Call for Session Proposals | Call for Poster Abstracts  

Call for 2022 Annual Meeting Session Proposals

PQA is pleased to announce the opportunity to submit session proposals for its 2022 Annual Meeting, May 3-5, at the Hilton Baltimore. We have identified a broad range of session topics below. We encourage submissions to include case studies, innovative practices and emerging trends. Proposals should relate to quality improvement in medication use.

Session Proposals:

PQA prefers topics that support PQA’s strategic goals, though submitters are permitted to propose other topics. Please select the highest priority topic for your proposal.

PQA’s goals include:

    • Lead innovation and modernization of medication use quality to deliver solutions for a person-centered and value-based healthcare system.
    • Advance the quality of pharmacist-provided care and services that optimize medication use, adherence and safety.
    • Champion diversity, equity and inclusion and address health disparities in medication use quality.

Supporting Topics

    • COVID-19 and its impact on medication use quality
    • Vaccinations, including for COVID-19
    • Healthcare quality best practices: specialty pharmacy, opioids, MTM, mental and behavioral health, diabetes, HIV, Hepatitis C, immunizations, cardiovascular disease, oncology
    • Social determinants of health, health equity and access to care
    • Value-based pharmacy and payment models
    • Including the patient voice in quality
    • Telehealth or telemedicine to impact quality
    • Multidisciplinary strategies to improve Star Ratings

CPE Accreditation:

PQA prefers proposals that are eligible for ACPE CPE accreditation. Such proposals must be based on a knowledge, skill, or practice gap and be structured to meet the educational needs of pharmacists. Specific and measurable learning objectives are also required. Please see PQA’s Guidelines for Learning Objectives for additional guidance. The session must be free of commercial interest and include active learner participation and learning assessment with feedback.

Presentation Format:

The meeting will include a variety of session formats such as panel discussions or presentations with Q&A. Sessions will range from 30 to 60 minutes. Submitters will specify their preferred session length, which PQA will consider when evaluating proposals and the composition of meeting sessions.

Timeline:

  • Call for Submission Opens: Monday, November 1, 2021
  • Deadline Extended for Submissions: Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 11:59 pm ET
  • Notification: February 2022
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Call for 2022 Annual Meeting Poster Session Call for Abstract

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) invites poster abstract submissions for the 2022 PQA Annual Meeting Poster Session sponsored by Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS). The poster session provides an opportunity for authors to highlight their efforts in quality improvement and research and for attendees to engage in insightful dialogue about the healthcare quality landscape. This year’s poster session is expanding to include a student section that allows works in progress.

Session Proposals:

PQA encourages authors to submit an abstract in one of these areas or another current or emerging healthcare quality topic area. PQA also encourages submissions that incorporate innovation, technology or collaborative practice. Topics of interest are listed below.

  • Medication use quality improvement initiatives
  • Health disparities and social determinants of health
  • Payment models, health economics, and policy
  • Healthcare quality education

Submission Type:

  • Completed project: Only completed works are accepted. Abstracts without all required abstract elements will not be evaluated.
  • Encore presentation: Original research that has already been presented at another venue or published in another format.
  • Work in Progress: If a student is the primary author, works in progress are acceptable. Students may also submit completed projects.  

Submission Category:

  • Research: Results of research are intended to be used by a broad audience.
  • Quality Improvement: Results of quality improvement are intended for use primarily by the entity conducting or funding the study.

Timeline:

  • Call for Submission Opens: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • Deadline for Submissions: Friday, January 7, 2022, 11:59 pm ET
  • Notification: Late February 2022
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The 2022 PQA Annual Meeting Poster Session is sponsored by Pharmacy Quality Solutions.