Learning Objectives:  At the end of the program, participants will be able to
  1. Define critical theory - including Critical Race Theory, Feminism, Queer Theory, and Intersectionality
  2. Describe the ways in which critical theories intersect with pharmacy education
  3. Prepare a reflexivity statement that acknowledges our role in criticality
Target Audience:  This program is designed for all faculty, preceptors, staff, trainees, and students.
Registration: For non-UNC affiliates, registration is $15.00.  (UNC affiliates are faculty, staff, trainees, students, preceptors and residents who currently work for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or support its students.)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE for the live/streamed program is Monday, April 10th at 5 p.m.

The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program  0046-9999-22-259-L99-P provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must verify attendance, and complete the evaluation form(s) of this program. Participants must provide their name, email address, NABP e-Profile ID, and date of birth (MMDD) to receive credit. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. It is the participant’s responsibility to check CPE Monitor to verify credit has been uploaded. If credit is not shown please contact the provider **No partial session credit will be given** 

 Kyle Fassett, PhD, MSEd, MA
 Senior Research Associate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 Kyle Fassett, PhD, MSEd, MA is a Senior Research Associate for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of   North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he conducts research to improve the retention of underrepresented students,   staff  and faculty.  Dr. Fassett was the recipient of the 2022 Robert J. Menges New Researcher Award from American   Educational Research Association (AERA).  He completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the UNC Eshelman   School of   Pharmacy in the Center for Innovation Pharmacy Education & Research (CIPhER) after receiving his doctorate in higher   education with a focus in educational psychology, measurement, and evaluation from Indiana   University Bloomington.
 Nicole Winston, PharmD, EdD
 Associate Professor, Augusta University
 Dr. Winston maintains active research in medical education and clinical pharmacy.  She studies professional identity   formation in healthcare students and clinicians, particularly in those who have been historically excluded from   medicine.  She has been recently recognized by her institution, receiving the 2021 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award and nationally/internationally, receiving research awards from AAMC and AMEE.  As the Assistant Dean of   Curriculum, she oversees the pre-clerkship case-based learning and simulation education curriculum.
 Jacqui McLaughlin, PhD
 Associate Professor, CIPhER Director, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
 Dr. McLaughlin received her undergraduate degree in biological engineering from North Carolina State University, her master of science in biomedical engineering from the University of Memphis/University of Tennessee and her   doctoral in educational research and policy analysis from North Carolina State University.  She spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow with the Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment (OSPA) at the UNC Eshelman School of   Pharmacy and currently serves the school as an associate professor int he division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education and as the director of CIPhER (Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research).
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Date: Apr 12, 2023 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Registration closes on Apr 10, 2023 05:00 PM

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Date: 04/12/23
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
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