William C. Gong

William C. Gong, PharmD, FASHP

Associate Professor

Clinical Pharmacy

Research Topics

  1. Pharmaceutical care
  2. Primary care pharmacy practice in community health settings
  3. Diabetes
  4. Pharmacy residency and fellowship training programs

Contact Information

William C. Gong

Research Interest

Dr. Gong's area of expertise is in the development of pharmaceutical care and primary care pharmacy services in the community health care centers. His specialty practice area is in diabetes care. He is also involved in pharmacy residency training program development.


William C. Gong is Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Director for Residency and Fellowship Training at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. Dr. Gong received his Pharm.D. from the University of Southern California, and completed his Residency in Clinical Pharmacy at the LAC+USC Medical Center. He is a primary care pharmacist at the Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Care Center in a general medicine clinic involved with management of chronic disease conditions. His specialty practice area includes diabetes care and the metabolic diseases. He is a Preceptor for the ASHP Diabetes Patient Care Traineeship at the Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center. As a faculty member, Dr. Gong is responsible for teaching in the primary care clerkships and providing lectures in the therapeutics series.
Dr. Gong is actively involved with the professional organizations. He has served on the California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Board of Directors. On the national level, he has served as Vice-Chair and Chair for the Primary Care Specialty Practice Group of ASHP, as an executive board member of the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists, and is currently a member of the ASHP Commission on Credentialing. He has published and given numerous presentations on ambulatory care pharmacy practice issues and diabetes care on the national and local level. He is cited in the Congressional Record for Pharmacy Practice Achievements, is a Fellow of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, and Fellow of the California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.

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