At the midpoint of 2020, I have surmised that this year is a year for courage. I’m inspired by the courage I’ve seen demonstrated around me in the face of so much change, challenge, and turmoil.

Pharmacy professionals, essential healthcare providers, at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic have demonstrated courage in quickly adapting their practices to care for the sickest among us and to keep patients safe in their communities. New graduating pharmacists have demonstrated resilience among canceled classes, virtual experiential education, modified celebrations, and licensure challenges. The new members of the PSW Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team have demonstrated courage in engaging in meaningful conversation to improve understanding, express compassion, and make meaningful change for our profession, for our organization, and for the patients we serve. So much courage and so much commitment.

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