Academic Detailer Profile

Patricia Chan BSc(Pharm), PharmD

Health Authority

Vancouver Coastal Health

Communities Served

Bowen Island, Gibsons, Gillies Bay, Lions Bay, North Vancouver, Pemberton, Roberts Creek, Sechelt, Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver, West Vancouver, Whistler, and Wilson Creek


Patricia earned her bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of British Columbia and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Washington.

Work Experience

Patricia has been a hospital-based clinical pharmacist for over ten years in the areas of general medicine, cardiology, respirology, surgery, oncology, palliative care, infectious diseases, pediatrics, intensive care, and emergency medicine. She is also a clinical instructor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia.

Academic Detailing Experience

Patricia has been an academic detailing pharmacist for the BC PAD service since March 2010. She has completed the Basic and Advanced Academic Detailing training.


In her leisure time, Patricia enjoys yoga, skiing, travelling and reading.