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Amy L. Seybert, PharmD, is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is also the Administrative Director of Pharmacy, Patient Care Experience and Pharmacy Residency Administrator at UPMC where she oversees clinical pharmacy services at UPMC’s flagship hospital. Seybert is an accomplished faculty member, who has been honored as a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. She received the American Society of Health System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation 2009 Pharmacy Residency Excellence Preceptor Award. She has earned distinction on the Pitt campus as well, having been recognized with the prestigious University of Pittsburgh Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006.
In her 13 years of practice, she developed a record of outstanding patient care and of creating programs that enhance care. Her commitment to education stimulated her to design the cardiovascular specialty residency and to advance innovative learning technologies through human patient simulation. She has now become an international expert in the application of simulation to pharmacy education and patient care. In 2013, she was the first pharmacist to become a certified healthcare simulation educator. She has published 47 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and has served as principal investigator on 14 grants in addition to being co-investigator on another 20 grants.
Seybert received her BS in pharmacy and her PharmD degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her pharmacy residency in cardiovascular critical care at Tampa General Hospital, and accepted a faculty position at the University of Pittsburgh in 1997.
Dr. Seybert's research interests focus around simulation based education and its impact on learning and patient care.