Gloria Sachdev serves as President and CEO of the Employers’ Forum of Indiana, as Clinical Assistant Professor at Purdue College of Pharmacy, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine. The Employers’ Forum is a unique healthcare coalition consisting of self-insured employers, health plans, hospitals, physician groups, pharmacy benefit managers, pharmacies, and other interested parties who work collaboratively on initiatives to improve the value of heath care provided in Indiana. At Purdue, Dr. Sachdev serves as course director of a Health Policy Applications course, as preceptor for a legislative policy clerkship, and as instructor in Public Health and Marketing & Management courses.
Dr. Sachdev received her B.S.Pharm. and Pharm.D. degrees from the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy. She completed a primary care pharmacy residency at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Affairs Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. She then practiced for 12 years as a clinician in primary care physician offices at the VA in Madison, Wisconsin; at Scott & White Hospital and Clinics in Temple, Texas; and at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Indiana. She developed new clinical services at each of these clinics managing patients with chronic conditions under collaborative practice agreements. She stepped out of direct patient care to develop a consulting company in 2009. In this capacity she has partnered with numerous organizations nationally interested in developing sustainable business models for ambulatory care pharmacist services.
ASHP is Dr. Sachdev’s professional home. She currently serves as Chair of the Council on Public Policy and as member of AJHP’s Editorial Advisory Board. She has enjoyed serving ASHP for the past 10 years in a variety of roles including: Chair/Vice Chair for the Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Advisory Group on Compensation and Practice Sustainability and as Director-at-Large for the Section’s Executive Committee. She was a keynote speaker at ASHP’s inaugural Ambulatory Care Summit and has had the privilege of presenting and hosting numerous ambulatory care-related national programs and networking sessions with dear colleagues. Locally, she serves as Co-Chair of the Legislative and Regulatory Task Force for the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance (IPA), and as Board Member-at-Large for the Indiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She was honored to receive IPA’s President’s Award in 2011, IPA’s Excellence in Innovation Award in 2013, and became a Fellow of ASHP in 2016.