ASHP advocates and supports the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory care clinics, and other settings spanning the full spectrum of medication use. This year’s 2021 meeting is held virtually for the safety of all members and staff due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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What you can expect at this year’s conference
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Midyear Meeting Taking Place in Online Platform
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 2021 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition takes place from Sunday, December 5, 2021, to Thursday, December 9, 2021. This year, the Midyear meeting is once again taking place virtually to deliver world-class educational programming and all the important elements attendees expect from a Midyear meeting on a dynamic, interactive, safe, and convenient online platform. Read more.
Biles Balances Performance Pressures With Mental Health
U.S. gymnast Simone Biles, one of the greatest female athletes of all time, will speak on the importance of prioritizing one’s mental health during the 2021 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition Opening Session on Monday, December 6. Over the past 5 years, Ms. Biles has become a worldwide sports sensation, capturing five All-Around World Championship titles and seven Olympic medals. Read more.
Schedule at a Glance
Click here for an overview of key meeting events taking place during the 2021 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition, which takes place online from December 5, 2021, to December 9, 2021. The Virtual Exhibit Hall enables attendees to learn how these innovative companies and their products are helping to define what is important to patient care, pharmacy practice, and their careers. In addition, attendees can engage with exhibitors via live chats during open hours.
Compounding Takes Center Stage at Midyear Meeting
A number of Midyear Meeting sessions will address pertinent pharmaceutical-compounding subjects. On-demand sessions, for example, include “Ergonomics of Sterile Compounding” and “Raising the Bar on Sterile Compounding Safety.” In addition, attendees can learn from a “Compounding Practice Roundtable Discussion.” Read more.
Post Conference Wrap
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Pharmacy Forecast 2022 Anticipates Lasting Impact From Pandemic
Health-system pharmacists responded to COVID-19 disruptions to healthcare by expanding their role in patient care, and these pandemic-related changes will impact the profession in years ahead, according to the 2022 ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Forecast Report, released during the recent American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition. Read more.
ASHP President Kicks Off Opening Session & Awards Presentations
ASHP President Linda S. Tyler, PharmD, FASHP, Professor (Clinical) of Pharmacotherapy at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, opened the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition on Monday, December 6, 2021. Dr. Tyler thanked pharmacists for their important, ongoing contributions to healthcare during the Pandemic. She also acknowledged pharmacy and other healthcare professionals and ASHP support staff during the annual Midyear Meeting Awards Ceremony. Read more.
Fauci Garners ASHP Award of Honor During Midyear Meeting
The ASHP Board of Directors’ Award of Honor recognizes individuals outside the pharmacy discipline who have made extraordinary national or worldwide contributions to the health field. The 2021 Award of Honor recipient, announced during the 2021 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition, is Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more.