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Christina E. DeRemer

Candidate for Director-at-Large 2021-2023

Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners
Christina DeRemer

CHRISTINA E. DEREMER, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS, TTS, FASHP (cderemer@ufl.edu), is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy with clinical practice site at Community Health and Family Medicine – UF Health Old Town clinic. Dr. DeRemer earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, in Philadelphia and completed a PGY1 and PGY2 ambulatory care residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

At the state level, Dr. DeRemer served as co-chair of the Education and Programming Committee for three-years with the Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists. Within ASHP, she contributed to the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners Educational Steering Committee with five-years of service that included appointment as Vice-Chair and Chair. She then transitioned from a primary clinical hospital medicine and supervisor position to an ambulatory faculty position. For the last two years, she has been an active member within the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners (SACP) SAG on Compensation & Practice Sustainability. She has contributed to a SACP resource document, an ASHP webinar, CV reviewer, and has served as a Midyear Clinical Meeting proposal, abstract, and poster reviewer. Additionally, she has contributed to the third and fourth edition of the ASHP publication “Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists.” Dr. DeRemer has also been a networking session facilitator, presenter, and moderator at various ASHP conferences. Most recently, she proudly is the PGY2 Ambulatory preceptor and faculty advisor for an ASHP Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant recipient.

 

In alignment with the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners’ mission statement, we must unite not only as ambulatory specialists, but also as pharmacists advancing our profession. As a pharmacist who has practiced across the lines of hospital and ambulatory settings, I have learned the significance of collaborating and the power of a unified vision. All pharmacists strive to improve patient care and health outcomes; as a profession, we must abandon silos of practice to ensure we are all supporting the advancements of clinical pharmacy practice.

During an unprecedented pandemic, members of this Section have been visionaries in virtual practice and policy developments, openly sharing these innovations and supporting each other while overcoming barriers to change. Collaboratively, with outstanding volunteerism, our Section has created numerous resource documents, informational presentations, and generated national interactions that foster change and growth. We are leaders in the process of change and advancing the profession of pharmacy through our efforts and partnerships while supporting our professional colleagues across all practice environments.

During my time of Section service, I have come to rely on my relationships built nationally resulting from networking because of opportunities within ASHP. Our Section leadership has promoted innovative problem solving, optimal patient care, and inspired professional growth across all practice lines. I am immensely appreciative for the nomination as Director-at-Large for our Section. If elected, I will promote clinical networking for practice innovation, cutting-edge educational programming and resource development, and conversations surrounding the importance of sustainable practice models.