2018-19 Pharmacy IPL Fellows

Jeong Park:

Jeong Park

Jeong Park is a clinical associate professor in the department of clinical pharmacy at U-M College of Pharmacy and a transplant clinical specialist at Michigan Medicine.  As an integral member of the interdisciplinary team, she provides pharmaceutical care to kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant patients both in inpatient and outpatient settings. Her contributions include development and implementation of various transplant practice guidelines and work in establishing a transplant endocrine clinic.  She has a strong commitment to education and training of students, residents, and new practitioners from multiple disciplines.  In 2015, she pioneered the effort at the College of Pharmacy to incorporate planned and intentional learning opportunities for interprofessional education into the advanced pharmacy practice experience. Via partnering with a transplant surgeon, the IPE-APPE rotation engages learners from College of Pharmacy and Medical School in organized IPE activities such as teaching conferences, patient care team rounds, topic presentations, and clinic and OR observation.

Amy Thompson:

Amy Thompson

Amy Thompson, PharmD, BCACP, is a clinical associate professor at the U-M College of Pharmacy. She received her PharmD at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Following graduation, she completed pharmacy residencies at MUSC; she stayed on as faculty and was heavily involved in interprofessional education. She joined the U-M College of Pharmacy in 2016 and serves as the director of clinical ambulatory pharmacy services for the department of pharmacy innovations and partnerships. Her clinical practice is in the Taubman general medicine clinic, where she provides chronic disease state management for patients. Through her clinic experience, she serves as a preceptor for pharmacy residents and students. Her research interests include geriatric medication safety, interprofessional education, and transitions of care. She feels there has been a big push to increase the number of IPE courses across campus and wants to be involved in the assessment of this growth, to determine if we are meeting the needs and are on track for long-term success.