Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Section

Fostered by the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology (CPP) Section exists to promote the interest of SCCM members active in clinical pharmacy and pharmacology.

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Guidelines for Governance

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Fostered by the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology (CPP) Section exists to promote the interest of SCCM members active in clinical pharmacy and pharmacology. The section informs and advises the Society on matters pertaining to clinical pharmacy and pharmacology and the practice of multiprofessional critical care, and works to foster the interest of pharmacists and clinical pharmacologists in critical care. In addition, the section encourages and supports research practices and teachings in clinical pharmacy and pharmacology as they relate to critical care.

Section Activities

Mentor and Mentee Program
This program, maintained by the Membership Committee of the CPP Section, is open to all members of the section. The program seeks to provide critical care pharmacists with guidance in their professional growth through interactions that foster excellence in clinical practice, research, teaching, and SCCM/CPP involvement.
 
Visiting Clinical Professor (VCP) Program
This program, maintained by the Program Committee of the CPP Section, is open to all members of the section. Current members may apply on behalf of their medical center or university. The VCP Program seeks to advance critical care pharmacy practice and teaching.
 
Research Assistance
A number of programs geared towards facilitating and/or assisting with research projects are provided through the Research Committee of the CPP Section. One such service provides peer pre-review for CPP members' manuscripts prior to journal submission.
  
Journal Club
Each month, the Society of Critical Care Medicine hosts a Journal Club webcast featuring pharmacy topics. Journal Club webcasts are held on the third Friday of each month.

Literature Updates
This program, maintained by the Research Committee of the CPP Section, is open to all members of the section. Retrieve monthly literature reviews through SCCM Connect.
 
Getting Involved
The CPP Section has numerous committees that are active in supporting the programs and vision of the Society. Members who are looking to become involved with the section are encouraged to view the committee charges and sign up for the committee of their choice. This can be done by either contacting the appropriate committee chair or the CPP Section Chair. 
   
CPP Section Newsletters
The full archive of CPP Section Newsletter can be accessed in the CPP Section SCCM Connect Library.

Section Officers

Chair 
Jeffrey P. Gonzales, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM 
Wolters Kluwer 
Hudson, Ohio, USA 
Term: 2021 - 2022 

Chair-Elect
Joanna L. Stollings, PharmD, FCCM 
Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
Nashville, Tennessee, USA 
Term: 2021 - 2022 

Secretary/Treasurer
Karen Berger, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM 
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center 
New York, New York, USA 
Term: 2021 - 2022 

Past-Chair
Erin Frazee Barreto, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM 
Mayo Clinic 
Rochester, Minnesota USA 
Term: 2021 - 2022 

Members at-Large 
Earnest Alexander Jr., PharmD, FCCM 
Tampa General Hospital 
Tampa, Florida, USA 
Term: 2021 - 2024 

Mojdeh S. Heavner, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM 
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy 
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
Term:  2021 - 2024 

Megan A. Rech, PharmD, MS, BCCCP, FCCM 
Loyola University Medical Center 
Maywood, Illinois, USA 
Term: 2019 – 2022 

Council Liaison
Amy Dzierba, PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM 
New York-Presbyterian Hospital 
New York, New York, USA