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Entries for April 2020

By Polly Luo, Pharm.D. candidate 2020, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Patients with multiple myeloma often develop relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) and have a median overall survival rate of 1.3 to 3.5 months.1 Selinexor was approved July 3, 2019, for adults patients with RRMM who are penta-exposed and triple class refractory to at least two proteasome inhibitors, two immu...

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Jean Huang, Pharm.D., Alyssa Divens, Pharm.D., Heba El-Ghoroury, Pharm.D., Kelsey Olmack, Pharm.D., St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor Bacteremia remains a major contributor to morbidity and mortality, accounting for approximately 80,000 deaths each year.1 With a cost of nearly $17,000 per patient, there is also a large financial burden.2 While initial use of intravenous antibiotics rema...

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Marilen C. Martinez, Pharm.D., BCPS, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township Feedback is an essential component of experiential training for student pharmacists and residents. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accreditation Standards for PGY-1 Residency note that preceptors must provide ongoing feedback to residents about how they are progressing and how they ca...

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Peggy Malovrh Pharm.D., BCPS, Sparrow Hospital, Lansing The annual MSHP Student Luncheon was held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, during the MPA Annual Convention & Exposition (ACE) in Detroit. With 130 registered, the function was well attended by student pharmacists from all three colleges of pharmacy in Michigan, as well as a few out-of-state students. Each table had the capacity of eight ...

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Matthew Rico, Pharm.D. PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Ascension Genesys Hospital Grand Blanc Something interesting about yourself that you would like to share: When I retire after a successful career in pharmacy, I think it would be awesome to own a coffee shop!  Describe Your Role/Day In the Life: As a resident, I have learned how to function in many different practice ar...

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