PharmD Program Outcomes

Our PharmD program outcomes apply American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Curriculum Outcomes and Enstrustable Professional Activities (COEPA) recommendations to ensure all UB SPPS students are engaged in the most current and contemporary learning outcome measures available. 

UB PharmD Program Outcomes

Outcomes Statement

A UB PharmD graduate is a life-long learner who is passionate, accountable and independent, and a collaborative practitioner with effective communication skills. The graduate applies a solid foundational clinical knowledge base to optimize health through compassionate patient care centered on medication therapy management.

Outcome Measures: Skills and Characteristics

Upon conferral of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, pharmacist graduates will demonstrate the following skills and characteristics.

Each of the following statements are based on the Oath of a Pharmacist code of ethics.

  • Possess essential pharmacy knowledge and skills
  • Understand healthcare and medication systems
  • Promote diversity and inclusion to advance health equity
  • Uphold high standards of professional and ethical behavior
  • Participate in interprofessional team-based care
  • Commit to continuous professional development
  • Use evidence-based approaches to improve public health
  • Possess effective and empathic communication skills
  • Embrace and advocate changes to improve patient care

PharmD Program Quality Indicators

Our PharmD graduates develop the comprehensive knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable them to stand out as health care professionals.