William Ofstad

William Ofstad, PharmD, APh, CDCES, is an advanced practice pharmacist. He serves as Professor and Chair for the Department of Pharmacy Practice at West Coast University, focused on faculty development and mentorship in active learning.  In 2021, Dr. Ofstad was elected as the President-Elect for the Team-Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC).   His primary research focus is in teaching and learning including team-based learning, team building, simulation, and interprofessional education. His past experience includes serving as Assistant Dean for Education, directing the Office of Teaching and Learning, launching a Center for Team-Based Learning, serving as President of the Northern California College of Clinical Pharmacy, and providing direct patient care as a clinical pharmacist.   Dr. Ofstad earned his B.A. in Chemistry from Whitman College, a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and a Pharm.D. from the University of California San Francisco. He completed an ambulatory care and cardiology focused Pharmacy Practice Residency with Kaiser Permanente.

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