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The Ups and Downs of Pharmacist Career Ladders

Broadcast Date: June 23, 2022


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Please join us for an introduction to pharmacists career ladders, including their impact and benefits. This session will outline a pharmacist career ladder while providing insight into barriers and strategies for success with implementation.


Jordyn HigginsDr. Jordyn Higgins is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Practice in Oncology at Mercer University College of Pharmacy. As part of this role, she practices as an Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in a medical oncology clinic at Emory Winship Cancer Institute. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and completed her PGY-1 and PGY-2 training at Emory University Hospital Midtown/Emory Winship Cancer Institute.

Elizabeth JohnsonElizabeth Johnson is a critical care clinical pharmacist supervisor and emergency medicine clinical pharmacist at JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, TX. She completed a PGY1 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN and a PGY2 in Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit, MI. She served on the SAG on Emergency Medicine for 5 years and now serves on the SAG on Clinical Leadership.

Vicki BasalygaVicki Basalyga, PharmD, MAS, BCPS, BCPPS is the Director of Member Relations for the Clinical Specialists and Scientists at ASHP. In addition to her Director role, Vicki assists in clinical policy development as the Secretary for the Council on Therapeutics, serves as a representative for ASHP on numerous national clinical initiatives and works with members to create essential tools and resources for leaders, practitioners and educators.

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.