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Successful Succession Planning – A Key to a Strong Leadership Team

July 10, 2023


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Describe the keys to success for succession planning with the pharmacy enterprise to solidify a strong leadership team.   Share internal and external tools available to engage emerging leaders to promote professional growth.  Share success stories of individuals that have received the benefit of deliberate succession planning.


Amanda TroupAmanda Troup, PharmD, BCPS, (she/her) received her PharmD from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy followed by the completion of PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Mercy Hospital Springfield. After residency, Amanda launched into leadership as a pharmacy supervisor, eventually overseeing 5 hospital-based pharmacy locations. Amanda is currently the clinical manager for acute care pharmacy, PGY1 pharmacy practice residency program director, and pharmacy student intern program coordinator at Mercy Hospital Springfield in Springfield, MO. 

Daniel GoodDaniel Good, MS, RPh, FASHP, (he/his) is a consumer and advocate of patient focused clinical pharmacy services; dedicated to the mentoring of pharmacy practice residents & students. As past president of the Missouri-Pharmacy-Association and the Missouri-Society of Health-System Pharmacists, he holds the Garrison Achievement Award. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Daniel is Vice President-Pharmacy for Mercy with responsibilities for hospital-based medication management, 340b and centralized repackaging across Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas. 

Kristen ThompsonKristen Thompson, PharmD, (she/her) is a current PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy resident at several Mercy Clinics in Springfield, MO. She is a graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy and completed her first year of residency as a Community-Based Pharmacy Resident at MU Health Care in Columbia, MO. Her pharmacy goals include creating a better bridge between ambulatory and community care to increase patient access to care and teaching and precepting the next generation of pharmacists. 


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.