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Virtual Managers’ Boot Camp

January 21-22, 2021

The workshop is full and registration is closed.

About the Managers' Boot Camp Workshop

The 2021 Virtual ASHP Managers’ Boot Camp is designed for managers, directors, and clinical leaders who are interested in developing the skills necessary to assess environmental changes to strategically advance new services within their organizations. The programming will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET on January 21 and 22, 2021.

This session of Managers’ Boot Camp will focus on the following core areas:

  1. Foundational knowledge of regulatory requirements.
  2. Developing a culture of service excellence.
  3. Action-oriented strategic planning – For managers to turn unforeseen crises into sustainable services and measurable outcomes.
  4. Accountability – Pharmacy finance and revenue cycle basics for leadership success.
  5. Alignment of skills and strengths – Building your team to meet the demands of tomorrow with a focus on resilience.

Learning Objectives:

After participating in this application-based activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify challenges and opportunities in managing the compliance of regulatory requirements.
  • Apply strategies to advance pharmacy services through staff engagement, customer feedback, and effective personnel management.
  • Develop an action plan that promotes a culture of service excellence.
  • Evaluate financial and quality indicators that influence health-system administrators’ decision making processes for strategic alignment with institutional goals.
  • Summarize the value of pharmacy to the health system, to senior leadership and other stakeholders.
  • Create a business plan outline for a new or expanded service line.
  • Identify resources to promote wellbeing and resilience for all levels of staff, including oneself.

Who should attend?

  • Newly promoted leaders
  • Future managers

Faculty & Facilitator

campbellUdobi Campbell, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
Regional Director of Pharmacy
UNC Health
Chapel Hill, NC

Udobi Campbell, Pharm.D., M.B.A., is the Regional Director of Pharmacy for the Triangle West region of UNC Health.  She also serves as the Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Practice at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  She assumed these roles on January 2, 2020.  Before joining UNC Health, Dr. Campbell was a 12-year employee of Duke University Hospital, where she held multiple senior leadership roles in both the inpatient and outpatient pharmacy service platforms.  Dr. Campbell obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL, in 1998.  She subsequently pursued and completed her pharmacy practice residency at Duke University Medical Center in 2001. In 2007, she earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a Health Sector Management certificate from Duke University Fuqua School of Business.  Dr. Campbell is an active participant in local and national pharmacy organizations and has a strong interest in developing other leaders.

campbellStephen J. Davis, Pharm.D., M.S., FASHP
Director, Health System Strategy
Shields Health Solutions
Stoughton, MA

Stephen J. Davis is the Director of Health System Strategy for Shields Health Solutions. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy. He completed a Two Year Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He obtained his Master of Science degree in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Fellow of American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). Stephen has served on the ASHP New Practitioner Leadership and Career Development Advisory Group and has been an active member on the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers and Section Advisory Groups. He has served on the Commission of Credentialing and also serves as faculty for ASHP’s Managers Boot Camp.

Stephen is also involved at the state and regional level as he has served as the past chair of the Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists Editorial Advisory Board, the past treasurer for Gulf Coast Society of Health System Pharmacists, and is an active member of the Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists (TSHP). He received the TSHP 2015 Pharmacy Leadership Award. Stephen received the 2016 Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award from the Auburn Alumni Association in Auburn University. In 2017, Stephen received the Distinguished Service award from the ASHP New Practitioners Forum (NPF). He has also authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles.

littleJeff Little, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCPS, FACHE, FASHP
Director of Pharmacy
Saint Luke's Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Jeff Little currently serves as Director of Pharmacy at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City and Adjunct Clinical Instructor with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Jeff earned his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Kansas. After graduation, he completed a combined PGY1/PGY2 residency in health-system pharmacy administration in conjunction with a Master of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Jeff currently serves ASHP as Chair-Elect of the Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders Executive Committee. His prior involvement with ASHP includes being a past Chair of the Council on Public Policy and being a past Chair of the PAC and Advocacy Advisory Committee. Jeff is also a Past President of the Kansas Council of Health-System Pharmacy.

