Past Events

5
August2021
August Board of Directors MeetingFirst Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
In-person and virtual event.
7:30pm – 9:00pm
12
August2021
Health and Wellness Interprofessional Series: Macro and Micronutrients: Food and Dietary Supplements CESpeaker: Hillary B Sachs, MS, RD, CSO, CDN Board Certified Oncology Dietitian
In-person and virtual event.
[Click here] to view our top takeaways from this CE.
[Click here] to check out the recording on Youtube if you missed the event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
19
August2021
Health and Wellness Interprofessional Series: Skincare and Skincare Products CESpeaker: Juri Chung, PharmD
In-person and virtual event.
[Click here] to view our top takeaways from this CE.
[Click here] to check out the recording on Youtube if you missed the event.
6:30pm – 9:00pm
26
August2021
Practical Considerations in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Management Speaker: Arunabh Talwar, MD, Director Advanced Lung Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Program, North Shore University Hospital
In-person event.
6:30pm – 8:00pm
2
September2021
September Board of Directors Meeting Second Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
Virtual event.
7:30pm – 8:00pm
9
September2021
New Practitioner’s Game Night CEThe New Practitioners Committee held an exciting game night!
This event was open to all members (pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists) to engage a fun Game Night CE. This was a great evening of educational and interactive questions, followed by a 1 hour medication safety CE.
In-person and virtual event.
7:00pm – 8:30pm
16
September2021
New Directions in Influenza Management: The Pharmacist’s Guide to Patient Identification, Testing, and Antiviral UseSpeaker: James S. Lewis II, PharmD, FIDSA. Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Supervisor Co-Director of Antibiotic Stewardship Departments of Pharmacy & Infectious Diseases Oregon Health & Science University
In-person event.
6:30pm – 8:30pm
23
September2021
Teamwork Perks : Collaborative Drug Therapy ManagementSpeaker: Joshua Rickard, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, BCPS, CDCES
Review select landmark trials leading to the generalized acceptance of pharmacist collaborative practice agreements (CPA) and evidence surrounding the use of Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Pharmacists.
In-person and virtual event.
[Click here] to view our top takeaways from this CE.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
25
September2021
Adventure Park Long IslandThe Wellbeing and Resilience Committee planned an Adventure Park Retreat for team building, with outdoor climbing courses, 14 treetop trails, and zip-lining! For more details about this site, please visit https://myadventurepark.com/location/wheatley-heights-ny/.
In-person, trust-building, fun-outing event!
9:30am – 2:00pm
28
September2021
Seeing Through the Eyes of ChildrenInterprofessional Collaboration with SUNY College of Optometry, Luminary Speaker Series (non-CE event)
Speaker: Viola Kanevsky, OD, Acurity NYC and President of the New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA)
SUNY College of Optometry & The Fred Hollows Foundation team up on a discussion of children’s eye health around the globe including what parents and educators should know.
Virtual event.
7:00pm – 9:00pm
30
September2021
Health Equity LGBTQIA+ Series: Caring for Transgender PatientsSpeakers: Jay Holloway, PharmD; Roxanne Winston, RN, MPH; Insung Min, MD, MPH, AAHIVM
This program is in collaboration with the New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NYCSHP), the Coalition for Advancement of Pharmacy Practice (CAP), Western Society of Health-System Pharmacists (WNYSHP), New York State-American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacists (NYS-ACCP), and Pharmacy Society of the State of New York (PSSNY).
In-person and virtual event.
6:30pm – 8:30pm
7
October2021
October Board of Directors MeetingThird Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
In-person and virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
12
October2021
Pharmacist’s Role in Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming CareSpeaker: Anthony Gerber, PharmD
CE event presented by The Royal Counties.
Virtual event.
6:30pm – 7:30pm
14
October2021
Annual Autumn Exhibit and Medication Safety CESpeaker: Jenna Merandi, PharmD, MS, CPPS. Medication Safety Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
NYCSHP’s newly renamed annual fall event (previously called “Industry Relations Dinner”). This is a great event which included exhibits from several industry partners, followed by a medication safety CE and dinner. Our speaker presented a CE on the “Impact of Harm: Supporting the Second Victim.”
