Erika Brechtelsbauer, PharmD, BCPS
Director, Scientific Strategy
Clinical Education Alliance
Erika Brechtelsbauer, PharmD, BCPS is the Director of Scientific Strategy for Cardiometabolic Medicine at Clinical Education Alliance. She received her BA in Biology from the University of Virginia and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. She is residency trained and board certified in pharmacotherapy. In her previous role as as a clinical pharmacy specialist, she provided clinical pharmacy services to adult internal medicine teaching teams, precepted pharmacy students, led quality improvement projects, and developed educational materials for both pharmacists and other healthcare providers at an academic medical center.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Impact of Interprofessional Education Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Closing Gaps in Management of Atrial Fibrillation
BackgroundMultiple studies have demonstrated that social determinants of health (SDOH) are directly and indirectly associated with mortality and morbidity in cardiovascular (CV) disease, especially in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) management and outcomes. Despite this evidence, healthcare professional (HCP) awareness of disparities and their magnitude is low. Interprofessional, multidisciplinary collaboration is essential to addressing SDOH in cardiovascular care. Therefore, Clinical Care Options and Practicing Clinicians Exchange, in collaboration with the Academy of Physician…