PCHS Department Head Search

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is seeking a bold, collaborative leader for the role of Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems (PCHS). The selected individual will lead a dynamic department that blends nationally recognized expertise across the disciplines of clinical pharmacy practice, social and administrative pharmacy, scholarship of teaching and learning, and health informatics.

PCHS seeks a leader with a broad and progressive vision for the future of pharmacy, with strong knowledge of the profession, patient care services of pharmacists, trends in health systems, and the clinical and social sciences applied in these domains. The successful candidate will be skilled in building strong interpersonal relationships, stimulating action-oriented collaborations, and connecting groups to form partnerships, including clinical practitioners, industry and managed care leaders, advocacy organizations, and community groups. They will have a track record of mentoring and empowering faculty to influence pharmacy practice, education and health care at both local and national levels.

This is an exciting opportunity to build on strong institutional and individual faculty commitments to advance the profession of pharmacy through practice, education, policy, and research. PCHS faculty individually and collectively have a legacy of scholarship, research, innovation, and national and international leadership in each of these domains.

The state of Minnesota is a national leader in adoption of value-based care delivery and implementing alternative health care payment models. A longstanding spirit of collaboration between the College of Pharmacy and leading edge health systems provides an environment for rich partnerships seeking to create innovation in pharmacy practice and education to create influential scholarship and research.

The College of Pharmacy is part of the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC), one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation, which provides outstanding opportunities for interprofessional research and practice.