Come out and network with our society’s diverse group of pharmacy personnel, including clinical pharmacists, operational pharmacists, managers, directors, technicians, pharmacy residents, and students from the New York metropolitan area, as well as other neighboring chapters.
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In-person and virtual event.
[Click here] to view our top takeaways from this CE.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
20
October2021
Health and Wellness Interprofessional Series: The Eyes Have it, Eye Health Care CENYCSHP and NYSOA Health and Wellness Interprofessional CE
Speakers: Viola Kanevsky, OD, Thuy Tran, OD, and Emily Topi, OD
NYCSHP partnered with the New York Society of Optometric Association (NYSOA) in our Interprofessional Health and Wellness Series! Our speakers discussed eye anatomy, eye exams, eye health, dietary considerations, common eye diseases, and preventative health.
In-person and virtual event.
[Click here] to view our top takeaways from this CE.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
24
October2021
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention WalkOur Special Projects and Community Outreach co-chairs Rebecca Chu and Cerris Chung organized a great community walk event. Our NYCSHP Team walked and volunteered for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Out of the Darkness Community Walk to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention.
10:00am – 1:00pm
29
October2021
NYCSHP Regional Interview Workshop (non-CE)NYCSHP members provided feedback and mentorship to review CVs, letters of intent, and provided advice to prepare students for interviews to residency and fellowship training, applying and interviewing to jobs, and to new opportunities. This mentor opportunity is an asynchronous activity.
31
October2021
NYCSHP Tote Bag FundraiserOur Special Projects and Community Outreach Committee is holding a NYCSHP tote bag fundraiser for our organization with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Heart of Dinner (https://www.heartofdinner.org), a nonprofit organization dedicated to fight food insecurity for Asian American seniors in the Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens area. We will also be supporting the vendor, Lemon & Lime Tree, a small business owner and a fellow pharmacist. This fundraiser ran through October 31st.
4
November2021
November Board of Directors MeetingFourth Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
Virtual event.
7:00pm – 8:00pm
9
November2021
Clinical Pearl Jam SessionOur Student Relations Committee (Director: Matthew Li, Co-Chairs: Elsie Wong and Vanessa Xu) hosted an exciting clinical pearls jam session presented by our amazing pharmacy students.
In-person and virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
11
November2021
How to Promote Successful Learning with Effective Feedback CESpeaker: Angela Cheng-Lai, PharmD, BCPS
Join us for an insightful CE event organized by our Preceptor Development Committee (Co-Chairs: Yi Guo and Nicole Daukshus).
In-person and virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
18
November2021
Health and Wellness Interprofessional Series: Foundation of Chinese Traditional Medicine CESpeaker: Jason Hou, PharmD, DiplOM, LAc
In-person and virtual event.
[Click here] to view our top takeaways from this CE.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
24
November2021
Flash Fleece FundraiserOur Special Projects and Community Outreach Committee is holding a FLASH fleece fundraiser! Proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Cycle for Survival (to support rare cancer research). With each $50 donation, you will receive a NYCSHP fleece. For an additional $5, you can embroider your fleece with your name and credentials/role/title. This fundraiser ran until November 24th.
10
December2021
NYCSHP Virtual Toy DriveOur Special Projects and Community Outreach has initiated a NYCSHP Virtual Toy Drive! All proceeds from this NYCSHP Virtual Toy Drive will benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Program. 
Join us to help millions of less fortunate children share in the magic of the holidays. Donate a special toy online today! 
More details can be seen in this link: NYCSHP Virtual Toy Drive Page
This NYSCHP virtual toy drive ran through December 10th.
6
January2022
January Board of Directors MeetingFifth Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
Virtual event.
6:30pm – 7:30pm
13
January2022
NYCSHP Etiquette Dinner (non-CE)Attend NYCSHP’s Etiquette Dinner to learn more about dining etiquette and table manners, which will be useful for any upcoming interviews! You’ll learn helpful tips to make a favorable and lasting impression!
In-person event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
27
January2022
Cyber Security in a Healthcare System CE*This CE was postponed to another future date due to unforeseen circumstances; however, a dinner-networking event was still held featuring a presentation from our industry sponsor for the night.
