Why Attend

For 26 years, the Conference for Pharmacy Leaders has provided an unparalleled educational forum for leaders at all levels to learn, network, and engage with other pharmacy professionals as you acquire new skills and strategies to enhance your practice. This conference is designed to provide a broad audience of pharmacy leaders with outstanding educational programming and networking opportunities.

Who Should Attend?

  • New pharmacy leaders
  • Experienced pharmacy leaders
  • Pharmacists interested in leadership roles
  • Managers
  • Directors
  • Chief Pharmacy Officers
  • Residents interested in leadership or administration

Meeting Features

The two most cited benefits by past attendees are the topic selection and networking opportunities.

Topics for this conference are developed by an educational steering committee heavily involved in pharmacy practice management to ensure that sessions address the most pressing issues facing pharmacy leaders. Select from 12 breakout sessions featuring in-depth, workshop style discussion. All sessions focus on problem-solving and offer opportunities to network with colleagues, while focusing on what is most important to your practice.

Engaging Plenary Sessions

The Conference for Pharmacy Leaders welcomes keynote speaker, Ali H. Ghaffari, M.A. Phil, Theo, President, Aeterni Patris Leadership Consulting with his presentation titled Target Lock: Lifelong Leadership Strategies with a Focus on Success.

Jeff Little, Pharm.D., M.P.H., BCPS, FACHE, FASHP, Directory of Pharmacy, Saint Luke’s Hospital moderates a session on Monday titled, Advocacy Strategies for Leaders

Brenda Battle, M.B.A., B.S.N. – Senior Vice President, Community Health Transformation and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, The University of Chicago Medicine moderates a session titled, Still Missing the Mark: How Focus on Diversity and Equity Can Close the Gap!

Kevin Carter – Philanthropist, Kevin Carter Foundation leads a session titled, Playbook for a Leadership Legacy.

Women in Pharmacy Leadership Roundtable Discussion

The Women in Pharmacy Leadership Roundtable allows participants to learn from each other’s experiences while discussing topics such as collaboration, leadership, work-life balance, presence and self-awareness, and empowerment and advocacy, as they relate to women in the pharmacy profession.

Included with Registration

  • Earn up to 9.5 hours of continuing education
  • Complete access to all sessions and session materials
  • Evening reception on Monday
  • Continental breakfast on Monday and Tuesday
  • Poster session
  • Engaging plenary sessions with renowned speakers