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2019 PSW Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency & KI Convention Center333 Main St
Green Bay, WI 54301


The PSW room block at the Hyatt Regency is open through August 21st. Room rates start at $135/night + tax. 

To make your hotel reservation, please click here for the Hyatt's online reservation system. 

Please note the Green Bay Packers have a home game on Sept. 15th and hotel rooms will be in high demand. We recommend making your hotel reservation as soon as possible. 

If you need additional assistance, please contact the Hyatt Regency at 1-800-233-1234.



Thursday, September 12

7:30 am – 3:00 pm  Immunization Delivery for Pharmacists separate registration required; click link for more information
Mary Hayney and Chris Klink
10:00 am – 4:00 pm  Pharmacy Foundation Golf Outing
Thornberry Creek
4:30 pm 6:00 pm Registration Open
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
This casual reception provides all meeting attendees the opportunity to enjoy drinks, appetizers, and conversation with one another.


Friday, September 13
6:45 am – 5:15 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 8:00 am

Legislative Breakfast
Danielle Womack, MPH, Vice President of Public Affairs, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
Plan to attend this annual function and receive a quick briefing on important health policy issues.

General Sessions - Friday  
8:30 am – 9:45 am One Voice. One Vision. One Team. Keynote Address
10:00 am – 11:30 am Public Health Imperative - Leveraging Pharmacies and Pharmacy Departments to Move the Needle
Moderator: Sarah Sorum, PharmD, Senior Vice President of Professional Services, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
Luncheon Programming - Friday  
11:00 am – 11:45 am  Ambulatory Care Advisory Board (ACAB) Orientation (invitation only)
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Poster Session & Lunch - click here to submit an abstract (due August 2)
11:30 am – 3:15 pm Exhibit Showcase
11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Incyte Exhibit Theater Lunch: Treatment Considerations in Polycythemia Vera and Myelofibrosis: A Clinical Update 

Dr. Ali McBride, PharmD, MS< BCOP, FASHP, FAzPA
University Arizona Cancer Center, AZ

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Novo Nordisk Exhibit Theater Lunch

11:45 am – 1:15 pm Ambulatory Care Advisory Board (ACAB) Meeting (invitation only)
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Independents Networking Session & CPESN WI Discussion
Concurrent Sessions - Friday  
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Health-System Pharmacy Leadership Forum 

Forum Session Part 1: Diversion Prevention Session
Participate in roundtable discussions surrounded on diversion prevention.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how technology can be leveraged to aid in diversion prevention.
  • Identify various diversion prevention structures for organizations.
  • Review cultures of reporting at different organizations.

Forum Session Part 2: Issues Discussion Session
Participate in roundtable discussions on a variety of current pharmacy practice and leadership challenges. ­
Discussion topics will include:

  • Technician Recruitment
  • Regulatory Changes (i.e. USP 797/800)
  • Data Usage and Metrics  
  • Pharmacist Credentialing (i.e. Board Certification)
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Making It Clear, Improving Adherence: A Patient-Centered Approach to Improving Prescription Labels and Sigs 
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Big Challenges in Small Packages: Updates in Pediatric Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy
Tracy Zembles, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
Pharmacist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

New Pharmacist Billing Opportunities - DSMES, CCM, and More Oh My!

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Risky Business: Contemporary Risk Mitigation Strategies for Chronic Opioid Use
Jordan Wulz, PharmD, MPH, BC-ADM, CHC
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Concordia Univeristy Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Mequon

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Developing Efficiencies in Your Immunization Services, Using WIR Functionality
Wisconsin Immunization Program, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Diabetes Guideline Updates Resource Toolkit
Denise Pigarelli, PharmD, BC-ADM, RPh 
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

Maralena Taube, DPH-4
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

Networking - Friday  
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Medication Safety Round Tables
Lead by Kristin Hanson

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Wisconsin Health Literacy Patient-Centered Medication Labels Program Participants Meeting (invitation only)
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Merck Exhibit Theater Happy Hour:A Treatment Option for HABP/VABP

David Ritchie, PharmD
Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the St Louis College of Pharmacy.

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Abbvie Exhibit Theater Happy Hour
Herbert S. Coussons, MD, FACOG

Bellin Memorial Hospital & St. Vincent's Hospital, Green Bay, WI
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Kappa Psi Reception - Hyatt Regency Pub
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Phi Delta Chi Reception - Titletown Brewery
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Friday Night Party - KI Convention Center
PSW is bringing the party to you! Dress in your Green and Gold or like you are cheering for your favorite sports team, and bring your family or your pharmily, for a night of fun and games. Tailgate-themed fare is on the dinner menu. This event is included in your full and Friday-only registration. *Additional fees apply for non-registered guests. See registration form.


