SAG on Emergency Care


  • Assess current ASHP programs, tools, and resources related to emergency care and determine member needs related to this specialty.
  • Identify and develop future programs/resources that enhance the ability of members to meet patient needs
  • Encourage and determine the extent of pharmacist integration into health-care teams that provide patient care services in the emergency department setting
  • Identify opportunities for departments of pharmacy at hospitals and health-systems in ensuring safe and effective use of medications in emergency departments
  • Develop an education session for the Midyear meeting based on the work of the Section’s Educational Steering Committee or Section educational needs
  • Review and update the Emergency Care Resource Center web content twice a year

2016 – 2017 Leadership

Zlatan CoralicChair
Zlatan Coralic, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Bryan HayesVice-Chair
Bryan Hayes, Pharm.D., DABAT, FAACT
Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine & Toxicology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Immediate Past Chair
Christopher Edwards, Pharm.D., BCPS
Senior Pharmacy Manager - Clinical Services
Banner University Medical Center - Tucson
Marana, AZ

Nicole Acquisto, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Nadia Awad, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Pharmacist
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

Bryan Bishop, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor
University of Toledo
Toledo, OH

Patrick Bridgeman, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
Piscataway, NJ

Emily Dyer, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
Charlottesville, VA

Meghan Groth, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Specialist
The University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

Elizabeth (Giesler) Johnson, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
John Peter Smith Hospital
Fort Worth, TX

Lorrie LeClair, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Emergency Medicine
Frederick Memorial Hospital
Frederick, MD

Jill Logan, Pharm.D., B.S.CP
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
University of Maryland Medical Center
Silver Spring, MD

Sheena Merwine, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Specialist
Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak
Royal Oak, MI

Aimee Mishler, Pharm.D., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Pharmacist
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ

Megan Musselman, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
North Kansas City Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Tara Neitzel, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Danville, KY

Andrew North, Pharm.D., BCPS, M.B.A
Specialty Practice Pharmacist - Emergency Medicine
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Chris Oswald, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacist
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Boise, ID

Denise Pratt, Pharm.D, BCCCP
Emergency Department Pharmacist
Sparrow Hospital
Lansing, MI

Robert Pugliese, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Specialist, Emergency Medicine, Asst. Professor, School of Pharmacy
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Kim Schwab, Pharm D, BCPS
Emergency Department Clinical Specialist
Sharp Healthcare/Keck Graduate Institute
Chula Vista, CA

Adam Spaulding, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Brittany Traylor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Senior Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

David Zimmerman, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and Emergency Medicine Clinical Specialist
Duquesne University/UPMC-Mercy Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Executive Committee Liaison
Aaron L. Steffenhagen, Pharm.D., BCPS
Manager, Patient Care Services (Emergency Medicine,
Critical Care, Cardiology, Neurosciences) and
Emergency Preparedness
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, WI

ASHP Staff
Vicki Basalyga, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director, ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
Bethesda, MD



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