becky taylorRebecca A. Taylor, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, FASHP
Director of Pharmacy
Cleveland Clinic Fairview and Lutheran Hospitals
Cleveland, OH

Rebecca A. Taylor is Director of Pharmacy Services at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital; a 488 bed community hospital with various specialties including a Level II Trauma Center, birthing, surgery center and excellence for cardiology and oncology and Director of Pharmacy at Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital; a 203-bed hospital well known for orthopedics and behavioral medicine. Rebecca is known for practice model design, implementing medication reconciliation services, internship program design and development, as well as operational optimization and recently completed a full department renovation under her last Directorship. Rebecca is a 2003 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and completed her PGY1 residency at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, WI. She obtained her MBA from Regis University in 2009. Rebecca remains active in ASHP through the Manager’s Bootcamp, past Chair of the Section of Pharmacy Practice Manager’s Education Steering Committee and member since 2011, past member of the ASHP Council on Education and Workforce Development and is currently the President-Elect for the Ohio Society of Health Systems Pharmacy.

taraTara B. Vlasimsky, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
System Manager, Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy
SCL Health
Denver, CO

Tara Vlasimsky is the System Manager of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy with SCL Health where she oversees ambulatory clinical pharmacy services for SCL Health clinics in Colorado and Montana. Prior to this role, Tara served as the Assistant Director of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy at Denver Health Medical Center, where she led the expansion of several clinical pharmacy services with an emphasis on developing innovative models of care that work across disciplines and practice settings.  Tara earned her B.S. in Biomechanical Engineering at Southern Methodist University then worked for ten years as a business consultant in the healthcare industry, working with hospitals, health plans and technology startups.  Tara then left consulting to earn her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, then completed a PGY1 residency at SCL Health Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, CO.  Tara is professionally active in ASHP and the Pharmacy Practice Leaders Section, most recently as Chair of the Strategy and Industry Disrupters Section Advisory Group. Tara is also a past Chair of the Colorado Academy of Health-System Pharmacists, and served on the Colorado Pharmacists Society Board for 7 years.

gullicksonKristine K. Gullickson, Pharm.D., M.B.A., FASHP
Director of Pharmacy
Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN

Kristine Gullickson, PharmD, MBA, FASHP, FMSHP is the Director of Pharmacy at Allina Health, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, a 630 staffed-bed teaching hospital in Minneapolis, MN.  Gullickson chairs the Allina Health Pharmacy Operations Committee responsible for strategy and operational alignment across the 12-hospital health system.  She is the Residency Program Director for the hospital’s PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program and serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy.  She received her pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University, completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, and received her MBA from New England College. Gullickson currently serves as Chair of the MN Hospital Association Medication Safety Committee and an alternate on the ASHP Committee on Nominations. She has also served ASHP as Chair, Section of Pharmacy Practice Leaders Executive Committee; Chair, Council on Pharmacy Practice; House of Delegates, SAG member, ASHP expert panel member for Controlled Substance Diversion Prevention and the ASHP/APhA Medication Management in Care Transitions project.  She is a Past-President of the Minnesota Society of Health System Pharmacists and was awarded the MSHP Hallie Bruce Memorial Lecture Award in 2020, MSHP’s highest award in recognition of significant contributions to the profession of pharmacy, humanity and public health.

long trinhLong D. Trinh, PharmD, MS, MBA, BCPS
Regional Director of Pharmacy Operations and Compliance, Oregon
Providence Health & Services
Portland, OR

Long D. Trinh serves as Regional Director of Pharmacy Operations and Compliance, Providence Health & Services Oregon. In this role, he also serves as Residency Program Director for the PGY1 & 2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership with MBA degree. Dr. Trinh received his undergraduate degree and Summa Cum Laude distinction from University of Oregon, received his pharmacy degree from Oregon State University & Oregon Health and Science University, completed a residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and received a Master of Science degree in Health-System Pharmacy Administration from Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Master of Business Administration degree in Executive Leadership from the Oregon State University College of Business.

