Pharmacists and other medical professionals have identified the escalating hospital
workforce shortage as one of the most troubling healthcare problems of
the new century. It is believed that this shortfall is being created by a decline in
the number of new pharmacy graduates, coupled with an increased demand for highly
In this video, hospital pharmacy leaders evaluate the scope, causes, and
solutions to the workforce shortage problem. The program features interviews
with 6 thought leaders in Hospital Pharmacist Shortage:
Susan Meyer, PhD, Senior Vice President, AACP; Katherine Knapp, PhD,
Professor and Director of the Center for Pharmacy Practice, Western University
of Health Sciences; Lynnae Mahaney, MBA, RPh, FASHP, Chief, Pharmacy
Service, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hispital; Michael T.
Inzerillo, RPh, MBA, Director of Pharmacy - Petrie Campus, Beth Israel
Medical Center; Gerladine Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN, Executive Director,
AACN; Steven Sheaffer, PharmD, Associate Professor, Philadelphia College of
Total Running Time: 20:10 minutes . Expiration Date: 8/31/03
Produced by Davids Productions, Inc., Montville, NJ.