Saturday, September 14
6:15 am – 7:15 am Fun Run/Walk
7:00 am – 8:00 am

Ambulatory Care Networking Session
Facilitator: Maria Wopat, PharmD, BCACP, TTS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (PACT), PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director, William S. Middleton VA Medical Center, Madison
Facilitator: Julie Bartell, PharmD, CACP, BCACP
Clinical Pharmacotherapist, Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Monroe Clinic, Monroe

7:15 am - 8:15 sm

Hamacher Group Exhibit Theater Breakfast: What Pharmaices Should Know About the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

Tom Boyer
Director of National Accounts/Ownership Team, Hamacher Resource Group, Inc.

7:30 am – 5:15 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 1:30 pm Set-up for Wisconsin Pharmacy Residency Showcase
General Sessions - Saturday  
8:30 am – 9:45 am

Patient Medication Experiences: Shaping their Care Perspective - Moving from "Medication Trauma" to "Medication Trust"
Jim Slater, PharmD
Vice President of Pharmacy, CareOregon

10:00 am – 10:30 am  PSW Membership Briefing
Matt Mabie, RPh
PSW President
10:30 am – 11:00 am Interdisciplinary Care Partner Award Recipient - Guest Presentation

New this year, PSW will present the inaugural Interdisciplinary Care Partner award to an individual or organization that exemplifies “team-based care” philosophies and or practices, supporting the clinical engagement of pharmacists’ expanded roles.

11:00 am – 11:30 am Presidential Remarks
Mike Gillard, PharmD, BCPS
PSW President-Elect

Luncheon Programming - Saturday  
11:45 pm – 12:45 pm

Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Exhibit Theater Lunch: Clinical trial results and a real-world database analysis examining rates of stroke/systemic embolism (SE) and major bleeding in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF)

Brian Kurtz, PharmD, BCACP
Medical Science Liaison, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

11:45 pm – 1:15 pm PSW Adherence Competence Collaborative (PACC) Meeting (invitation only)
11:45 pm – 1:15 pm    Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy Luncheon
11:45 pm – 1:15 pm       Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Luncheon
11:45 pm – 1:15 pm      University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy Alumni Association Luncheon
Concurrent Sessions - Saturday  
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Wisconsin Pharmacy Residency Showcase
Wisconsin residency programs are invited to network with student pharmacists attending the conference during this showcase session. Table registration is free to Wisconsin residency programs as long as those staffing the program's table are registered for the full conference. Email intern@pswi.org to register your program.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Vitrual Ambulatory Pharmacy: Reengineering our Pharmacy Workforce for the Future
Carl Selvick, PharmD, MBA, FACHE
Fort Healthcare, Fort Atkinson
Sarah PagenKopf, PharmD, BCPS
Fort Healthcare, Fort Atkinson

2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

FOR STUDENTS: Preparing for Our Future - National Perspectives on an Evolving Pharmacy Practice Frontier
Sara King, PharmD
Navitus Health Solutions, Madison

Emilee McCullogh, DPH-4
Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon
Sarah Pagenkopf, PharmD, BCPS
Fort Healthcare, Fort Atkins

Allie Jo Shipman, PharmD, MBA
Director, State Policy, National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Pharmacy in the Lens: Collaborating with Media Tell Your Story

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Advancements in Diabetes Technology: A Focus on Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Erin Newkirk, PharmD, BCPS, CDE

Clinical Pharmacist - Endocrine Clinic, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee 
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Continuing to Build Motivational Interviewing Skills
Theresa Frey, PharmD, BCPP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, William S. Middleton VA, Madison

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Diabetes CV/Renal/New agents

Beth Buckley, PharmD, CDE
Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy Assisstant Professor

Katie Kuecker, PharmD 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – William S. Middleton Memorial VA , Madison

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Approaching Reported Penicillin Allergies, Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions
Julie Teske, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Infectious Disease, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital,  Green Bay

Steven Linden, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital,  Green Bay

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Expanding Pharmacy Proficiency in Transgender Care
Hazel Thompson, PharmD

Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Mequon
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Shining a Light on Lived Experience: Taking the Stigma Out of Addressing Opioid Stewardship
Networking - Saturday  
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meeting of the Editorial Advisory Board (invitation only)
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm President’s Reception & Awards Banquet 
Join us for Wisconsin Pharmacy's finest affair. This special event will recognize the outgoing Board members and officers and install those who will be serving the next term. It's also a time to honor the 2019 award recipients. In order to attend this event, students must add a banquet ticket to their student registration.


Janssen Exhibit Theater











Full Conference Fees

  Member Type Before
Aug 23
Aug 23
  PSW Member $375 $435
  Non-Member $515 $615
  PSW Tech Member $195  $225
  Tech Non-Member
  (includes PSW membership)
$260 $290
  Pharmacy Student $150 $185
  Resident/Grad Students $260 $290


Daily Conference Fees

  Member Type Before
Aug 23
Aug 23
  PSW Member $240 $270
  Non-Member $365 $395
  PSW Tech Member $115  $145
  Tech Non-Member
  (includes PSW membership)
$180 $210
  Pharmacy Student $110 $140
  Resident/Grad Students $160 $190

Additional Material

Click to download the Poster Abstract Form.

Click here to download the PDF brochure.

Click here to download the PDF registration form.

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