Networking at a Conference Workshop/Panel-Co-hosted by CSHP

Note: Registration required (register through Eventbrite)


Sara Ayazi, JD, MS Program Manager/Career Counselor, Clinical Careers


Wondering how to better approach and talk to people with confidence at conferences and events? Join us for this interactive program where you will have an opportunity to reflect on your goals and practice your networking skills. During the second half of the program, the Office of Career and Professional Development will be moderating a panel of pharmacists who will provide their tips and advice on how to be successful when networking at conferences. 

Panelists include:

  • Kathy Ghomeshi, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, CPPS, Medication Safety Specialist, UCSF Medical Center, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy
  • Michael Trillanes, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, Interim Perioperative Pharmacy Supervisor, Neurocritical Care Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Services, UCSF Medical Center, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy
  • Katherine Gruenberg,  PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Johnny Rau, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist, Neurological Surgery Pharmaceutical Services, UCSF Medical Center,  Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy 

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this workshop you will be able to:
- Define networking and articulate your goals

- Recognize and practice networking etiquette

- Better manage networking contacts so you can build sustainable professional relationships 

- Identify successful strategies when networking at conferences 

Please Note:
Snacks will be provided but feel free to bring your own lunch; please register in advance.

The session is geared towards pharmacy students, but all current and former UCSF students and postdocs are welcome to attend. 

*** This workshop is being co-hosted with the student chapter at UCSF of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP)

***Due to the collaboration with CSHP, we will be sharing the registration list for this event with them and the School of Pharmacy. 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Health Sciences West , 301

Event Type



Students, Postdocs




Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD)

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