Chief Pharmacy Officer, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Neil Gilchrist is the Chief Pharmacy Officer of Pharmacy Services at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. He is responsible for oversight of pharmacy services across the Medical Center along with strategic planning and execution of financial, human resource and operational needs. Dr. Gilchrist received his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston in 2004 and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare Administration from New England College, School of Business in 2015. In addition, he completed a General Practice PGY-1 Residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center in 2005. He continues to build his experience through internal and external organizational programs becoming a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) in 2006 and earning his diploma of the ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Academy (DPLA) in 2013. He is involved in national committees having served on the ASHP Section Advisory Groups on Innovation Management and Industry Disruption through the Pharmacy Practice Managers Section and Vizient’s Business of the Pharmacy Enterprise Committee. Dr. Gilchrist currents serves on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Society of Health-System Pharmacists.