318. A Non-Traditional Pathway From Pharmacist to Informaticist feat. Dr. Nicole Salata

Intended Audience: Everyone

(Originally recorded in Summer 2023)

In our latest episode, we were honored to have Dr. Nicole Salata join us for an engaging conversation about her unique journey and insights as a clinical informatics pharmacist. Dr. Salata’s experience and expertise shed light on the diverse and dynamic world of pharmacy informatics.

Here are some key highlights from the episode:

  • Dr. Salata’s unconventional path from learning Spanish and practicing as a traditional pharmacist before going into informatics.
  • The role of diverse experiences and creativity in excelling in the informatics field.
  • Overcoming the fear of failure and embracing the opportunity for continuous learning and growth in informatics.
  • The collaborative and supportive atmosphere within the informatics field, where improvement is prioritized over punishment.
  • The excitement of learning new technical skills and taking on fresh challenges in informatics roles.

This episode offers valuable insights for anyone interested in pharmacy informatics or considering a career change within the industry. Dr. Salata’s story serves as an inspiration for finding one’s true path and continuously exploring new opportunities.

To reach out to Dr. Salata for further questions, you can visit her LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolesalata/

Disclaimer: Views expressed are those of the individuals and do not reflect thoughts and opinions of any entity with which speakers have been, is now, or will be affiliated.

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For more information on pharmacy informatics, check out some of the following useful links:

ASHP’s Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology: https://www.ashp.org/Pharmacy-Informaticist/Section-of-Pharmacy-Informatics-and-Technology/
HIMSS: https://www.himss.org/resources/pharmacy-informatics-and-its-cross-functional-role-healthcare

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