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Burnout and Stress in Community Pharmacy

May 15, 2023


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Join this panel of pharmacists for a review of the difference between burnout and stress, examples in the community pharmacy setting, and ways to cope with stress and burnout on the individual and organizational level.


Melissa D. Curtis earned a PharmD from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy. She is the compounding pharmacist in charge at Diamond Pharmacy Services and is responsible for ensuring the company’s compliance of USP chapters <795>, <797>, and <800>. She is currently licensed in PA, TN, OH, VT, and GA and has served on the ASHP Section of Community Pharmacy Practitioners Advisory Group Committee (2022-2023 term). She completed the ASHP Well-Being Ambassador inaugural class in 20

Eriny VictorEriny Victor earned her PharmD from the University of Maryland - Baltimore in 2004. Her first job as a pharmacist was at the inpatient pharmacy of the Frederick Memorial Hospital. Later, she moved to Giant Pharmacy where she worked as a part-time pharmacist. In 2004, she started working at Kaiser Permanente in the MidAtlantic States as a staff pharmacist and has worked there since then. Eriny enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Ana MiladinovicAna Miladinovic is a clinical pharmacist at Stanford Children’s Hospital. Since moving to the United States as a foreign graduate pharmacist, she has spent almost 15 years in outpatient pharmacy serving communities in different roles from staff pharmacists to management positions. Passion and advocacy for the pharmacy profession led her to be involved and volunteer at ASHP and other professional organizations. She has served as a member of the community pharmacists section for education, training and communications.

Kelsey Ernst obtained her PharmD from the Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 community pharmacy residency with University of Michigan Health and is a current PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy resident with the same institution. Her professional interests are academia, ambulatory care, rural health, and transitions of care.

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.