Engaging with Academic Institutions to Optimize Medication Use Quality

PQA Academic Affairs Committee


Overview
PQA’s Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) serves as a forum for members to share best practices in educating the next generation of pharmacists about all aspects of healthcare quality, including performance measurement, quality improvement, and value-driven healthcare. The AAC also supports PQA’s mission by engaging with the Performance Measurement Team to strengthen the evidence base for measures. AAC meetings are held bi-monthly during the academic school year with a live meeting at the PQA Annual Meeting.

AAC Membership consists of:

  • Faculty representatives from over 50 schools and colleges of pharmacy,
  • Quality champions from across our membership interested in educating the next generation of healthcare quality leaders

Committee Co-chairs:

  • Ben Aronson, PharmD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy
  • Ben Urick, PharmD, PhD; Research Assistant Professor, Center for Medication Optimization through Practice and Policy, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
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