Focused Programming

Summer meetings offers focused programming in four areas: diversity, equity, and inclusion, health & wellness, informatics, and opioid crisis.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Join us for programming centering on topics and perspectives surrounding DEI in the healthcare and pharmacy space.

  1. Walking a Mile in My Patient's Shoes: A Patient-Journey Game to Improve Your Patient Care Skills (Sunday, June 12, 9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
  2. Healthcare Disparity: Removing Barriers to Safe Patient Care (Sunday, June 12, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.)
  3. From Self to System: How to Apply Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Initiatives in Pharmacy Practice (Part 1) (Wednesday, June 15, 8 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.)
  4. From Self to System: How to Apply Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Initiatives in Pharmacy Practice (Part 2) (Wednesday, June 15 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

Health & Wellness

Pharmacy practitioners are under continued stress to manage new and evolving practice demands as well as the concerns of an ongoing pandemic. Both drug and staffing shortages can challenge even the most seasoned staff members. ASHP, in concert with leading national organizations, supports education to develop best practices in health and wellness. The Summer Meetings schedule features five programs in this area.

  1. Communication and Resolution Programs: What Every Medication Safety Team Member Should Know (Sunday, June 12, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
  2. Mind Full to Mindful: Become an ANTeater to Help Live a Flourishing Life (Sunday, June 12, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.)
  3. Suicide Prevention: A Family Story (Monday, June 12, 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.)
  4. Extending Leadership Influence and Stimulating Innovation to Reset, Rebuild, and Remodel Successful Teams Part 1 (Monday, June 13, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
  5. Extending Leadership Influence and Stimulating Innovation to Reset, Rebuild, and Remodel Successful Teams Part 2 (Monday, June 13, 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.)

Integrated Informatics Institute

i3Advances in technology connect all specialties and facets of both practice and personal life. The Summer Meetings will feature Integrated Informatics Institute content across the meeting. Summer Meetings will include a total of seven sessions providing informatics- and technology-focused education.

  1. Joseph A. Oddis Ethics Colloquium: Ethics of Big Data I — Policy Values for Implementing Today’s Data Technology in Healthcare Systems (Sunday, June 12, 9:45 a.m. – 11 a.m.)
  2. Joseph A. Oddis Ethics Colloquium: Ethics of Big Data II  — Values and Today’s Data Technology in Pharmacy Practice (Sunday, June 12, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
  3. Blockchain for Healthcare: The Innovation We Need or a Distracting Waste of Resources? (Sunday, June 12, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  4. Leveraging Data to Improve Patient Care and Demonstrate Value in Health-System Specialty Pharmacy, (Monday, June 13, 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.)
  5. Excel® for Specialty Pharmacy-Focused Data Analysis (Tuesday, June 14, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.)
  6. Data Visualization Workshop: Sharing Your Safety Dashboard Effectively (Tuesday, June 14, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
  7. Technology in the IV Room: IV Workflow and IV Robotics (Tuesday, June 14, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

Opioid Crisis

Opioid abuse and misuse continues to be top of mind for the pharmacy profession. Comprehensive strategies are key to making progress. The ASHP Summer Meetings schedule offers two sessions focused on unique ways to address the opioid crisis.

  1. Suicide Prevention: A Family Story (Monday, June 13, 9:45 a.m. – 11 a.m.)
  2. Patient-Centered Pain Management (Tuesday, June 14, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

For more information, view the Session Schedule & Itinerary Planner.

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