Janet A. Silvester, PharmD, MBA, FASHP
Vice President, Accreditation Services Office
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Janet A. Silvester, Pharm.D., M.B.A., FASHP, is Vice President of the Accreditation Services Office and is responsible for providing strategic direction for all ASHP accreditation programs and services for pharmacy post-graduate residency and pharmacy technician education and training programs.

Janet holds a B.S. in Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, a Pharm.D. from Creighton University and a Masters in Business from James Madison University.  Janet spent 34 years in hospital practice and was Director of Pharmacy and Emergency services at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, Va. prior to coming to ASHP in 2013.  

Janet is past president of the Virginia Society of Health System Pharmacists, and Past president of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.  She is past recipient of the Virginia Health System Pharmacist of the Year award, the RD Anderson Distinguished Leadership award, and the Pharmacy Alumnus Service award from the Medical College of Virginia Alumni Association of Virginia Commonwealth University.  Janet is also the recipient of the 2012 American Society of Health System Pharmacists Award for Distinguished Leadership in Health System Pharmacy Practice.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In this session, a panel of representatives from the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE) highlight the newly released NCICLE Pathways to Excellence--a tool for promoting discussions and actions to optimize the interprofessional clinical learning environment (CLE). The panelists will introduce the document and share examples of its application as a tool to assist the health professions as they engage in dialog with the executive leaders of CLEs to design infrastructure and processes that optimize learning and patient care across key focus areas…