Diane E. Beck, Pharm.D. was, at the time of this lecture, Professor and Director of Experiential Education in the School of Pharmacy at Auburn University. Her responsiblities have included the Introductory and Advanced Practice Experience Program; the Experiential Program Faculty Development; the Student Assessment and Program Evaluation; and Outcomes Assessment (Milestone Exams) for the Entry-Level Pharm.D. Program. She received her B.S. and Pharm.D. degrees from the University of Florida. Her research interests and publications focused in the areas of experiential education and assessment of student performance. Her leadership activities within the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) have included: Chair, Pharmacy Practice Section; Chair-Elect, Council of Faculties; Member, Academic Affairs Committee; Chair-Elect, Council of Outcomes Assessment Committee. Dr. Beck has also served on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
About the lecture
The cost and benefits of practice experiences from the perspectives of the student, volunteer faculty member, and academic institution will be presented. This seminar will identify how practice experiences can accomplish both learning and work, and establish a better understanding of who "pays" for learning during practice experiences."