Current Topics in Clinical Pharmacogenomics

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in pharmacogenomics
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-20-030-H04-P
  • Contact Hours: 3.0 hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists.
  • Program Fees: $50.00
  • Dates Available: 05/06/2020 – 05/06/2023
  • Activity Type: Knowledge
  • Program Support: No outside financial support was provided.
  • Format Type: This course is self-paced, fully online.
  • Time to Complete: All coursework must be completed by 05/06/2023.


Learn from leading experts in the field of pharmacogenomics. This program focuses on the latest evidence-based data and the emerging hot topics related to pharmacogenomics. It will also discuss how to interpret pharmacogenomics test results and identify challenges associated with the use of activity scores in clinical pharmacogenomics. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020.

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 3.0 contact hours to meet requirements pursuant to CHAPTER 64B16-26, Florida Statutes, and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code.


At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the current state of knowledge and emerging trends in precision medicine across a broad range of therapeutic areas including pharmacogenomics, preventive disease risk assessment, universal genomic screening, newborn screening, precision oncology, and the use of microbial genomics in infection control.
  • Demonstrate the regulatory oversight and need for application of evidence-based medicine principles in precision medicine and clinical pharmacogenomics.
  • Describe challenges and solutions for the application of precision medicine in patient care. 
  • Compare and contrast approaches to implementing precision medicine in a variety of clinical settings.

Program Faculty

Emily J Cicali
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research

Emily J Cicali Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Cameron D Thomas

Cameron D Thomas


Michael Pacanowski, Pharm.D., M.P.H
Director of Division of Translational and Precision Medicine
U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Jordan Baye, Pharm.D., MA
Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions
South Dakota State University

Roseann Gammal, Pharm.D., R.Ph., BCPS
Professor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services

D. Maxwell Smith III, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacogenomics Specialist at MedStar Health
Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center

Kelly E. Caudle, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS
CPIC Director
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

J. Kevin Hicks, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Personalized Medicine Specialist Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

  • Michael Pacanowski, Pharm.D., M.P.H
  • Jordan Baye, Pharm.D., MA
  • Roseann Gammal, Pharm.D., R.Ph., BCPS
  • Emily Cicali, Pharm.D.
  • D. Maxwell Smith III, Pharm.D., BCPS
  • Kelly Caudle, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS, FCCP

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed the following:

  • J. Kevin Hicks, Pharm.D., Ph.D. has disclosed he is a consultant for Novartis, Quest Diagnostics, 23andMe, and Medstar Health System, and has received grant/ research support from OneOme.
  • Cameron Thomas, Pharm.D. has disclosed he has received grant/ research support from NIH NHGRI 1T32HG008958-01A1 grant.

Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion

VIew the recorded lectures, receive a 70% or higher on the post-test, and submit a course evaluation.

Additional Resources

Please review the resources below before registering for the course.

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