In-person event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
3
February2022
February Board of Directors MeetingSixth Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
Virtual event.
6:30pm – 7:30pm
8
February2022
Pharmacy Advocacy: If Not You, Who?New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) Advocacy Week CE
Speakers: Samantha Paone, PharmD, BCPS and Rachel Quinn, PharmD, BCACP, AE-C
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
28
February2022
NYCSHP Foodie Series: Cooking NYCSHP Part 1In this series, a talented member will host a 30–45-minute cooking/baking lesson virtually through Zoom.
Part 1: Our first host was NYCSHP President, Jamie Chin-Hon. She cooked a seared salmon salad. All proceeds went towards Cycle for Survival. We encouraged members and non-members to sign up for the event and join us for an interactive cooking night!
Virtual event.
6:30pm – 7:15pm
3
March2022
March Board of Directors MeetingSeventh Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
In-person and virtual event.
6:30pm – 8:30pm
10
March2022
NYCSHP Health and Wellness: Cyber SecuritySpeaker: Lamarr Thorton, Cyber Security Engineer, Healthfirst
In-person and virtual event.
6:30pm – 8:30pm
15
March2022
NYCSHP Foodie Series: Cooking NYCSHP Part 2In this series, a talented member will host a 30–45-minute cooking/baking lesson virtually through Zoom.
Part 2: Our second host was NYCSHP Industry Relations and Digital Solutions Chair, So Yi Lam. So Yi instructed on how to make a chimichurri steak with a vegetable melody side. All proceeds went towards Action Against Hunger. We encouraged members and non-members to sign up for the event and join us for an interactive cooking night!
Virtual event.
6:30pm – 7:30pm
17
March2022
BCPS Review Session 1: Acute care in cardiology, infectious diseases I, biostatistics, critical care, regulatory, endocrine, pediatrics, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics /pharmacogenomics, and nephrology (non-CE)Speakers: Juri Chung, Terrence McSweeney, Rebecca Chu, Eric Zhu, Lilia Davenport, Jaclyn Hess, Tamara Hernandez, Matthew Oswald, and Mateusz Niewinski
Virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
24
March2022
BCPS Review Session 2: Chronic care in cardiology, infectious diseases II, oncology, anticoagulation, psychiatry, pulmonary, gout, immunizations, gastroenterology, and geriatrics (non-CE)Speakers: Shanice Coriolan, Nadeem Baalbaki, Grashma Vadakkel, Jillian Gutierrez, Cerris Chung, Mabel Chan, Vicky Liu, Shireen Farzadeh
Virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
4
April2022
NYCSHP Foodie Series: Paint and SundaeThe Special Projects and Community Service Chairs in conjunction with the Well-Being and Resilience Chairs hosted a Paint and Sundae event at Muse PaintBar in TriBeCa. This was a professional live in-person event with an instructor and sundaes (included)! NYCSHP donated $10 for each registrant to Cycle for Survival.
In-person event.
6:30pm – 9:30pm
14
April2022
NYCSHP Membership Drive and Professional PhotoshootPhotographer: Matthew Li, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
NYCSHP held an April Membership Drive! This event was opened to all members and non-members who are interested in learning more about NYCSHP. After our sponsored program we had our very own, Matthew Li, take professional headshots for all attendees. Headshots were FREE for all members and non-members who sign up to join NYCSHP!
In-person event.
6:30pm – 8:30pmNYU Langone
435 East 30th Street
New York, NY 10016
18
April2022
NYCSHP Foodie Series: Cooking NYCSHP Part 3In this series, a talented member will host a 30–45-minute cooking/baking lesson virtually through Zoom.
Part 3: Our third hosts were Jeffrey Tan, PharmD and NYCSHP’s Special Projects and Community Outreach co-chair, Cerris Chung, PharmD, BCACP. They cooked a delicious creamy kimchi pasta with bacon. All proceeds went towards supporting World Central Kitchen to provide hot meals to Ukrainians at the border. We encouraged members and non-members to sign up for the event and join us for an interactive cooking night!
Virtual event.
