Andrea Cameron

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Coordinator, Industrial Pharmacy Residency Program

Ms. Andrea Cameron is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto.

Her primary appointment is within Experiential Education, as a Faculty Experiential Coordinator. She is currently Chair of the Admissions Subcommittee of the PharmD Program. Andrea is the lead of the team that introduced multiple mini-interviews into the Admissions process in 2010, and conducts ongoing research related to Admissions.

Research Interests:

  • Experiential education of students in various practice settings and the related training of preceptors
  • Effectiveness of admission Interviews and other processes for selection of students

Teaching:

  • Experiential Education – preparation, monitoring, and assessment of students during the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotations
  • Preceptor for Education/Teaching elective APPE rotation

Committee Involvement:

  • Admissions Committee; Admissions Subcommittee, 2003 to present
  • PharmD Program Committee
  • Interfaculty Curriculum Committee, 2007 to 2012
  • Interfaculty Pain Curriculum Committee, Sept 2003 – 2013
  • Interprofessional Education Session for Year 1 Health Sciences students – Chair of planning committee – 2006-2008; Co-chair – 2009-2013
  • AFPC (Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada) councillor for U of T; 2009-2015
  • AFPC – Pharmacy Experiential Program Committee (PEP-C); 2009 (approx) to present

Achievements:

Interfaculty Pain Curriculum – Planning Committee – Northrop Frye Award – 2007

AFPC/Bristol-Myers Squibb National Award for Excellence in Education for 2005, for the Structured Practical Experience Program. Lesley A. Lavack, Andrea J. Cameron,

Selected Publications:

Cameron, A. J., MacKeigan, L. D., Mitsakakis, N. and Pugsley, J. A. (2017), Multiple mini-interview predictive validity for performance on a pharmacy licensing examination. Med Educ, 51: 379–389. doi:10.1111/medu.13222

Cameron A, MacKeigan L, Development and Pilot Testing of a Multiple Mini-Interview for Admission to a Pharmacy Degree Program, Amer J Pharm Ed 2012; 76 (1) Article 10  http://www.ajpe.org/doi/full/10.5688/ajpe76110

Cameron A, Ignjatovic M, Langlois S, Dematteo D, DiProspero L, Wagner S, Reeves S.  An Introduction to Interprofessional Education for First-Year Health Science Students: Perspectives of Pharmacy Students and Faculty. Amer J Pharm Ed 2009; 73 (4): Article 62 http://www.ajpe.org/doi/full/10.5688/aj730462

Cameron A, Rennie S, DiProspero L, Langlois S, Wagner S, Potvin M, Dematteo D, Leblanc V, Reeves S. An introduction to teamwork: findings from an evaluation of an interprofessional education experience for 1,000 first year students. J Allied Health 2009; 38(4) 220-6.

Cameron AJ, Lee AW, Allan EA, Lavack LA. Introduction of Family Health Team Experiential Rotations for Undergraduate Pharmacy Students. Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal 2008; 141; 3

Hunter J, Watt-Watson J, McGillion M, Raman-Wilms L, Cockburn L,  Lax L,  Stinson J, Cameron A, Dao T, Pennefather P, Schreiber M, Librach L, Kavanagh T, Gordon A, Cullen N, Mock D, Salter M. An Interfaculty Pain Curriculum: Lessons learned from six years experience. Pain 2008; 140 (Nov):74-86.

Cameron A, Lavack L. Characterization and analysis of direct observation forms completed by preceptors during final year experiential rotations. (Published abstract of poster presented at Association of Faculties of Pharmacy Annual Conference June 11, 2004; Vancouver)  J Pharm Pharmaceut Sci 2004; 7(2):296.

Cameron A, Lavack L. An Application Of Educational Theory And Principles To Effective Methods Of Documenting Direct Observation Of Pharmacy Students During Experiential Rotations. Poster Abstract (presented at American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy AGM July 2003 in Minneapolis) Amer J Pharm Ed. 2003; 67 (3): 35-36.

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Toronto
144 College Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3M2
Tel: 416-946-3623
Email: aj.cameron@utoronto.ca