Sacramento, CA - The California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) has named Elizabeth Chang, PharmD, BCPS, as the recipient of the 2017 New Practitioner Achievement Award. This award is CSHP's highest honor for our newly practicing pharmacists and will be presented at CSHP's annual meeting, Seminar, being held October 26 - 29 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
Dr. Chang earned her doctor of pharmacy degree in 2012 from the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific. She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at the UCSF Medical Center and PGY-2 infectious diseases residency at the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center.
Dr. Chang is currently an antimicrobial stewardship and infectious diseases pharmacist at the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco. She serves on multiple CPMC and Sutter-wide committees, including a Sutter-wide Infectious Diseases Committee, which makes decisions on infectious diseases matters for all hospitals within the Sutter Health system.
Dr. Chang has been a member of CSHP since 2009, and served on the CSHP Board of Directors as the New Practitioner Director (2014-2016). She served on the New Practitioner Executive Committee as Chair (2014-2016) and as a member (2016-2017). Dr. Chang currently serves on a number of CSHP committees, including the Committee on Nominations, Blue Ribbon Committee, and Membership Committee. She enjoys advancing the pharmacy profession through her contributions to CSHP.
Dr. Chang will be recognized during the CSHP Seminar 2017 Awards Ceremony held on Saturday, October 28th in Las Vegas, NV.
Founded in 1962, the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) is a non-profit professional association established to serve the needs of hospital and health-system pharmacists. Representing over 4,000 members who practice clinical pharmacy and specialized medicine, CSHP is the largest state association for pharmacists. CSHP members share a common mission – to promote wellness, patient safety and the optimal use of medication.