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Midyear Clinical Meeting Speaker Series: Drs. Angela Cheng-Lai and Angela Slampak-Cindric

November 29, 2023


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In anticipation of the Midyear Clinical Meeting, ASHP is hosting a series of podcasts focused on highlighting key sessions, hot topics and “can’t miss moments.” Hosted by Cynthia Von Heeringen, Education Director on the National Meetings Team at ASHP. On today’s episode we are sitting down with Drs. Angela Cheng-Lai and Angela Slampak-Cindric and learning more about their session, Simple Acts of Inclusion: Practice Advancement Begins with You. If you haven’t already, register for the Midyear clinical meeting today at


Angela Slampak-CindricAngela Slampak-Cindric, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, (she/her) received her PharmD from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a critical care pharmacist and director of the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at Geisinger Medical Center. She is a board-certified critical care pharmacist, pharmacotherapy specialist, and an active member of both ASHP and Society of Critical Care Medicine. She is passionate about critical care, teaching, and fostering the development of healthcare professionals.

Angela Cheng-LaiAngela Cheng-Lai, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, (she/her/hers) is a clinical pharmacist, an author, and a teacher. As a pharmacist, she ensures appropriate usage of medications in the acute care setting at Montefiore Medical Center. An author, Dr. Cheng-Lai published numerous original research and review articles in peer-reviewed journals. A passionate teacher, Dr. Cheng-Lai has precepted over 100 pharmacy residents/students in her Cardiology medicine rotation. She also teaches pharmacology to medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Cynthia Von HeeringenCynthia von Heeringen is a scientific project director, educational programs at ASHP and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing medical education, continuing professional development programs, and other clinical resources for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. This includes developing educational content for ASHP’s national meetings, industry supported activities, and certifications product line. With extensive experience in acute care clinical practice and operational supervision, she is passionate about medication safety and process optimization. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy.

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.