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Resolving Workplace Conflicts as a Pharmacy Team Leader
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When: Monday, October 22nd, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Nectar Catering and Events
120 N Stevens Street
Spokane, Washington  99201
United States
Contact: Vergil Cabasco

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Resolving Workplace Conflicts as a Pharmacy Team Leader


Workplace conflicts among staff, and between staff and management will occur. Developing conflict resolution skills are essential to building sustainable teams and organizations. Join our panelists as they share their experience in recognizing conflicts, finding resolutions, and building healthier workplace environments. Learning to manage workplace conflicts effectively is a lifetime skill you will need regardless of whether you work in a health system, academic institution, ambulatory clinics, or community practice setting. This event is co-sponsored by the Spokane Pharmacy Association.

 $20 includes buffet dinner and a drink ticket. Limited to 40 guests.

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  Panelist: Craig D. Cox, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Dr. Craig Cox is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Vice Chair of Experiential Programs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy (TTUHSC SOP) in Lubbock, Texas where he has been on faculty for 18 years. He received his Pharm.D. from Washington State University and then completed a Critical Care Residency at TTUHSC SOP in Amarillo.  Dr. Cox provides clinical pharmacy services on the adult medicine ward at University Medical Center.  He has served as the primary preceptor for more than 300 six-week rotations for students and residents.  Dr. Cox has provided numerous preceptor continuing education programs at the local, state, and national level.   More recently, he has created an innovative video Preceptor Mini-Series training concept that is gaining national recognition.   To date he has utilized this concept to develop (6) unique video series aimed to train teachers and students of all health professions in the clinical setting. Through leadership positions with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) he has also led important initiatives in experiential education across the country.  His current research initiatives are focused on preceptor training/development and quality assurance as it relates to experiential education.

  Panelist: Linda Garrelts MacLean, BPharm, RPh, FACA

Linda Garrelts MacLean is a respected leader who has worked extensively throughout her career to improve and advance how a pharmacist cares for patients in the community pharmacy.

She is a licensed pharmacist, a Clinical Professor, and serves as the Vice-Dean for the Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Linda is an active advocate for a future pharmacy practice where community pharmacists assess patients and are responsible for outcomes, communicating with other health care providers to assure continuity of care.  She is also the professor of two courses—Pharmacy Management and Entrepreneurial Pharmacy.

Over the years, Linda has received several awards for her dedicated service and standard for excellence.  She is the past-president of the Washington State Pharmacists Association, is a past trustee for the American Pharmacists Association and also serves as a board member and the vice-president for the Community Pharmacy Foundation, an organization dedicated to maximizing the community pharmacist’s role in improved patient care.

Recognizing the unintended consequences that occur when medications are not properly monitored and managed, Linda is passionate about establishing new models for community pharmacy practice and implementing patient-centered collaborative care.


  Panelist: Marjan Milani, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Marjan Milani is one of the regional leaders for Providence Health Care (PHC), overseeing the advanced pharmacy practice at the four Providence hospitals in Eastern Washington. She also serves as the director of pharmacy residency program at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital.

Marjan has always been an advocate for pharmacists as integral members of interprofessional teams and a big proponent of recognizing and expanding the roles they play in ensuring patients’ wellbeing. As the chair of the PHC Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and voting representative for Washington/Montana on the Providence St. Joseph Health System formulary group, she is committed to providing high quality and affordable care to those they serve. She is passionate about clinical pharmacy in acute care and continuously works towards advancing practice and elevating the level of excellence in this setting. As a residency program director, Marjan is dedicated to training the next generation of clinical pharmacists and ensuring they are equipped to provide efficient and high level care.

Marjan is board certified in pharmacotherapy as well as in critical care pharmacy specialty. She earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with Great Honor from Washington State University and continued her post-graduation training as a resident at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital. She completed a PGY-1 in general pharmacy practice followed by a PGY-2 in Critical Care. Marjan has served as an adjunct clinical faculty for the WSU College of Pharmacy and guest lecturer for the WSU speech and hearing sciences graduate school. She currently serves as an expert on the PHC Institutional Review Board focusing on local and regional medical research.


  Panelist: Clinton Slovarp, PharmD

Clinton Slovarp completed his BS in Biology with Biochemistry minor from Eastern Washington University a year after graduating high school, prior to completing his Doctorate of Pharmacy at Washington State University.  He is currently more than halfway through his Master of Business Administration at the Washington State University Carson College of Business. He has worked for Walmart for 9.5 years, starting as a pharmacy cashier in the Spokane Valley.  After holding positions as a pharmacy intern, pharmacist and pharmacy manager all in the Eastern WA and North ID areas; in 2015 he pursued a role in corporate leadership as a Market HW Director serving pharmacies, optical centers and OTC retail space in 12 facilities across 3 states based in the Tri-Cities, WA.  In 2016, he took on the opportunity to work as a Regional HW Director, with 14 Market HW Directors as direct reports and an area of responsibility that included 138 stores in AK, HI, ID, MT, OR, WA, and WY and over $1.2 billion in annual PNL sales.  Currently he is transitioning into an Operations role for total box leadership  in a location waiting to be determined, based in the Pacific Northwest.

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