The highs and lows of academic pharmacy

  • Sue Burton Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Keywords: academic pharmacy

Abstract

Concern has been expressed about the shortage of academic pharmacists in South Africa. This research paper describes the factors that attract pharmacists into academia, and the rewards and challenges of an academic pharmacy career. It provides insights into factors which might improve the attraction of academic pharmacy as a career choice and thereby address the shortage issue.

Author Biography

Sue Burton, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Department of Pharmacy Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Section
Cum Laude