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Leadership in Pharmacy: Lifelong Learning

July 20, 2023


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This podcast, produced by ASHP’s Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residents’ Collaborative (PALRC), delivers an engaging interview with two distinguished pharmacy leaders who have embraced lifelong learning to serve the profession. Jordan Dow and Majid Tanas share their approaches and discuss the importance of lifelong learning. 


Majid TanasMajid R. Tanas, PharmD, MHA, MS, FASHP, (he/him) is the Vice President of Pharmacy/Chief Pharmacy Officer at Legacy Health in Portland, Oregon. He is an experienced Pharmacy Executive with numerous leadership positions at AMCs, Federal, and Community Health-Systems. His administrative interests include leadership development, operations, patient safety, and regulatory compliance. During his career, he has helped lead teams in building systems to meet the growing patient care needs and has spent much of his career establishing new service lines. 

Rebekah PlacideRebekah Placide, PharmD, MS, (she/her) completed her PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Residency and M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at UNC in 2023. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University for her undergraduate studies and obtained her PharmD from High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy. During residency, Dr. Placide served as the Resident Manager of Perioperative Services at UNC Medical Center, where she oversaw HR operations and daily workflow of 7 direct reports. She currently serves as the Pharmacy Manager of Sterile Products and Perioperative Services at UNC Health REX. 

Jordan DowJordan Dow, PharmD, MS, FACHE, (he/him) serves as vice president and chief pharmacy officer for Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin. Jordan completed his didactic education and residency training at the University of Wisconsin. He has held progressive pharmacy leadership roles in multiple integrated delivery networks during his career. Jordan is an active leader within ASHP, Vizient, PSW and ACHE. In his free time, Jordan enjoys playing sports and spending time with his wife and two daughters. 

Becca McCaugheyBecca McCaughey, PharmD, MPH, MS, BCPS, (she/her) is a Pharmacy Supply Chain Manager at The University of Kansas Health System. She is also a past member of ASHP Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residents’ Collaborative (PALRC).   


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.