Pharmacogenomics Virtual Summit 6: Future State and Driving Adoption

Pharmacogenomics Summit 6

This was the sixth of six webinars which were held virtually during the months of February and March 2021 to provide guidance on pharmacogenomics and understand the health equity implications of adoption.

The webinars are sponsored by AMA and ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists).

Pharmacogenomics summit 6

CME and CPE credit is available for summit 6.

Learn why pharmacogenomics is worthy of institutional investment and how research, education and consumer genomic testing will impact the future of pharmacogenomics.

This webinar:

  • Recognized the value of pharmacogenomics for your institution
  • Identified the current and future state of pharmacogenomics research
  • Described the impact of consumer pharmacogenomic testing
  • Gave examples of best practices for pharmacogenomics education


Dan M. Roden, MD, professor of medicine, pharmacology, and biomedical informatics and senior vice president for personalized medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • Introduction & series highlights 
  • Research: Current state & future directions—Josh F. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACMI (Vanderbilt University)
  • Consumer pharmacogenomic testing—Alicia Zhou, PhD (Color Genomics)
  • Education: Current state & future directions—George E. MacKinnon III, PhD, MS, RPh, FASHP, FNAP (Medical College of Wisconsin)
  • Making the case for institutional investment—Peter J. Hulick, MD, MMSc, FACMG (NorthShore University HealthSystem)
  • Q&A
  • Reactor panel
    • Patient—Trish Brown, MS, CGC (Illumina)
      • Payer—Jill Hagenkord, MD, FCAP (Optum Genomics)
      • CEO—William E. Evans, PharmD (St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)
  • Future directions & wrap-up

Speakers' bios

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ASHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education and by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This jointly sponsored online activity will offer two hours of CPE credit to pharmacists or CME credit to physician attendees. Pharmacists and physicians are eligible to receive a total of 12.00 hours of continuing education credit by attending all six events.

Participants must participate in the entire activity, complete the evaluation and all required components to claim continuing education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts to claim credit and view your statement of credit within 60 days after completing the activity.

Visit the Pharmacogenomics Virtual Summit Series page for information on other summits in the series.