How Improv Can Enhance Your Communication Skills with Pharmacy Innovator, Dr. Kevin Boesen

In this episode, our guest is a pharmacy innovator and entrepreneur, Kevin P. Boesen, PharmD, who serves as Chief Sales Officer for Tabula Rasa HealthCare. Dr. Boesen was previously the founder and CEO of SinfoníaRx, now a subsidiary of Tabula Rasa HealthCare. Prior to joining SinfoníaRx, Dr. Boesen founded the Medication Management Center (the predecessor of SinfoníaRx) while serving as a faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. He is a leader in the field of pharmacy and medication therapy management.
Dr. Boesen served as the President of the Arizona Pharmacy Association and received numerous awards including the 2013 American Pharmacists Association Foundation Pinnacle Award, the 2009 and 2006 Arizona Pharmacy Association Innovative Practice Awards, 2009 Tucson’s 40 under 40, and the 2011 National Community Pharmacists Association’s Pharmacy Leadership Award.
In addition to his positions at SinfoníaRx and the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Dr. Boesen has worked in a variety of pharmacy, sales and management positions. His experience includes positions in hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy, the pharmaceutical industry and the medical device industry.
He also serves his community through a number of volunteer positions including his role on the Salpointe Catholic High School Education Foundation Board and STEM advisory committee.
A few of the topics that Kevin will cover:
– Pharmacy careers: While I have had a few non-traditional ones, I also have 6 pharmacists in my immediate family. We have all had diverse careers with really no overlap.
– Entrepreneurship in pharmacy
– Improvisation: While not on my bio, I was trained in Improv at the Second City in Chicago and use those skills quite a bit. I’ve even help incorporate Improv training into the pharmacy school curriculum at the University of Arizona through our communications course for first years.