This episode of educator essentials explores the use of escape rooms for evaluating candidates during pharmacy residency interviews. Our panelists explore this creative approach to interviewing as a way to evaluate candidates’ communication, collaboration, and clinical skills, while having fun.
Ashley E. Lock, PharmD, BCPS, is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at University Health in San Antonio, TX. She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency at University Health. Ashley serves as adjunct faculty for the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and UT Health San Antonio.
Ellen E. Robinson, PharmD, BCPS, is an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at University Health in San Antonio, TX. She received her doctorate of pharmacy from The University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy in 2015. After graduation, she completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency at University Health. Currently, Ellen serves as the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency coordinator at University Health.
Elizabeth Hand is a Clinical Pharmacy and Residency Programs Manager at University Health in San Antonio, Texas. She received her PharmD from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and following graduation completed a PGY1 Residency and a PGY2 Infectious Disease Residency. She has worked as an ID pharmacist in various capacities over the last decade, including as Clinical Faculty at UT-Austin. She has also served as the PGY1 Residency Program Director since 2016.
Georgia (Gina) Galanou Luchen serves as the Director of Member Relations at ASHP, serving as staff liaison to the Section of Pharmacy Educators and Section of Community Pharmacy Practitioners. In this role, Dr. Luchen leads the development and implementation of programs and resources related to pharmacy learners, schools and colleges of pharmacy, and pharmacy educators. She also leads initiatives related to community pharmacy practitioners and their impact throughout the care continuum. Dr. Luchen is a graduate of ASHP's Executive Fellowship in Association Leadership and Management in Bethesda, MD. She received her Bachelor’s in Pharmaceutical Studies and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 Community-Based Residency at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in conjunction with Balls Food Stores in Olathe, KS.