6:30pm – 7:30pm
28
April2022
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension CESpeaker: Arunabh Talwar, MD
Please note: this grant CE program is available to pharmacists with an active New York State license. The guidelines of the accreditor do not include retired pharmacists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, or administrative staff.
In-person event.
6:00pm – 7:30pm
5
May2022
May Board of Directors MeetingEighth and last Board of Directors & Committee Chairs meeting for the 2021-2022 year.
In-person and virtual event.
6:30pm – 8:30pm
12
May2022
Health Equity: Inter-professional Collaboration to Increase Health Care AccessNYCSHP (in collaboration with WCSHP) CE
Speakers: Manouchkathe Cassagnol, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP, FACC, FAHA; Steven Auerbach, MD; Torian Easterling, MD, MPH
Our Health Equity Chair, Dr. Elsen Jacob, moderated our May Health Equity CE program with Drs. Steve Auerbach, Manouchkathe Cassagnol, and Torian Easterling.
In-person and virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
14
May2022
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cycle For SurvivalIt’s that time of the year! NYCSHP created a team for Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cycle For Survival Fundraiser! This was an event that raised funds in support of life saving cancer research. 100% of the funds went to new and better treatment options – so no amount is too small & it all adds up!
In-person event.
8:00am – 12:00pmHudson Yards, NY

Other Societies’ events

22
October2021
Westchester County (WCSHP) Masquerade GalaAdvertisement Flyer: See Advertisement Here
6:00pm – 10:00pm
4
November2021
Preparing Pharmacists for the New and Emerging Treatment Landscape of Waldenström Macroglobulinemia (Sponsored by Pharmacy Times)Long Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists (LISHP) Monthly Webinar CE
Speaker: Victoria R. Nachar, PharmD, BCOP
In-person event.
6:00pm – 9:00pm
8
November2021
Medical Marijuana in NY State CENew York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) Monthly Webinar CE
Speaker: Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD, MS
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
16
November2021
Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics Approach to Antibiotic Therapy in the Critically IllRoyal Counties Monthly Webinar CE
Speaker: Justin Andrade, PharmD, BCIDP
Virtual event.
6:00pm – 7:30pm
9
December2021
Mastering the Art of HAART: Updates in HIVWestchester County Society of Health-system Pharmacists (WCSHP) Monthly CE
Speaker: Hongkai (Jack) Bao, PharmD, BCIDP
In-person event.
6:00 – 9:00PM
13
December2021
Digital Divide in the Health Care Delivery of Older Adults CELong Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists (LISHP) Monthly CE
Speaker: Manouchkathe Cassagnol, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP, CTTS, FACC, FAHA
In-person event.
6:00PM – 8:00PM
14
December2021
Extinguishing Burn Out CENew York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) Monthly Webinar CE
Speaker: Danielle L. Cabral, PharmD, AAHIVP and Rebecca M. Khaimova, PharmD, BCACP
Virtual event.
12:00 – 1:00PM
15
December2021
PCSK9, Is It Time? The Role of PCSK9 Inhibitors in Clinical Therapy (presented by Dr. Rahul Juta) & Alternative Agents in Acute Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (presented by Dr. Kaitlin Halligan)Western Society of Health-System Pharmacists Monthly Webinar CE
Speakers: Dr. Rahul Juta, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center; Dr. Kaitlin Halligan, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital
Virtual event.
12:00 – 1:00PM
6
January2022
Updates in the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease (presented by Dr. Aleah Gromanand) and Use of Magnesium for Acute Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation (presented by Dr. Chelsea Barvian)Western Society of Health-System Pharmacists Monthly Webinar CE
Speakers: Dr. Aleah Gromanand, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital; Chelsea Barvian, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Buffalo General Medical Center
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
11
January2022
NYSCHP Geriatric Miniseries – Part 1New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) Education and Professional Development Committee Geriatric Miniseries CE
Title: Falling Short of Medications: The Role of Pharmacists in Preventing Falls among Older Adults
Speaker: Shireen Farzadeh, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Title: Geriatric Emergencies – What Medications Cause Issues and ED Visits in the Older Patient and What Medications are Used in Emergent Situations in the ED
Speaker: John Noviasky, PharmD, BS, FNYSCHP, BCPS
Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Virtual event.
