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PharmLearn Professional Development Series - Board Certification 101: A Panel Discussion

  • 03/23/2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Virtual

Board Certification 101: A Panel Discussion

Advance your career through a board certification!

Are you thinking about becoming board-certified through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) or just starting the process? Get all the important information you need at the next PharmLearn Series: Board Certification 101: A Panel Discussion on Wednesday, March 23, 7 PM via Zoom!

Co-produced by CPA, CSHP and CT ASCP, this seminar will feature several BPS board-certified pharmacist panelists who will share insight on everything you need to know about the board certification process--from application procedures to exam prep to CE requirements. You also gain a deeper understanding of how a board-certification impacts your current scope of practice.

Since 1976, BPS board certified pharmacists have been improving patient outcomes through specialized care. Board certification through BPS is recognized as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels.  


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CSHP Members may register for free. Please email office@cshponline.org for the discount 

Panelists & Speakers

  • Christina Polomoff, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP: Dr. Christina Polomoff is a Population Health Clinical Pharmacist at Hartford Healthcare Integrated Care Partners where she is responsible for managing the complex pharmacy care needs of high-risk patients in addition to population health management strategies that focus on network pharmacy performance metrics. A board member of CT ASCP and CPA, Dr. Polomoff also is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy.Sarah Wright, PharmD, BCACP, Specialty Clinical Pharmacist, Outpatient Pharmacy Services, Yale New Haven Health
  • Kirsten McGorty, PharmD, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Yale New New Haven HealthElizabeth Haftel, PharmD, MPH, Pharmacy Vaccine Coordinator
  • Marissa Salvo, PharmD, BCACP: Currently President of the CPA Board of Directors, Dr. Marissa Salvo graduated from the University of Rhode Island with her Doctor of Pharmacy and minor in Leadership Studies. She also completed a 1 year post-graduate residency (PGY-1) at the St. Louis County Department of Health in conjunction with the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The focus of her training was in primary care practice (in an underserved population) and academia. In early 2015, Dr. Salvo transitioned practice sites to UConn Health General Medicine Associates clinic, specifically working in the general medicine resident clinic. In Fall 2017, Dr. Salvo was promoted to Associate Clinical Professor. Since 2016, she had an academic appointment in the UConn School of Medicine. In addition to primary care clinical practice, she teaches Pharmacy Communications, Patient Assessment, and Endocrine therapeutics within in the UConn School of Pharmacy curriculum in Storrs.
  • Kristen Rychalsky, PharmD, BCPS, BOCP: Currently a clinical medical oncology pharmacist at Smilow Cancer Center at Yale New Haven Hospital, Kristen has experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2008 as valedictorian of the Doctor of Pharmacy Class, and earned an additional degree in psychology. After working as a community pharmacist for three years, she completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. She worked as an inpatient clinical medicine pharmacist and gained exposure to oncology practice at the VA. Since 2010, Kristen has served on the CPA Board of Directors. She also is an active member of the CPA Membership Committee.

This seminar is co-produced by

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Since 1948, the Connecticut Society of Health-System Pharmacists has represented the professional interests and provided professional development for CT pharmacists, educators and pharmacists in training.


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