2021 Professional Achievement Award - Dr. Amber Fisher
POCATELLO - June 11, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Amber Fisher (1995) on being awarded the 2021 Professional Achievement Award recipient for the College of Pharmacy.
Idaho State University’s annual Professional Achievement Awards recognize some of the most influential alumni for their valuable and distinguished contributions to Idaho State, their profession and their community.
Amber K. Fisher PharmD, BCACP is the Associate Chief of Staff for Education at the Boise VA Medical Center and the Project Manager for the Rural Interprofessional Faculty Development Initiative co-sponsored by the VHA Office of Academic Affiliations and Office of Rural Health. Her professional interests include health professions education, leadership development, interprofessional education and professional development.
Dr. Fisher has also served as a co-director of the Boise VA Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education from 2015-2018. She was a residency program director for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program from 2009-2019. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Idaho State University College of Pharmacy in 1995, completed one year of Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency and two years of fellowship in Drug Use Evaluation at the Idaho State University College of Pharmacy. She maintains affiliate faculty status with Idaho State University College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Fisher’s personal interests include frequent adventures in the outdoors mountain biking, backcountry skiing and backpacking. She is married to a fellow pharmacist and ISU alumnus, Dr. Paul Black and has 2 children (one of which is a recent ISU graduate) and two stepchildren.