Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy PharmD software program intends to use ‘modified go-fail’ grading process

UB’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is looking for to vary the way in which its PharmD college students get graded. 

Incoming initial-yr faculty college students in UB’s PharmD diploma plan will sensible expertise an alternate “modified go-fail” grading system that may permit them to “expertise a additional thorough and built-in resolution to competency pushed outcomes,” the school introduced in an e-mail previous week. 

The very first-calendar 12 months (P1) course in 2022-23 — with an anticipated commencement date of 2026 — can be the primary class to data this grading program. Undergraduate coursework “is not going to be included” within the new grading program, in keeping with the e-mail.

SPPS will inform the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Coaching — its accrediting physique — when the varsity’s faculty have finalized an implementation program.

The PharmD diploma methodology — a graduate-level physician of pharmacy methodology — is a 4-12 months skilled diploma utility that enables pupils to operate as a pharmacist on commencement.

UB has the state’s prime-rated and the nation’s 14th-rated pharmacy methodology, in accordance to U.S. Info and Surroundings Report.

Sophie McNally is an assistant sporting actions editor and may be reached at [email protected]



Sophie McNally is an assistant sports activities actions editor at The Spectrum. She is a report foremost researching abroad for a 12 months from Newcastle College within the British isles. In her spare time, she may be recognized blasting The 1975 or Taylor Swift and rowing on a random river at 5 a.m.  

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