Available Until 5/31/2026

ASHP Safety and Quality Residency Gems

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners, Section Advisory Group on Medication Safety

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-23-091-H05-P
Release Date:  5/31/2023
Expiration Date: 5/31/2026 
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.5 contact hour, (0.15 CEU)
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview 

The Safety and Quality Residency Gems will highlight PGY1 and PGY2 residency projects that improve medication safety in their organizations. This session will showcase projects that are innovative, required multidisciplinary collaboration, and show substantial improvements to the medication use process. 

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of clinicians and administrators involved in developing and implementing quality and safety projects.

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to…

  • Identify innovative medication safety initiatives in health-system pharmacy practice.
  • Give example(s) of strategies to prevent patient harm.
  • Describe a safety improvement program that overcomes a clinical or operational safety issue. 

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

Christina Baroody, PharmD
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Investigational Drugs and Research)
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 

Melissa Jeghers, PharmD
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Pediatrics)
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Cleveland, OH 

T.J. Martley, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Medication-Use Safety and Quality)
The University of Kansas Health System
Kansas City, KS 

Purav Mehta, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
El Camino Health
Mountain View, CA 

Anna Diyamandoglu, PharmD
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Medication-Use Safety and Policy)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY 

Lena Chaitesipaseut, PharmD, MBA
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Medication-Use Safety and Quality)
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Pharmacy Operations and Services
Oakland, CA 

Rachael Stone, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Clinical Pharmacogenomics)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN 

Sean Dempter, BCPS
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Lankenau Medical Center
Wynnewood, PA 

Lalah Ali-Syed
PGY2 Pharmacy Resident (Medication-Use Safety and Quality)
INOVA Health System
Fairfax, VA 


Heather DossetPharmD, MHA, BCPS, CPHQ
Medication Safety Pharmacist
Ascension St. Vincent
Indianapolis, IN 

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP Learning Center. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.