University of Wisconsin–Madison

Professional Development

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Industry Scientists

Focused on real-world, value-rich application, our programs are taught by thought leaders from the very organizations that are bringing new products to market each day. Through short-courses, conferences and workshops, our unique curricula help strengthen the professional skills needed by today’s pharmaceutical scientists – regardless of their career stage.
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Providing customized training for healthcare industry professionals

Healthcare Industry

DPPD provides customized training for healthcare industry professionals on a wide range of current topics – from healthcare reform to applied pharmacoeconomics, and from managed health care markets and to health professional leadership. We also develop customized training programs that offer multidisciplinary continuing education credits.

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Live courses, online programs, conferences, workshops. DPPD offers a wide range of ways to stay informed, relevant and push your career to the next level. Taught by experts, our varied, flexible offerings are the trusted source for professional development amongst pharmacists.

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Creativing professional development courses

Pharmacy Technicians

Our creative professional development courses are designed to enhance your knowledge and skills – so you can stay up-to-date, informed and empowered. Can’t be here in-person? No problem. Our online courses can help you advance your career on your own schedule – from wherever you choose.

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As a top-rated School of Pharmacy that’s part of an internationally recognized research facility, DPPD has been a leader in pharmacist and pharmaceutical sciences continuing education and professional development for over 60 years. Four compelling reasons why DPPD is heads above the rest →