This podcast provides an engaging interview with three inpatient pharmacist perspectives on the layered learning practice model. They will share insight into the benefits and challenges of incorporating a layered learning model in the inpatient setting.
Bethany Baker, PharmD, MSHA, (she/her) is currently the director of clinical pharmacy services at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. She received her PharmD from UMKC’s School of Pharmacy before completing a Health System Pharmacy Administration residency and master's degree at VCU Health. Bethany serves as a preceptor for APPE, PGY1, and PGY2 learners and enjoys teaching on the topics of leadership, strategy, and project management.
Sonia Matthews, PharmD, BCPS, MSHA, (she/her) received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with Honors from University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. After graduation, she completed a postgraduate pharmacy residency at UTMB Health. She has 17 years of clinical pharmacy specialist experience precepting and motivating pharmacy residents and students and is currently a clinical pharmacy specialist at UTMB Health. Since 2008, she has served as adjunct faculty from Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy where she provides didactic lectures.
Kazuhiko Kido, PharmD, BCCP, BCPS, (he/him) is a clinical assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. Kido graduated from University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 2013 and completed PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency in University of Kentucky HealthCare. He also received his Master of Science Degree from Keio University and Bachelor of Science Degree from Kyoritsu College of Pharmacy in Japan. Kido is a cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist in the WVU outpatient heart failure clinic and on the WVU inpatient heart failure service. His practice interests are diuretic therapy optimization, anticoagulation therapy, and pulmonary arterial hypertension therapy management.
Jennifer Wisniewski, PharmD, BCPS, (she/her) is an assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy where she coordinates a series of laboratory courses teaching health-systems pharmacy practice. After starting her career as a critical care clinical specialist, Jennifer embraced her passion for education and transitioned to a faculty position. She believes training adept practitioners with strong interprofessional skills who are practice-ready requires a well-designed environment steeped in educational theory and evidence-based pedagogy.