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Section Advisory Groups

ASHP's Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners has five Section Advisory Groups (SAG). These advisory groups help you engage with ASHP and colleagues who share the same interests as you.

SAG on Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy

Charge

To serve as member leaders to plan, create, and implement educational programming and to develop resources related to the clinical care of patients in the ambulatory care practice setting.  The primary area of emphasis shall be the management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular, anticoagulation, and specialty medications.

This SAG is designed for practitioners that are new to the ambulatory care practice setting (i.e. five years or less). 

Leadership

Chair

Lauren PamulaputiLauren Pamulapati, Pharm.D., BCACP
Assistant Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
Richmond, VA

Vice Chair

Adrian SandovalAdrian Sandoval, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Associate Professor
UTRGV School of Medicine
Edinburg, TX


View current SAG on Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy

SAG on Clinical Practice Advancement

Charge

To serve as member leaders to plan, create, and implement educational programming and to develop other resources to promote clinical practice advancement in the ambulatory setting and across the continuum of care. Areas of emphasis shall include workforce development, professional development (e.g., clinical peer review, grant writing), clinical practice development (e.g., care delivery model implementation), collaborative practice, prevention and wellness initiatives, chronic disease management, credentialing and privileging, population health, and legislative advocacy efforts.

This SAG is designed for the experienced ambulatory care practitioner as well as ambulatory care practice managers. 

*NEW* For the 2019 – 2020 year, the SAG on Clinical Practice Advancement will be structured as three workgroups, with a maximum of 6 members per workgroup.

  • Workgroup on Advocacy (e.g. working with state affiliates)

  • Workgroup on Ambulatory Care Practice Management (e.g. workforce development, metrics)

  • Workgroup on Operations and Logistics of Practice Management (e.g. peer review, utilization of learners and support staff)

Leadership

Chair

Kit WongKong Wong, Pharm.D., BCACP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Patient Aligned Care Team
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washsisngton, DC

Vice Chair

Eddie SaitoEdward Saito, Pharm.D., BCACP
Associate Professor
Pacific University
Hillsboro, OR

 
View current SAG on Clinical Practice Advancement Roster

SAG on Compensation and Practice Sustainability

Charge

To serve as member leaders to plan, create, and implement educational programming and to develop other resources to promote compensation & practice. Practices may include hospital-based outpatient clinics, physician-based outpatient clinics, community pharmacy-based clinics, consultant pharmacist services, accountable care organizations (ACOs), federally qualified health centers (FQHC), and employer-based services. Areas of emphasis shall include compensation related to reimbursement, cost-avoidance, and pay-for-performance; business plan development; c-suite engagement; population health and billing for professional pharmacy services.

Leadership

Chair

Amanda Martinez

Amanda MartinezPharm.D., BCACP, CPh
Pharmacotherapy Specialist
Tampa General Hospital
Tampa, FL


Vice Chair

Megan DorrellMegan Dorrell, Pharm.D., BCACP
Clinical Director, Ambulatory Care Services
Community Health Network
Indianapolis, IN


View current SAG on Compensation and Practice Sustainability Roster

SAG on Medication Management Services

Charge

To serve as member leaders to plan, create, and implement educational programming and to develop other resources related to medication management. Specific focus should be around promoting the initiation and implementation of medication therapy management services across the continuum of care and particularly within and between ambulatory care and community settings. Consideration should be given to issues such as: workforce and professional development, development of care delivery models, credentialing and privileging (community setting), population health, impact of and reporting on health outcomes, and legislative advocacy efforts. 

Leadership

Chair

Jessica BiancoJessica Bianco, Pharm.D., BCACP, CACP, CPh.
Pharmacotherapy Specialist - Ambulatory Care
Tampa General Hospital
Tampa, FL


Vice Chair

Martin BishopMartin Bishop, Pharm.D., M.S.
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD


View current SAG on Medication Management Services Roster

SAG on Pain Management and Palliative Care

Charge

To serve as member leaders to plan, create, and implement educational programming and develop resources for the Section regarding pain management and palliative care.  SAG may collaborate with ASHP regarding advocacy and policy opportunities related to pain management. 

Leadership

Chair

Jordan WulzJordan Wulz, Pharm.D.,MPH, BC-ADM
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, WI


Vice Chair

Kashelle LockmanKashelle Lockman, Pharm.D., M.A.
Clinical Assistant Professor 
University of Iowa College of  Pharmacy
Iowa City, IA


View current SAG on Pain Management and Palliative Care Roster

Roundtable Discussion Leaders

The Roundtable Discussion Leaders develop topics for discussion during their respective Section specific session at the Midyear Clinical Meeting or Summer Meeting. Facilitators will work with ASHP staff and Section members to organize and promote the session. As Facilitator, the member will assess emerging issues related to roundtable session topics as well as identify, share, and develop resources to enhance the ability of members to meet patient needs.

Please note that, if selected to serve as a facilitator, travel to the Midyear Clinical Meeting (MCM) or Summer Meeting (SM) is required as indicated below if the meeting is in-person.

Available Facilitator options:

  • Ambulatory Care Clinical Practice Advancement (combined networking/poster session) MCM
  • Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy MCM
  • Billing and Reimbursement MCM
  • Pain Management in the Ambulatory Care Setting MCM
  • Outpatient pharmacy services (academic, community, retail) SM
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