A chat with an ED clinical pharmacist

Integrating an ED clinical pharmacist was a complete practice changer for us at UC Davis! It is a positive trend across the US and in this episode, we talk with Chris Adams, Clinical Senior Pharmacist at UC Davis.

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Dr. Julia Magaña, Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis


Chris Adams, Clinical Senior Pharmacist at UC Davis


Thank you to the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine for supporting this podcast and to Orlando Magaña at OM Audio Productions for audio production services.


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