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Well-Being & Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's Story of Success

Broadcast Date: May 22, 2023


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Stephen Deptola, PharmD, and Bri Hemmann, PharmD, BCPPS, join us today to share their experience of creating, implementing, and continuing to challenge or adjust their resident wellness curriculum at his Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Resident well-being is a major aspect of ASHP’s new standards and successful, tactful integration of these programs is critical to preventing burnout and creating well-rounded, successful practitioners.


Stephen DeptolaStephen Deptola, PharmD is a Pediatric Critical Care Pharmacist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. After completing his residency training, where he served as Chief Resident, he understood the importance of and began to pursue his professional interest in Well-Being and resiliency for pharmacy residents. In addition to his Well-Being and resiliency efforts, he has served as a PGY2 preceptor, served on the Residency Advisory Council, and served as a "Cultural Champion" for the pharmacy department in promoting diversity and equity in health care

Bri HemmannBri Hemmann, PharmD, BCPPS received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Her PGY1 pharmacy residency was completed at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO, and her PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC. She is a board certified pediatric pharmacotherapy specialist and currently practices in the NICU at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Bridget BettsBridget Betts is a 2023 PharmD Candidate at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. At the time of the recording, she was working as an ASHP extern with the Office of Member Relations.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.