Pharmacotherapy rounds are designed for pharmacy residents and fellows, residency and fellowship preceptors, faculty, and practicing pharmacists. Activities are offered free of charge to all participants.

All pharmacotherapy rounds are held in Pharmacy Hall (Room N211) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, located at 20 N. Pine Street in Baltimore.

Also available is a printer-friendly 2018-2019 PT Rounds Schedule‌, including topic and application deadlines.



Thursday, March 7, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Shocking Shock Treatment: Let Angiotensin II Tense You Up - Lena Kim, PharmD

Thursday, March 14, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

PIONEERING the Way Through Heart Failure TRANSITIONS of Care - Ian Booth, PharmD

Thursday, March 21, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

That fishy burp may be worth it after all! Update on Hypertriglyceridemia and cardiovascular disease: Looking beyond statins - Eva Assogba, PharmD

Lofexidine, new alternative for opioid withdrawal symptoms - Rachel Kim, PharmD

Thursday, March 28, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Improved Patient Care is One-Less Click Away: The Role of Pharmacy Informatics in Enhancing Patient Care - Logan Altizer, PharmD

Management of Hyperkalemia: Potassium Binders - Dharti Patel, PharmD



Thursday, April 4, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Beta Watch Out: Appropriate Beta-Lactam Dosing in Acute Kidney Injury - Christopher Medlin, PharmD

Thursday, April 11, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Let’s Talk about Plan A: Pharmacists Prescribing Hormonal Contraceptives - Victoria Zhu, PharmD

Thursday, April 18, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Pitfall or Peril: Evaluating the role of piperacillin/tazobactam in treating extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) infections - Maryam Moghimi, PharmD



Thursday, May 2, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Should you swallow that pill? Oral versus intravenous antibiotics in the management of infective endocarditis and osteomyelitis  - Quynh Ha, PharmD

Thursday, May 9, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Should we be “pro” biotic? - Amy Howard, PharmD

Thursday, May 16, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Give it a shot: Review of Shingrix and Vaccines in Older Adults - Heather Cook, PharmD

Thursday, May 23, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Oh My GER(D): When Do Pediatric Patients Require Treatment? - Brittany Bishop, PharmD


Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.  These programs (UAN listed above) meet the ACPE criteria for 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU).  Statements of credit will be mailed within three weeks of each program to participants who successfully complete the program.  Successful completion of the program requires your signature on the completed evaluation form and on the session sign in sheet and participation at the entire program for which you are seeking credit.  Evaluation forms must be completed and returned at the conclusion of the program.  This program is supported solely by the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.