Embarking as Captain of the Ship for the Curriculum Committee
Response or Comment
This commentary examines the curriculum chair’s responsibilities and discusses considerations when assuming this role, using a captain of the ship metaphor. From knowing the crew to managing a diverse set of responsibilities, the path to becoming an effective chair is challenging and each captain’s stripe must be earned. Advice is provided to assist with understanding the curriculum and governance processes, as well as the chair’s various roles and professional development. The need for both leadership and management is also emphasized.
Janke KK, Thorby K-A, Brittain K, et al. Embarking as captain of the ship for the curriculum committee. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2021;85(6):8692. https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe8692
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy