USC School of Pharmacy students attended the 2019 California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) Seminar in Anaheim to learn, network — and win.
Jaimie Chen, PharmD ’20, and Brian Lee, PharmD ’20, took first place in the organization’s state-level Clinical Skills Competition. They will represent USC on the national level at the ASHP Clinical Skills Competition in December.
Kara Onouye, PharmD ’20, earned the 2019 CSHP Student Leadership Award for service including presidency of USC’s American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP)/CSHP chapter. Meanwhile, Chara Aueyong, PharmD ’21, and Carrie Chan, PharmD ’21, received the Student Chapter Community Service Project Award for directing the 2018-19 APSA Poison Prevention Patient Care Project at USC.
In addition, USC took second prize in the CSHP Quiz Bowl Competition. The team included Co-captains Brian Lee and Melissa Li, PharmD ’20, along with Akeem Faustino, PharmD ’20, Allison Hy, PharmD ’20, Grant Mason, PharmD ’20, Jaimie Chen, PharmD ’20, Jasmine Choi, PharmD ’21, Karen Tran, PharmD ’20, Tim Dang, PharmD ’20, Tim Lew, PharmD ’20, Yanting Li, PharmD ’20, and Onouye.
With more than 4,000 members, CSHP is the nation’s largest state association of pharmacists. Its mission is to promote wellness, patient safety and optimal medication use. The organization’s annual seminar features the latest in clinical, technological and regulatory information.