Sarah M. Lerchenfeldt, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies
Interim Co-Chair for the Department of Foundational Medical Studies

Sarah Lerchenfeldt

Dr. Lerchenfeldt is an associate professor and Interim Co-Chair for the Department of Foundational Medical Studies. She joined Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in 2014 as an assistant professor of Foundational Medical Studies. Dr. Lerchenfeldt earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy in Ada, Ohio. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Harper University Hospital and her PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency at Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit. Prior to joining OUWB, Dr. Lerchenfeldt was a clinical pharmacy specialist in bone marrow transplant where she worked closely with a multidisciplinary team to optimize patient care.

Dr. Lerchenfeldt provides instruction in pharmacology throughout the curriculum and serves as co-director of the Hematology and Oncology course for first year medical students. She is a Team-Based Learning Collaborative Trainer-Consultant and is actively involved with the many of the team-based learning activities throughout the program.

Her scholarly interest is focused primarily on the theme of teamwork in health education, in which the majority of her research and scholarly output concentrates on several different facets of teamwork and collaborative learning. She has considerable interest in researching the value, impact, and effectiveness of the different components of team-based learning, including peer feedback.

Contact Information:
Office: 466 O’Dowd Hall
Phone: 248-370-3037
Email:  [email protected]

Specialty Areas:

Pharm.D., Raabe College of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

ASHP Accredited PGY1 - Pharmacy Practice Residency, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI

ASHP Accredited PGY2 - Oncology Pharmacy Residency (Non-Traditional), Karmanos Cancer Center, Detroit, MI

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) 

Team-Based Learning Collaborative Trainer Consultant

Research Interests:
Medical Education, Team-Based Learning, Peer Feedback