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Real-life clinical experiences are key to a UCSF PharmD education. Guided by expert preceptors, students gain skills serving a richly diverse patient population.

UCSF doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students: Find here resources you need to enter and progress sequentially through Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs).

Faculty preceptors: Centralized for you here is information on potential student activities, teaching and assessment information, and the appointment process for becoming a without salary faculty member.

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APPE Manual

IPPE Manual



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