Leadership Development Track

Formed during the 2015-2016 academic school year, the Leadership Development Track (or LDT for short) is a composite of activities identified through Phi Lambda Sigma, the School of Pharmacy and the profession of pharmacy as a way to hone individuals’ leadership goals and foster leadership development within the student body. PLS will be holding a ceremony at the end of the year to celebrate those who complete the LDT.

Below are the seven (7) requirements for the Leadership Development Track.

  1. Attend one professional conference per year:
    1. PSW Annual
    2. PSW Legislative Day
    3. PSW Educational Conference
    4. APhA Annual
    5. ASHP Annual or Mid-Year
    6. ACCP Annual
    7. MRM
    8. WSPS Conference on Conferences 
    9. Other (with approval)
  1. Attend Kremer’s Lecture (Spring Semester)
  2. Complete the Career Fair Activity (Fall Semester)
    1. Submit a one-page reflection to Taylor or Mara about your experiences at the SOP Career Fair. In this reflection, discuss what activity you benefitted from the most and how this networking experience is supplemental to your education. This reflection must be submitted before the end of the Fall Semester
  3. Attend two breakout session per semester:
    1. We will offer at least 3 breakout sessions per semester:
    2. A list of breakout session topics and dates are listed below
    3. Interested in leading a breakout session and getting credit for it? Contact us!
  4. Attend three breakfast talks/residency club meetings per semester:
    1. You can complete 3 breakfast talks or 3 residency club meetings or a combination of the two
  5. Attend one inter-professional event per year:
    1. Inter-professional health summit
    2. IPHC case competition
    3. MEDiC Noon-Talks (Do not have to be trained in MEDiC to attend)
      1. MEDiC Shifts DO NOT count
    4.  Interprofessional Case Study (Fall Mini Summit)
    5. Other events as they come up during the year- watch for reminder emails or send us an email if they find something you are interested in!
  6. Attend one Required Elective per year
    1. Attending 1 additional breakout session
    2. Attending 1 additional residency club or breakfast talk
    3. Attending 1 additional inter-professional event
    4. Present a poster at a meeting/conference
    5. Lead a breakout session
    6. ASHP counseling event
    7. ACCP pharmacotherapy competition

For more details, download the Verification Form. This link will allow you to make a copy of the form and save to your own computer. In order to complete the LDT, you must turn this form in. 

If you have any questions/comments/concerns feel free to contact Taylor Lueder (tlueder@wisc.edu) or Mara Gosch (mgosch@wisc.edu). If you are wondering if an event qualifies for one of the requirements, contact us!

If you want reminders for our events, please sign up on our listserv by sending an e-mail to: join-pls_ldt@lists.wisc.edu

Dates of Upcoming Leadership and Development Track Events

Fall 2022

  • Friday, September 23 (7:30-8:30 AM in Room 2336)
    • Breakfast Talk with Dr. Kristin Harney, PharmD, MS 
  • Tuesday, September 27 (5:30-6:30 PM in Room 1105)
    • Email Etiquette Breakout Session

2016 Recipients of the LDT Certificate
2016 Recipients of the LDT Certificate