You're invited to attend a webinar hosted by Nancy A. Alvarez, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, associate dean for Academic and Professional Affairs at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Phoenix, for a webinar about overcoming personal limitations and setbacks.
About this webinar
Everyone has a story and no two are alike! As life progresses, individuals are uniquely positioned to consider who they are being and who they wish to become. The ability to be who we are being is impacted by early life, cultural and social norms, and gender. These experiences can be limiting, and promote inertia or fuel curiosity, discovery, and produce action.
Dr. Alvarez will narrate the tale of subtle and seismic shifts in perspective based upon increasing awareness, especially in the area of gender and other diversity and inclusiveness concepts, to influence who she is being and who she wishes to become. She shares past and current circumstances as a function of the choices she made, and how she generates new experiences through the conscious selection of alternative choices. Peek through the viewfinder to see what crucible moments have allowed her to view personal limitations and setbacks with self-compassion instead of self-judgment and shame for not being “perfect”. She will offer attendees ideas for their self-discovery, deepened learning, and potential for forwarding action.
Nancy A. Alvarez, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, is associate dean for Academic and Professional Affairs at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Phoenix and associate professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science. She is also the director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the UArizona College of Pharmacy. Previously, she was part of the founding leadership team and faculty at Chapman University School of Pharmacy, and held a variety of roles at Endo Pharmaceuticals in the Medical Affairs Department. Additioinally, she worked with hospice pharmacia (later excelleRx) in end of life care and the Walgreens Company. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. She is a former president of the American Pharmacists Association and Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society.
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