Skip to main content Back to Top

Leadership Conversations: Establishing an Student Internship Program

Broadcast Date: July 18, 2022


Subscribe on iTune PodcastsListen on Google PlaySubscribe to Stitcher Podcasts Listen on Spotify Subscribe to TuneIn PodcastsSubscribe to iHeartRadio

There are a wide variety of student internship programs across the country. This podcast, hosted by the New Practitioners Forum, focuses on unique summer internship programs and shares advice for practitioners to consider when establishing or enhancing internship programs at their institution.


Garrett SchrammGarrett Schramm, PharmD, FCCP, is the director of Pharmacy Education & Academic Affairs at Mayo Clinic. He received a PharmD from South Dakota State University, with subsequent completion of PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residencies at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Garrett’s role includes administrative oversight of an employee training program for 1,300 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, 17 residency programs, student rotations and internship, and as host of Mayo Clinic Pharmacy Grand Rounds podcast.

Sujin WeinsteinSujin Weinstein, PharmD, MEdHP, BCPP, is a graduate of Samford McWhorter School of Pharmacy in Birmingham, Alabama and is originally from Toronto, Canada.  She completed a specialty residency in psychiatry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and has practiced as a psychiatric clinical pharmacist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital for the past 16 years. She has a strong passion for education and is heavily involved with mentoring, education and training of learners.

Magdalena SiodlakMagdalena Siodlak, PharmD, BCACP graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy in 2018. Her training included the Pharmacy VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) internship program in 2016, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in Ambulatory Care in 2018-19, and a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency 2019-20 at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital. Her current clinical practice areas are Transplant, Cardiology, and Anticoagulation Clinics. Additionally, she serves at the Lead Pharmacy Internship Coordinator.

Niha ZafarNiha Zafar, PharmD, earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. She is in her second year of the PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program at Houston Methodist Hospital and concurrently earning her Master of Science in Pharmacy Leadership and Administration from the University of Houston. In addition, Niha is actively involved with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists New Practitioners Forum, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and Gulf Coast Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Her current professional interests include inpatient pharmacy operations, medication safety, and leadership development.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.