Dr. Jill Borchert is Professor and Vice Chair of Teaching and Learning in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy in Downers Grove, IL. She received her PharmD at the University of Michigan and completed residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. With over 20 years of clinical experience in ambulatory care, Dr. Borchert teaches skills-based courses, precepts students for teaching rotations and serves on the curriculum committee. She serves as an editor for Schwinghammer’s Pharmacotherapy Casebook and is completing her term as the Immediate-Past Chair of the AACP Pharmacy Practice Section. Her research interests include osteoporosis, student stress and burnout and finding ways to better support our students.
Downers Grove, IL
College of Pharmacy
Downers Grove Campus
PPRAD 1574: Clinical Skills Development IV
Integrated Sequence: Thromboembolic Disease, Osteoporosis, Heart Failure
Peer Reviewed, Original Research
Wesling M, Schumacher C, Liu J, Kliethermes MA, Borchert JS. Postgraduate year two ambulatory care residency program evaluation with a tool for assessing ambulatory care pharmacist practice. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021 June;4:723-729. https://doi.org/10.1002/jac5.1424.
Censi M, Rhodes NJ, Gettig JP, Lullo A, Borchert J. Effects of advanced pharmacy practice experience Characteristics on postgraduate year 1 residency match rates. J Pharm Pract. 2020 Sep 15:897190020958263. doi: 10.1177/0897190020958263.
VanDril E, Schumacher C, Kliethermes MA, Borchert JS, Buros Stein A. Workload evaluation of clinical pharmacists in the ambulatory care setting. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2020;3:1015–1027.
Kolanczyk DM, Borchert JS, Lempicki KA. Focus group describing simulation-based learning for cardiovascular topics in US colleges and schools of pharmacy. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2019 Nov;11(11):1144-1151. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2019.07.005.
Borchert JS, Wang B, Ramzanali M, Malaiyandi LM, Stein AB, Dineley KE. Adverse events due to insomnia drugs reported in a regulatory database and online patient reviews: Comparative study. J Med Internet Res 2019;21(11)e13371.
Engle JP, Burke JM, Ashjian EJ, Avery J, Borchert, JS, et al. ACCP Educational Affairs Committee. ACCP Clinical Pharmacist Competencies: Advocating for Alignment between Student, Resident and Practitioner Competencies. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2020;3:124-132.
Borchert JS, Phillips J, Thompson Bastin ML, et al. Best practices: Incorporating pharmacy technicians and other support personnel into the clinical pharmacist's process of care. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2019;2:74-81.
Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and the American Medical Association-Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement. J Am Coll Cardiol 2011 12;58(3):316-36. Quality Measures.
O’Connell MB, Borchert JS, Slazak EM, Fava JP. Osteoporosis. In: DiPiro J, Yee GC, Posey L, et al. DiPiro’s Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 12th Edition. McGraw Hill; 2022.
Borchert JS, Palmisano LM. Musculoskeletal Disorders. In: Chisholm MA, Schwinghammer TL, Wells BG, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, DiPiro JT. Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice. 5th Edition. McGraw Hill; 2021.
Borchert JS, Co-Editor/Section Editor: Gastrointestinal and Renal Chapters. In: Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JA, Borchert JS, Slain D, Park SK, eds. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, 12th ed. McGraw-Hill: New York; 2022.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
ACCP Ambulatory Care Practice and Research Network (PRN)
ACCP Education and Training Practice and Research Network (PRN)
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Rho Chi Society
Park SK, Chen AMH, Borhcert JS, Daugherty KK, Harris JB. Perceptions and opportunities for improving remediation policies and procedure.” Awarded a grant of $4000 from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant, 2022.
Klootwyk JM, Burkiewicz JS, Padiyara R, D’Souza J. “A Pharmacist-Managed Spironolactone Monitoring Protocol.” Awarded a grant of $1500 from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Ambulatory Care PRN Pilot Grant Program, December 2006.
Burkiewicz JS, Meyer CM, Sweeney BL. “Effect of a Multi-Disciplinary Osteoporosis Service on Identification and Treatment of Osteoporosis in a Primarily African-American Population.” Awarded a grant of $2,737 from Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy Research Stimulation Program, April 2006.
Fit KE, Burkiewicz JS, Sweeney BL. “Evaluation of Medication Safety Interventions Documented by Pharmacists in Ambulatory Care.” Faculty mentor for resident’s application for a grant of $5,000 from the ASHP Pharmacy Residency Health Services Grant. October 2005. Not funded.
Burkiewicz JS, Zgarrick DP. “Evidence Based Practice by Pharmacists: A Survey of Utilization and Barriers.” Awarded a grant of $2,470 from Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy Research Stimulation Program, January 2003.
Burkiewicz JS, Zgarrick DP. “Evidence Based Practice by Pharmacists: A Survey of Utilization and Barriers.” Applied for a grant of $18,760 from the Merck Foundation, August 2002. Not funded.
Burkiewicz JS, Tankanow R, Tamer H. “The Effect of Zinc Gluconate-Glycine Lozenges and Vitamin C on the Duration and Severity of the Common Cold.” Awarded a grant of $25,000 from the General Clinical Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1997.
Burkiewicz JS, Tankanow R, Tamer H. “The Effect of Zinc Gluconate-Glycine Lozenges and Vitamin C on the Duration and Severity of the Common Cold.” Provided with investigational drug supply (zinc lozenges/placebo) from the Quigley Corporation, 1997.
Burkiewicz JS, Tankanow R, Tamer H. “The Effect of Zinc Gluconate-Glycine Lozenges and Vitamin C on the Duration and Severity of the Common Cold.” Provided with investigational drug supply (vitamin C/placebo) from RMG Incorporated, 1997.
Burkiewicz JS, Gupta SG. “Poison Prevention Web Page.” Awarded a grant of $22,000 from the Academic Outreach Program, University of Michigan, 1996.
American College of Clinical Pharmacy Outstanding Reviewer for Pharmacotherapy, 2018
Outstanding Faculty Award, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2015
Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2010
Preceptor of the Year, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2007
Teacher of the Year, Non-Traditional PharmD Program, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, 2006