Today we’re going to be talking with Megan Bereda, a fourth-year student pharmacist at Purdue University College of Pharmacy. She has 4 years of pharmacy technician experience at Vibra Healthcare hospital in Crown Point, Indiana and was a 2016 pharmacy intern at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in critical care and surgery pharmacy. She is currently finishing her last year of pharmacy school which includes a 6-month track at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, a month at Purdue medical center in safety advancement, and ending in Eldoret, Kenya.
- Everyone’s leadership road is a little different, tell us a little bit about what you are doing now and how you have gotten to where you are.
- You were part of the student council very early and went through the progression to eventually being the student body president. How would you recommend to someone to get involved and to make connections with such a large group of people?
- How did you manage to balance sorority life with pharmacy?
- Explain how you got involved with your summer internships and what those entail?
- How did you integrate these projects on your CV and how did you get involved with them?
- How did you go from a P1 to a P2 to a summer internship with John Hopkins?
- What did you do while you were at John Hopkins?
- Explain the relationship you had as a pharmacy student with pharmacy technicians.
- Tell us about your 6-month track at Northwestern and how you got this rotation through Purdue.
- How do you see yourself leading in the future as a full-time position?
- Why did you decide to travel to Kenya for a rotation experience?
- Do you have plans for residency or to go to Midyear?
- What is the best way to contact you?
- What is your best daily ritual to keep your life on track?
- What is the best career advice you have either received or given?
- What inspires you?
PharmD Candidate, Class of 2018
Purdue University College of Pharmacy