Most pharmacy educators are able to find more than enough activities to fill their work life. It is difficult to imagine how one can find the time and energy to make room for advocacy and outreach. Perhaps the best response is not that we need to add more activities. Perhaps each individual just needs an appreciation of current activities that translate to advocacy and outreach.
The most difficult part of any journey is the first step. This document identifies 12 possible “first steps” on the road from passive to more active advocacy.
Keep a checklist of the 12 steps in a convenient place and assess yourself annually.