Ying Wang, PharmD, APh
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Ying WangPharmD, APh

Ying WangPharmD, APh

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Director of Professional Experience Programs and Supervisor of USC Safety-Net Clinical Pharmacy

Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Ying Wang is an assistant professor of clinical pharmacy, director of Professional Experience Programs (PEP) and supervisor of USC Safety-Net Clinical Pharmacy at USC Mann. She received her PharmD from USC and completed a one-year Pharmacy Practice Residency focused in ambulatory care in 2007.

Immediately after completing her residency, Wang worked at the Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center as a full-time pharmacist, where she provided ambulatory care patient care services and was involved with various projects for continuous quality improvement at the health center. She also worked as a per diem pharmacist at Kaiser Permanente East Los Angeles and Healthcare Medical Pharmacy. In 2009, she returned to USC as a full-time clinical pharmacist at QueensCare Health Centers, where she provided comprehensive medication management services to underserved and underinsured patients in various areas of Los Angeles County.

Throughout her practice sites, she has served as a preceptor for residents, P1-P4 students on rotations, volunteers, and visiting international students to train and educate learners on clinical pharmacy practice.

Wang’s research interests include experiential education and the integration of technological innovations for more effective and efficient program delivery.

Areas of Expertise

  • Experiential Education
  • Safety-Net Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Professional Development
  • Innovative Educational Technology
  • Global Experiences
  • Education

    University of Southern California


    University of California, Los Angeles


  • Links
  • Selected Articles

    Mapping student perceptions of experiential interprofessional learning to the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competencies

    Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning
    Ameripour D, Matthews M, Wang Y, Mirzaian E, Kim RE

    This article evaluates student reflections on interprofessional education (IPE) experiences during rotations and how they align with Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competencies.

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    A Call to Action to ACPE for Broader Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences

    American Journal of Pharmacy Education
    Kanmaz, T., Newman, K., Skrabal, M., Smith M., Wang Y., Stultz K.

    This commentary article is a call to action for accreditation to allow more flexibility with advanced pharmacy practice electives (APPEs) to align with growing student interests and career opportunities in nontraditional pharmacy practice areas.

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    Using Technology to Automate Syllabus Construction for Programmatic, Curricular, Faculty and Experiential Assessment Activities

    International Journal of Educational Management
    Wu, M., Brill, D.A., Shirodkar, M.P., Tan, J., Poptani, M., Wang, Y. and Haworth, I.S.

    AARDVARC (Automated Approach to Reviewing and Developing Valuable Assessment Resources for your Curriculum) was created with the core function of standardizing course syllabi through the use of a web-based portal and the ability to query fields within the portal to collect multiple points of data. AARDVARC permits quick and efficient gathering of programmatic, curricular, faculty, teaching, preceptor and financial data to facilitate meaningful change and a shared responsibility of assessment. This software has allowed automatic completion of complex analytics each semester, including coverage of program outcomes, course learning objectives, teaching and assessment methods, course readings, topics covered in the curriculum, faculty teaching hours, experiential activities, coverage of disease states and scheduling of peer observation of teaching.

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    Innovation Using a Web-Based Syllabus Platform for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs)

    AACP Newsletter Vol. 7(2): pp. 13-14.
    Wang Y., Shirodkar M., Wu M., Haworth I.

    This article describes the use of AARDVARC© (Automated Approach to Reviewing and Developing Valuable Assessment Resources for your Curriculum) for advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs).

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    Exploring the Effect of Virtual Education on Student Pharmacists’ Confidence toward APPE Readiness

    Mirzaian, E., White, S.J., Karim, M., Franson, K.L., Wu, M., Wang, Y.

    This article describes the self-reported confidence of students starting their advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) and the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of their pre-APPE and APPE experience.

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  • Accomplishments

    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Award for Excellence in Experiential Education

    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Excellence in Assessment Honorable Mention

    AARDVARC: An Automated Approach to Reviewing and Developing Valuable Assessment Resources for your Curriculum

    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Best Poster Award

    An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Assessment of Student Success: From Concept to Implementation

  • Research Grants

    Artificial Intelligence for Design of Optimal Pathways for Success in Pharmacy School: AI-SiPS

    University of Southern California Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,