Emily K. Flores grew up in Anderson, SC and loves her Southern roots, including her
time at Clemson University where she attained her undergraduate education. She received
her PharmD from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006, completed a PGY1
residency with the University of Tennessee Medical Center in 2007, and an Ambulatory
Care PGY2 residency with the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy & Blackstock
Family Practice Academic Associates in 2008 before joining the faculty at ETSU. She
was promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in 2014.
Dr. Flores is Family Medicine trained and global health interested. She thrives on
interprofessional practice and collaboration locally and abroad. Dr. Flores maintains
an ambulatory care practice site with ETSU Johnson City Family Medicine Associates
where she provides patient care in collaboration with a patient-centered medical home
interprofessional team. Dr. Flores serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students and
PGY2 residents at this site while also teaching and precepting medical students and
residents as an Adjunct Faculty member within the ETSU Quillen College of Medicine’s
Department of Family Medicine.
Dr. Flores has the privilege of partnering with Global Health Outreach to take APPE
students on a Global Health APPE annually to various developing countries. She is
involved in other Global Health initiatives at the University as well. Dr. Flores
enjoys active, hands-on teaching with a focus on learners gaining competency in skills
to improve patient care.
She the faculty advisor for our Phi Delta Chi chapter, which is an especially rewarding
experience for her.
Dr. Flores is thankful for the many blessings in her life, including her wonderful
husband, Nathan, and son, Ezra. She loves spending time with her family and traveling
to new places. She enjoys seeing creation and the societal and cultural differences
that are around us here and abroad. Dr. Flores believes that our experiences, good
or bad, shape who we become and how we interact with others and that we have much
to learn from each other.
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC: 2002-2006, Doctor of Pharmacy
University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN: 2006-2007, Pharmacy Practice
University of Texas College of Pharmacy & Blackstock Family Health Practice Academic
Associates, Austin, TX: 2007-2008, Ambulatory Care PGY2 Residency
Precepting APPE students traveling as part of an interprofessional team in partnership
with Global Health Outreach to Nicaragua with more to come.
Seeing past APPE students and pharmacy residents find a fulfilling place in pharmacy
and life that matches their personality and interests
Selected as Outstanding Faculty, ETSU Johnson City Family Medicine Residency, 2010-2011
by the graduating class of family medicine residents
Global Health, Patient Assessment, Pharmacy Practice Skills, Diabetes, Women's Health,
Patient Assessment, IDEALS labs, Pharmacotherapy, Integrated Series, Communication
Skills, Information Mastery, Global Healthcare
Education, Global Health
Flores EK, Courtney LA. Development of a partnership for international rural advanced pharmacy
practice experiences. International Journal of Health Sciences Education 2014; 2(1):
Available at: http://dc.etsu.edu/ijhse/vol2/iss1/5
Flores EK. Beginning the Search for a Residency. In: Crouch MA (ed). Securing and Excelling in a Pharmacy Residency. Pp 89-98. Burlington, Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2011.
Significant Regional, State, or National Service:
AACP Council of Faculties, Faculty Affairs Committee, Member
Camp Adam Fisher, Advisory Committee Member
Global Health Outreach, Team Pharmacist
ETSU International Advisory Council, Member
ETSU Interprofessional Education and Research Committee, Member
ETSU Interprofessional Global Health Certificate Working Group, Member
Phi Delta Chi, Faculty Advisor
AACP, ACCP, Christian Medical and Dental Association, Phi Delta Chi, Phi Lambda Sigma,
Personal motto or favorite quote:
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel – Socrates