Update from Hong Kong

Many people have asked for an update on my Hong Kong experience. It’s been just over five months since I moved with Joanna back to her home city. Given our many new priorities such as finding a permanent place to live and a new job, I’ve recently been...

Thank you pharmacist mentors!

In recognition of Pharmacist Awareness Month (March), I’m thanking my many pharmacist mentors who have generously shared their time, their perspective, and their advice with me. You have each contributed to my growth as a person and as a pharmacist. I encourage...
Relief and Apprehension

Relief and Apprehension

After intensive preparation I’ve just returned from writing the Hong Kong Pharmacist registration exams: three exams, three days, three hours each.

Moving On to Hong Kong

Moving On to Hong Kong

Some of my friends already know, but this Friday was my last day of work, since my wife and I have decided to move to Hong Kong, in January 2017. Why am I leaving my permanent work with Alberta Health Services so soon? The reason is that I’m gearing up to write...
Career Advice For Pharmacy Students

Career Advice For Pharmacy Students

I recently participated in a pharmacy career night at the University of Alberta where I shared some career advice with the pharmacy students. To prepare for this event, I responded to the questions below that were put forward to me by the planners of the event. What...