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 2020-2021 PT Rounds Schedule, including topic and application deadlines.



Tuesday, September 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Call Me Maybe: The Current State of Telemedicine - Yoscar Ogando, PharmD

Oximes for Organophosphate Poisoning: Are they worth your time? - Faisal Minhaj, PharmD

Tuesday, September 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Just About: Challenges in Implementing Biosimilars in Oncology - Grace Hsu, PharmD

Does an Orange a Day Keep the Doctor Away? Updates on High-Dose Vitamin C in Sepsis - Kerry Lambert, PharmD

Tuesday, September 29, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Methadone: Catch a Ride on the Adjuvant Train - Cindy Nguyen, PharmD

Do gabapentinoids and opioids play well together in the sandbox? A look into gabapentinoid-associated opioid deaths - Abby Stevens, PharmD



Tuesday, October 06, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Is IPV the new VIP? Using Tacrolimus Intra-patient Variability To Predict Clinical Outcomes in Kidney Transplant Recipients  - Dawn Pluckrose, PharmD

The Use of CMV T-Cell Immunity Panel in Solid Organ Transplantation - Sara Farghaly, PharmD

Tuesday, October 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Return of Droperidol - Emily Spencer, PharmD

Cat Got Your Tongue? Recognizing and Managing Catatonia - Leo Batongbakal, PharmD

Tuesday, October 20, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

New cardiac medications – Will they fill a gap in care?  - Laila Najia, PharmD

Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction - Andrew Willeford, PharmD

Tuesday, October 27, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

The Tale of MDR Acinetobacter – Enzymes and Efflux and Porins, Oh My!  - Lauren Groft, PharmD



Tuesday, November 03, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Flowing Through Heart Failure Management: The Role of SGLT2 Inhibitors - Ebony Evans, PharmD

Managing the Pediatric COVID-19 Patient: You Won’t Want to MIS-C This - Shelby Warring, PharmD

Tuesday, November 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

STOPP, Drop, and Deprescribe! A review of new deprescribing outcomes in older adults. - Sierra Simpkins, PharmD

Is bedtime the best time? Evaluating the Timing of Antihypertensive Administration - Dodi Zenilman, PharmD

Tuesday, November 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA  - Ghania Naeem, PharmD

TBA - Nicholas Husak, PharmD



Tuesday, December 01, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA  - Bobbie Nguyen, PharmD

Tuesday, December 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA - Cherokie Dyer, PharmD

Tuesday, December 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA  - Seferina Kim, PharmD, BCPS


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.