His professional career has been devoted to identifying and implementing initiatives to enhance caregiver well-being, engagement, and innovative process improvement opportunities, as well as developing new healthcare businesses and programs. Dr. Trinh is experienced in working in matrix, multi-regional health systems, strategic planning, advanced operations, medication safety, compliance, project management and change influence. His research interests and publications are related to caregiver well-being and engagement, workload and productivity, and performance management.  Dr. Trinh currently serves the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist on the Strategy & Industry Disruptor Section Advisory Group and Manager’s Bootcamp, and as Northern Chapter Chair and Board Member of the Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists. His sources of personal fulfillment include spending quality time with family, friends and mentors, world travel, learning how to sail, and being active in the great outdoors.


Where and when is the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp being held?
The workshop will be held virtually, Thursday, January 21 – Friday, January 22, 2021.

What time zone is the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp being held?
All meeting sessions and events will take place in Eastern Time (ET).

Who do I contact if I need assistance with registration, logging into the website, or have any other questions about the meeting?
Please contact us via email at [email protected] or via phone at 301-664-8820.

Will there be an ASHP LIVE! App?
There will not be an app this year. For the best overall experience, please access the meeting from a computer using Chrome or Firefox.

Can I use my cell phone to participate in the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp?
For the best overall experience, we strongly encourage registrants to participate in the meeting on a desktop or laptop computer using Chrome or Firefox as the browser. Several key features of the virtual meeting platform environment are not supported on mobile devices.

When will I be able to access the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp?
Attendees will be able to access the meeting platform beginning Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

When will I receive instructions for attending the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp?
Registered attendees will receive an email from ASHP, sent to the email address used to register for the meeting, on Wednesday, January 20 with detailed instructions on how to access the virtual meeting platform, navigate all meeting activities, and maximize your experience. The login information required is unique to each individual registrant and can only be used by the registrant.

What will I need to attend virtually?
Registrants will need a computer, updated browser (Chrome or Firefox), strong internet connection, and audio (functioning sound card with attached speakers installed or headphones).  A video camera, while optional, will enhance the ability of participants to interact with others in video chats.
The platform is viewable in a webpage, and Chrome or Firefox browsers provide the best experience.

How do I register for the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp?
You may register directly on the workshop website:

When is the last day I can register for the 2021 Virtual Managers' Boot Camp?
The last day to register for the workshop is Tuesday, January 12.

Can I share my registration with others?
Your registration entitles you to individual personal use access to the specified ASHP meeting or event for which you have registered. By registering for an ASHP meeting or event, you agree not to sell, trade, transfer, or share your individual personal use registration access link and/or code unless such transfer is granted by ASHP.
Please view the ASHP Meetings and Events Terms and Conditionsfor additional information.

Claiming CE
After participating in the educational activities of this meeting, attendees can process and claim their CE credit through ASHP eLearning at Attendees claiming their CE online will be able to view their CE statements immediately.
For Live CE credit, all attendees must complete an evaluation and claim their live CE by March 15, 2021.

NOTE: To ensure your credit hours have been transferred to CPE Monitor, verify the accuracy of your CPE Monitor profile prior to Live CE or Home Study CE deadlines. After these deadlines, ASHP is unable to transfer your CE credit hours to CPE Monitor.

  • NABP’s CPE Monitor, to process CE, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must enter an NABP e-Profile ID, birth month, and date in ASHP eLearning. After you have entered this information, it is saved for future CE processing. You may obtain your e-Profile ID at
  • Florida Department of Health Continuing Education Credits, Florida-licensed pharmacists must self-report their meeting continuing pharmacy education credit hours to CE Broker. ASHP is not offering Florida Consultant Pharmacy CE at this meeting.