7:00pm – 9:00pm
12
January2022
Hit Me with your Best Shot: A Review of the COVID-19 VaccinesRoyal Counties Monthly Webinar CE
Speaker: Justin Andrade, PharmD, BCIDP
Virtual event.
6:00pm – 7:00pm
12
January2022
Pharmacist’s Role in Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming CareLong Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists (LISHP) Monthly CE
Speaker: Anthony Gerber, PharmD
Virtual event.
6:00pm – 7:30pm
19
January2022
NYSCHP Geriatric Miniseries – Part 2New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) Education and Professional Development Committee Geriatric Miniseries CE
Title: Psychotropic Drug Use in LTC Settings- It’s Getting Another Look!
Speaker: Robert Accetta, RPh, C-MTM, BCGP, FASCP
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Title: Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD): A Cruel and Often Misdiagnosed, Mistreated Form of Dementia 
Speaker: Kelly Ulen, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP
Time: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Virtual event.
7:00pm – 9:00pm
26
January2022
Pharmacy of the Future: It’s Closer than you Think! (non-CE)NYSCHP (New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists) Leadership Development Committee
Speaker: Leigh Briscoe-Dwyer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, System Director of Pharmacy, UHS
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
27
January2022
An Update on Pharmacist-Provided Immunizations and COVID-19 Therapeutic(s)Northeastern Society of Health-system Pharmacists (NE-NYSCHP)
Speaker: See-Won Seo, PharmD, BCACP
Virtual event.
5:30pm – 6:30pm
16
February2022
A Review of Flu Vaccine Recommendations for the 2021-2022 SeasonLong Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists (LISHP) Program
Speaker: Carrie Koenigsfeld, PharmD, FAPhA
In-person and virtual event.
6:00pm – 9:00pm
24
February2022
A Balancing Act: Safe opioid prescribing and opioid stewardship in the hospital settingWestchester County Society of Health-system Pharmacists (WCSHP) CE
Speaker: Alexandra Varga, PharmD
Virtual event.
7:00pm – 8:00pm
8
March2022
Anthony T. Buatti Pharmacy Resident Research CE SymposiumLong Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists (LISHP) CE
In-person event.
6:00pm – 9:00pm
9
March2022
Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia & Turning down the SPICE: An Update to the IDSA Guidelines for the Treatment of Gram-Negative Resistant InfectionsWestern NY State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (WNYSCHP) CE
Speakers: Dr. Benjamin Zak, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Mercy Hospital of Buffalo & Dr. Oluwafemi Popoola, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
10
March2022
Best Practices in Establishing a Controlled Substance Diversion Surveillance ProcessNYSCHP Education and Professional Development Committee
Speaker: Amisha Arya, PharmD, BCSCP, CJCP, Director of Pharmacy, Regulatory and Compliance, NYU Langone Health
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
15
March2022
Adult, Adolescent and Childhood Vaccination Schedules: A Review of Immunization SchedulesRoyal Counties Society of Health-system Pharmacists
Speaker: Keith T. Veltri, BPharm, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Virtual event.
6:00pm – 8:30pm
30
March2022
Pharmacy Enterprise – 2022: Managing Cost to Optimize RevenueNew York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) Lunch with a Leader
Speaker: Curt Haas, PharmD, FCCP (Director of Pharmacy at University of Rochester Medical Center)
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
8 – 10
April2022
NYSCHP Annual AssemblyThe 60th Annual Assembly – “Advancing Pharmacy: Together We Can Do Great Things” was held in Saratoga Springs, NY.
In-person event.
April 8- 10Saratoga Springs, NY
11
May2022
Anticoagulation in Pediatrics – What’s New? Northeastern Society of Health-system Pharmacists (NE-NYSCHP) CE
Speaker: Courtney Barkoff, PharmD (PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Albany Med Health System)
Virtual event.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
11
May2022
A Time and Place for Acute Stroke ManagementLong Island Society of Health-system Pharmacists (LISHP) CE
Speaker: Ilana Gimelbrand, PharmD
In-person event.
6:00pm – 9:00pm