2024 Advancement of Pharmacy Practice Leveraging Innovation, Evidence, and Safety (APPLIES) Conference

October 21-24, 2024

Lisa McDonald at lisamcdo@usc.edu

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina-Maui, HI 96761

Discover the future of pharmacy practice at the 2024 Advancement of Pharmacy Practice Leveraging Innovation, Evidence and Safety (APPLIES) Conference. This dynamic event brings together pioneers, experts, and enthusiasts from around the world to explore groundbreaking solutions in pharmacy and healthcare with proven success, as well as ideas that leverage the current healthcare landscape for developing pharmacist roles.

Program Highlights

Innovative Practices

Explore the latest advancements in pharmacy, with a special emphasis on digital health. Learn how technology is reshaping patient care and discover practical applications for your practice.

Evidence-Based Strategies

Dive into sustainable models for pharmacy services. Uncover cost-effective interventions and collaborative approaches that improve health outcomes while enhancing both efficiency and affordability.


Explore needs and opportunities to improve patient safety and health equity, including programs and partnerships with pharmacy to improve access to social support and health services.

International Perspective

Connect with participants from different countries, sharing experiences and strategies for integrating digital health solutions into pharmacy practice across diverse cultural contexts.

Educational Learning Objectives

  • Define the core components of CMM (Comprehensive Medication Management) and methods for measuring its impact.
  • Identify the concept of Value-Based Care and its relevance to pharmacy practice.
  • Demonstrate engagement in national and international collaborations to advance clinical pharmacy practices.
  • Examine the role of pharmacy in addressing top health priorities, with a focus on health equity.
  • Analyze the landscape of Digital Health and AI in pharmacy, considering both present and future implications.
  • Apply approaches used in Hawaii, California, and other regions to expand clinical pharmacy services.
  • Discuss the pharmacist’s role in substance use disorders, mental health and managing unhoused populations.
  • Use best practices in telehealth clinical pharmacy service delivery in your program.
  • Demonstrate implementation of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and/or Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) programs.
  • Examine the role of pharmacy technicians as clinical pharmacy technicians and certified Community Health Workers (CHWs).
  • Apply clinical training on Diabetes Mellitus (DM), Hypertension (HTN), and Heart Failure (HF) to patient management.

Exhibitor Prospectus

Please refer to the document below for details. Questions? Contact Lisa McDonald at lisamcdo@usc.edu.

Discounted Hotel Reservations

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa on Ka’anapali Beach. This beach front property features beautiful grounds with exotic wildlife and extensive nature­-inspired swimming pools with rope bridges, waterfalls, grottoes and waterslides. Golf is available at Ka’anapali’s two popular courses.

pharmfac-l@usc.edu (moderator: Michele Keller)

pharmstaff-l@usc.edu (moderator: Michele Keller)

phefaculty-l@usc.edu (moderator: Daniel George, USC Price IT)

clinpharmfac-l@usc.edu (moderator: Rebecca Nguyen, Stephanie Fuentes)

“Run of the House” Reservations: $395 per night

Please reserve early; these rates will sell out. Reservation requests received after Sep. 27, 2024 will be accepted on a space and rate-available basis.

Online Reservations: Start your reservation here

Phone Reservations: Contact Hyatt at 877-803-7534. Refer to the “USC Pharmaceutical” conference rate at the Hyatt Regency Maui.

Travel Dates: Arriving Saturday, October 19, 2024; Checking out Friday, October 25, 2024. Rooms may be reserved at the group rate three days before and after the event dates, subject to availability.

  • The daily resort fee of $45 per night plus tax has been waived for this program, which covers a number of services such as two reusable keepsake water bottles, internet, fit­ness center admission and shuttles to Ka’anapali and much more.
  • Tax of 17.962% not included and will be added to your room charges.
  • Rates are for one or two adults. Additional adults over 18 are charged $80 per night. Maximum occupancy is 4 per room with an additional charge of $160 per night. Children 18 and under are free.
  • King rooms have a king bed and a full-size pullout sofa bed. Double rooms have a queen bed and a double bed.
  • Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) is located 27 miles from the Hyatt Regency Maui.

A two-night deposit (room rate and tax) is required at time of booking.

The deposit is fully refundable 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellations made after that time are subject to loss of deposit.

Important Information & Policies

pharmfac-l@usc.edu (moderator: Michele Keller)

pharmstaff-l@usc.edu (moderator: Michele Keller)

phefaculty-l@usc.edu (moderator: Daniel George, USC Price IT)

clinpharmfac-l@usc.edu (moderator: Rebecca Nguyen, Stephanie Fuentes)

This course may be supported, in part, by educational grants from industry. In accordance with the ACCME/ACPE Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, a complete list of commercial support received will be provided to all learners who participate in the continuing education activity. For more information, visit www.accme.org/standards.

The course tuition is refundable, minus a $150 processing fee (PharmDs, RNs, NPs) or a $75 processing fee (students, residents, fellows), if your cancellation is received in writing no later than Friday, October 11, 2024.

Attendee substitutions are allowed, but notification must be made in writing by October 11, 2024. After this date, under no circumstances will refunds, credits, or substitutions be granted. No refunds or credits will be given due to “no shows.” No refunds shall be made for cancellations due to inclement weather.

All conference activities and meals are exclusively reserved for paid conference attendees. Children and family members are not permitted to partake in conference meals or be in the general session room.

USC Mann and UH Hilo reserve the right to modify the course’s schedule or program as necessary. USC Mann and UH Hilo also reserve the right to cancel this conference, in which case a full refund of the registration fee will be provided. Attendees who purchase non-refundable airline tickets do so at their own risk. USC Mann and UH Hilo encourages the purchase of travel insurance as we are unable to refund any travel costs (flight, hotel, etc.) in the case of USC Mann and UH Hilo cancellation.

By completion and submission of the online registration form, attendees certify that they have read and fully understand the Health and Safety Waiver and Assumption of Risk Agreement.

Why Attend?

The APPLIES Conference is a distinctive forum, offering a unique blend of innovation, evidence, and social justice in pharmacy. With real-world examples, actionable insights, and a global perspective, this event stands out as a must-attend, providing a high-value experience distinct from other programs across the country.

Secure Your Spot

Don’t miss out on this transformative experience! Register now to join thought leaders and influencers shaping the future of pharmacy practice. Embrace innovation, drive sustainability, and champion social justice in healthcare.

Registration Fee

Deadline: Sep 27, 2024

PharmD, RN and NP: $780
Early Bird*: $625
Last Call**: $850

Alumni of USC and UH Hilo College of Pharmacy: $625
Early Bird*: $475
Last Call**: $730

Students, Residents, Fellows and Pharmacy Technicians: $300
Early Bird*: $250

*Early Bird Deadline: July 19, 2024
**Last Call Deadline: October 21, 2024