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Pharmacy Executive Leadership Alliance®



The Pharmacy Executive Leadership Alliance – PELA® – is an initiative from ASHP designed specifically for chief pharmacy officers and multi-hospital system pharmacy executive leaders. PELA® events create opportunities to share issues and innovations through peer-to-peer and non-traditional education to enhance participants’ ability to meet the demands of highly complex vertically and horizontally integrated networks and multi-hospital health systems.   

PELA® offerings include leadership development training for pharmacy executives; educational services, namely, workshops, seminars, summits, roundtables and panel discussions in the field of pharmacy management; and providing information in the nature of surveys, reports, research papers, legislative analysis reports, and forecast reports in the field of health care and pharmacy management in the form of online non-downloadable publications information; business management information; and online health care information. 

Pharmacy Executive Leadership Alliance – PELA® experiences include:

Participation in exchange of strategies through live and virtual formats

  • Annual Leadership Summit at ASHP
  • Virtual roundtables
  • Invitational events at ASHP national meetings

Exclusive ASHP policy analyses and national practice survey results

  • Analyses of trends impacting large health-systems
  • Strategic forecasting
  • National surveys 

Leadership impact through innovation

  • Research and publications addressing issues for the Pharmacy Executive Leadership Alliance – PELA®
  • Identification of new products and services
  • Interprofessional and industry partnerships

Advocacy impacting large health systems

  • Legislative, regulatory and health policy analyses
  • ASHP influence to impact change
  • Strategic partnerships and collaborations

Participation in networking of additional Leadership Panels

  • Ambulatory Care Services System Leader
  • Clinical Services and/or Formulary Management System Leader
  • Compliance, Regulatory, and 340B System Leader
  • Informatics and Technology System Leader
  • Medication Safety System Leader
  • Outpatient/Community Pharmacy Services System Leader
  • Population Health System Leader
  • Residency Program Management System Leader
  • Specialty Pharmacy System Leader
  • Supply Chain Management System Leader

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