Valerie Clinard is associate dean of experiential education and professional development. She oversees the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) programs. She works with preceptors, students, faculty, and staff to develop and implement new experiential education opportunities that continue to meet the needs of the expanding role of pharmacists. In addition, she provides preceptor development to School of Pharmacy preceptors and ensures that preceptors, practice sites, and students benefit from the relationships and opportunities provided. She is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators.