2021 Research Pharmacy Summit

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2021 Virtual Research Pharmacy Summit

October 1-2, 2021

McCreadie Group’s Research Pharmacy Summit is the only conference designed specifically for investigational pharmacy practitioners. The conference is a must-attend event for research pharmacy practitioners at all levels and positions. Attendees will participate in compelling sessions, earn Continuing Education (ACPE) credits, and connect virtually with their colleagues across the country.



2021 RPS Program

Friday, October 1, 2021

10:00 – 11:15 am (EDT)

Knock, Knock – FDA is here. Being Prepared for a Regulatory Inspection

Eric S. Pittman, MBA


12:30 – 1:45 (EDT) 

Off the Beaten Path: Exploring Opportunities for Technicians within IDS Pharmacy 

Mindy Suttlemyre, BS, PhT


3:00 – 5:15 (EDT) 

One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Aspects of Site Infrastructure on Clinical Trial Management in Investigational Pharmacies, a Panel Discussion

Hallie Barr, PharmD, BCOP

Kim Redic, PharmD

Mindy Waggoner, PharmD, BCOP

Saturday, October 2, 2021

10:00 am – 12:15 pm (EDT) 

Turning Adversity to Opportunity: Investigational Drug Services 2021 and Beyond

Heidi Finnes, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA


1:30 – 2:45 (EDT) 

Good Bill Hunting: Establishing and Tracking IDS Pharmacy Fees

Annie Yi, PharmD


3:00 – 4:15 (EDT) 

The Wonder Years: Clinical Pearls from IDS Residency

Matthew Murphy, PharmD

Michelle Yu, PharmD, BCPS

Andrew Smith, PharmD

Following successful participation in the conference, an activity evaluation, and verification of attendance, participant data will be submitted to The Monitor within 60 days.

Participants will receive credits for the live (virtual) courses they attend. After the event, course recordings are available for viewing on the Socio platform, but on-demand courses will not be eligible for CE credit.

Registration Fees

Pharmacists Registration (Early): $200

Residents and Technicians Registration (Early): $150

Early registration ends on 9/26.

Pharmacists Registration (After 9/26): $250

Residents and Technicians Registration (After 9/26): $200

Group Discounts

Contact McCreadie Group (prior to registering) for a group discount if 4 or more people from your site will be attending.


No refunds will be made.



Interested in being a virtual exhibitor at the 2021 Research Pharmacy Summit? Download information about our exhibitor package to learn more about this great opportunity or contact us at info@mccreadiegroup.com.