Family Weekend
September 24 – September 26

During this annual event, Samford families come together to enjoy campus and build community with other Samford families.

Continuing Education: Consultant Pharmacist Program
September 26, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Samford University, College of Health Sciences or Online via Zoom link

For pharmacists working in the long-term care (LTC) environment, a foundational understanding of federal guidelines regarding resident care is imperative. The purpose of this activity is to overview important aspects of LTC pharmacy regulation in order to improve the level of care for older adults. This program has been approved for eight Consultant CE hours and Consulting Certification by the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy (ALBOP).

Continuing Education: Health Care Law CE
October 1, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Virtual

Understanding the regulations related to pharmacy and health care practices in this current world of uncertainty is of the utmost importance. The purpose of this activity is to update pharmacists on the current regulatory and legal climate in health care at the federal level and within the state of Alabama. This knowledge-based CE program is held in conjunction with Samford University's Cumberland School of Law.

McWhorter School of Pharmacy's White Coat Ceremony
October 1, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Shades Mountain Baptist Church

Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy will recognize its first-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 1. Guests are invited to attend in person at Shades Mountain Baptist Church or virtually via samford.edu/live.

Health Care Symposium
October 8, 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Samford University College of Health Sciences, Room 1222

Alumni are invited to attend the inaugural Health Care Symposium with Samford's College of Health Sciences. This event offers the opportunity for alumni who work within the health care industry a time of fellowship, as well as the chance to hear from alumni who are leaders in their field. In October, Eleanor Wells, an alumna of Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing and CEO of Cohort 4 Care, based in Nashville, Tennessee, will speak on the topic, "Get a GRIPP: Preventing and Treating Burnout and Compassion Fatigue." Coffee and breakfast will start being served at 6:30 a.m.

Continuing Education: Medication Safety for the Pharmacy Technician
October 17, 1 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Samford University College of Health Sciences

Medication errors continue to be a major problem in the U.S. health care system, and account for 7,000-9,000 deaths in the U.S. every year. The purpose of this activity is to provide pharmacy technicians with tools to help minimize medication errors particularly those associated with pharmacy compounding. This is a knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity approved for 2 live contact hours (0.2 CEUs).

Doctor of Pharmacy Open House (Oct.)
October 21, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

Prospective students and their families are invited to register and attend this October open house event to learn more about Samford's Doctor of Pharmacy. At this in-person event, you can ask questions of our admission staff, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and engage with current students and pharmacy faculty.

Prepharmacy Open House (Nov.)
November 4, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Samford University, College of Health Sciences

Prospective students and their families are invited to register and attend this open house event in November to learn more about Samford's prepharmacy curriculum. At this in-person event, you can ask questions of our admission staff, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and engage with current students and pharmacy faculty.

Homecoming 2021
November 5 – November 6
Samford University

From reunions, tailgates, Alumni of the Year Awards, and much more, this is a weekend that you will cherish for a life time.

Continuing Education: Homecoming CE
November 6, 9 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Samford University College of Health Sciences

Save the date for our annual Homecoming continuing education event. Registration and additional details are forthcoming.

Continuing Education: New Drug Update
December 5, 1 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Samford University College of Health Sciences

Save the date for our annual New Drug Update continuing education event. The purpose of this knowledge-based activity is to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians on some of the most recently approved drugs.