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PharmCAS EO Indicator Webinar (9/25)

  • 1.  PharmCAS EO Indicator Webinar (9/25)

    Posted 09-20-2019 11:07
    Edited by Katie Bruce 09-20-2019 11:29
    We hope you will join us for the upcoming webinar on the new Education Occupation (EO) indicator in PharmCAS. You do not need to register for the live event to access the recording, once available.

    PharmCAS EO Indicator Webinar
    September 25, 2019
    2:00-3:00 pm ET (1-2p CT, 12-1p MT, 11a-12p PT)
    Speakers: Jennifer Adams (Idaho State University) and Reggie Ross (Liaison)

    PharmCAS implemented a new Education Occupation (EO) indicator, derived from an applicant's parental/guardian education and occupation information, in the 2019-2020 admissions cycle. During the webinar, Dr. Jennifer L. Adams, associate dean for academic affairs at the Idaho State University College of Pharmacy, will describe how the EO indicator can assist colleges and schools of pharmacy in better assessing an applicant's socioeconomic status (SES) and identifying a diverse student body.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Discuss the intrinsic value of SES as a holistic admissions criterion in health professions education.
    • Describe the research conducted in the development of a pharmacy-specific EO indicator.
    • Review the EO indicator calculation rules for PharmCAS.
    • Access and export the EO indicator data in WebAdMIT.
    • Interpret and incorporate the EO indicator into the local, pharmacy admissions process.

    Libby J. Ross, MA
    Senior Director of Student Affairs
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    703-739-2330, x1009