The Importance of Coaching with Dr. Brooke Griffin

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In this episode, our guest is Brooke Griffin, PharmD, BCACP is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Vice Chair of Clinical Services at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove. With over 20 years of experience in various ambulatory care clinics, she has worked on several multidisciplinary teams and precepted hundreds of students and residents. At the college she serves as a coach and mentor to several faculty and teaches part of the women’s health and professional development curriculum. She is a Professional Coach in Life & Work and is passionate about offering career support through a thought-provoking and creative process. She speaks nationally on various professional development topics, including the importance of coaching and mentoring, time management, and work/life integration. She started blogging for Pharmacist Moms in 2018 and one of her most read blogs was “Find Your Skinny Black Microphone: Advocacy for Pharmacy and Moms.” In 2019 she launched her own website and blog, 21st Century PharmD, which offers personal and professional development for pharmacists and students. In 2022 she launched Bold Idea Group with a mission to inspire bold ideas from within. She is on this self-development journey alongside all of you and believes “every pharmacist deserves a coach.”

3 points:

-Career support comes in many forms

– Why you need more than a mentor

– Why every pharmacist deserves a coach

– Self-awareness is not just a buzzword

-We have more power/agency in our careers than we think 

Guest – Brooke Griffin, PharmD, BCACP



Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA

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