Ann Thompson, BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR

Director, Experiential Education and Associate Clinical Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences


Director, Experiential Education and Associate Clinical Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
(780) 492-5905
3-174 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9




Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BScPharm), College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, 1997

Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Residency (ACPR), QEII Health Science Center, Halifax, NS, 1998

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) - University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, 2011


Past President Award, Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada, 2018

Practitioner Award, AB Branch, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 2014

Hypertension Canada Award of Excellence, 2011

Gail McGlynn-Tuttle Practitioner Award, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Nova Scotia Branch, 2005


2006-present Alberta College of Pharmacists

2008-present Additional Prescribing Authority (Alberta College of Pharmacists)

1997-2006 Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists

Clinical Practice:

University of Alberta Hypertension Clinic, Kaye Edmonton Clinic, Alberta Health Services


Experiential Education:

Novel Models of Precepting (Peer-Assisted Learning, Near-Peer Teaching, Co-Precepting)



Cardiology (Hypertension Management, CV Risk Reduction, BP Measurement and Assessment)

Practice Skills (Vital Sign Measurement and Assessment, Patient Assessment/Documentation)

Oversee Experiential Education courses

Precepting in Experiential Education:

Pharm 513: PharmD Experiential Education Learning Part 3: Ambulatory/Community Practice

Pharmacy Residents in Hypertension Clinic (as part of Ambulatory Cardiology Clinics)

Guest Teaching:

Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Integrated Community Clerkship (Year 3)


PHARM 556 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Part 3

This 8-week structured practical learning experience will allow students to apply and integrate knowledge and skills in any patient care setting . Students will develop practical knowledge necessary for the professional role of pharmacists as care providers, communicators, scholars, educators, advocates, practice managers, leaders and collaborators. Students are expected to step into the role of a pharmacist under the guidance of a pharmacist preceptor. Prerequisite: PHARM 454. (Restricted to Pharmacy students).

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Featured Publications

MacDonald M, Thompson AE, Mysak T, Ton, J.

Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2020 August; 12 (8):945-55

Barry AR, Semchuk WM, Thompson AE, LeBrays MH, Koshman SL

Can Pharm J . 2020 March; 153

Turgeon RD, Koshman SL, Seubert JM, Thompson AE.

Curr Pharm Teach Learn . 2019 June; 11 (6):609-13

Thompson A, Barry A.

Can J Hosp Pharm. 2019 May; 72 (3):249-52

Grieve K, Koshman SL, Pearson GJ, Semchuk WM, Padwal R, Thompson A

Can Pharm J. 144 (6):278-87

Hui D, Hamilton P, Thompson A (Ed.).

Ringrose JS, Polley G, McLean D, Thompson A, Morales F, and Padwal R

American Journal of Hypertension. 30 (7):683-689

2. McAlister FA, Majumdar SR, Padwal RS, Fradette M, Thompson A, Buck B, Dean N, Bakal JA, Tsuyuki R, Grover SA, Shuaib A.

CMAJ. 186