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Amanda R Margolis, PharmD, MS, BCACP

Associate Professor (CHS)

Amanda Margolis is an Assistant Professor (CHS) and experiential learning coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, a clinical pharmacy specialist at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital, and Pharmacist Editor for The Journal of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Dr. Margolis’s research focus is on determining which learning interventions ensure competency among pharmacy students and finding ways to improve the consistency and quality of rotations for the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience program. Dr. Margolis’s recent work includes evaluating the preceptor use of an interprofessional assessment, identification of risk factors which indicate potential difficulty on experiential rotations, and evaluation of a centralized specialty pharmacy service at her practice site. 

Amanda Margolis received her PharmD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy in 2009, received her MS in Clinical Investigation through the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011, and received her MS in Social and Administrative Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy in 2017.

Dr Margolis is a clinical pharmacy specialist at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in the Centralized Specialty Medication Management service. This service performs education and monitoring for select home biologic agents for Veterans.

Highlighted Publications:

Nagy MW, Modlin A, Margolis A. Pharmacy student writing clubs: enhancing professional writing skills. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2022;S1877-1297(22): 00256-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2022.09.018

Albright T, Simonet R, Bollom E, Taylor S, Seckel E, Wilcox A, Margolis A. Feasibility of a centralized specialty biologic medication management clinic at a VA hospital. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2022;62(5):1694-1699. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2022.05.004

Porter AL, Margolis A, Pitterle M, et al. Association of performance in pharmacy practice didactic and skills courses with advanced pharmacy practice experiences. Am J Pharm Educ. In Press May 2022.

Margolis A, Shah S, Zorek J, Kieser M, Martin B. Implementation of the Individual Teamwork Observation and Feedback Tool to evaluate pharmacy student performance. Am J Pharm Educ. 2022;86(3):8578. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8578

Margolis A, Shah S, Kraus C, Walbrandt Pigarelli D. Longitudinal assessment of pharmacy students’ knowledge, confidence and skill in interpretation of evidence-based medicine. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(10):7884. doi:10.5688/ajpe7884

Shah S, Chojnacki R, Meyer J, Margolis A. Characteristics of individuals who chose to participate in a preceptor continuing professional development program. Pharmacy (Basel). 2020;8(3):E121. doi:10.3390/pharmacy8030121

Margolis A, Bruskiewitz R, Kieser M. Preceptor fidelity to the creation of precepting-focused continuing professional development learning plans. Innov Pharm. 2019;10(2):2.

Margolis A, Porter A, Pitterle M. Blended learning from the student perspective: suggestions for best practices. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017;81(3):49.