Department


Pharmacy Practice

Kelly Bach, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, BCGP
Assistant Professor
Focus: Institutional/Inpatient Practice

Contact Information
(518) 694-7145
kelly.bach@acphs.edu


Speaker Request
Kelly Bach, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, BCGP

EDUCATION

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
  • Pharm.D., Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY

COURSES TAUGHT AT ACPHS

  • Pharmacy Skills III and IV
  • Basic Integrated Problem Solving
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) certification
  • APPE-Institutional
  • IPPE-Institutional

PRACTICE SITE

  • Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY - Inpatient Family Medicine

AWARDS

  • ACPHS Preceptor of the Year 2018-2019
  • ACPHS Professional Organization Advisor of the Year for 2018-2019 and 2020-2021
  • ACPHS Club Advisor of the Year 2021-2022

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy - Lab SIG Chair-Elect 2022-2023
  • Phi Lambda Sigma National Pharmacy Leadership Society
  • Rho Chi Honor Society

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

  • Willson MN, Bach K, Candelario DM, Srivastava S.  Drug Information: A new investigation bringing standardization to an expected skill for matriculation.  American Association College of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Virtual.  July 2021. 
  • Seo SW, Bach K, Cleary J, Cabral K. Weaving lifelong advocacy into the fabric of students: APPE student consortium.  A roundtable presentation.  American Association Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Virtual.  July 2021.
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT): Alcohol and Substance Abuse.  ACPE Accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education.  ACPHS Timely Topics Webinar.  November 2019.
  • Management of Biologics with Surgery.  ACME Accredited Continuing Medical Education.  Ellis Hospital Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department Meeting; Schenectady, NY.  June 2019.
  • Climbing the Pyramid: Pharmacy Layered Learning.  ACPE Accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education.  ACPHS Preceptor Development Series Webinar.  April 2019.
  • Pitt R, Withycombe B, Johnson K, Bach K, Estep P-Continuing Education.  Development of a Professional Poster Presentation.  ASHP webinar.  April 2018.
  • Prevention and Treatment of Herpes Zoster.  ACPE Accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education.  Pharmacists Association of the Southern Tier.  April 2018.
  • Prevention and Treatment of Herpes Zoster.  ACPE Accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education.  ACPHS.  May 2016.
  • Ins and Outs of Warfarin Therapy Management-Continuing Education.  Presented at Pharmacists Association of the Southern Tier.  April 2015.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • Bach K, Seo SW, Fenton F, et al. Promoting Life-long Advocacy Among Pharmacy Students Through Student Leaders and Certificate Program.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting; Virtual.  December 2021. 
  • Leffler R, Bach K, Boyd J, Cleary J.  Evaluation of pharmacy students’ knowledge and perceived impact of SBIRT on their own professional development.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting; Virtual.  December 2021.
  • Bach K, Briceland LL. Utilizing Entrustability Levels for Self-Assessment of Pharmacy Operations and Practice Skills Performance on Institutional IPPE.  American Association Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; Virtual.  July 2021.
  • Seo SW, Bach K, Cleary J, Cabral K. Weaving lifelong advocacy into the fabric of students: APPE student consortium.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; Virtual.  July 2021.
  • Briceland LL, Brewer J, Bach K, Veselov M.  Professional Identity Formation Development in P1 Student Pharmacists: Laying the Groundwork for a Running Start American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; Virtual.  July 2021.
  • Frears D, Caimano C, Bach K, Yacobucci M, Zhou Y.  Effectiveness of a virtual combined inpatient/institutional advanced pharmacy practice experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; Virtual.  July 2021.
  • Bach K, St. John T.  Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on Pharmaceutical Costs.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting; Virtual.  December 2020.
  • Kim E, Bach K, St. John T.  Perceptions of healthcare providers regarding antimicrobial stewardship in a community teaching hospital in the United States.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting; Virtual.  December 2020.
  • Briceland LL, Bach K, Rosa SW, Martin Z, Brewer JM, Grabe D.  Beyond the white coat and professionalism: Engendering professional identify formation in student pharmacists.  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; Virtual.  July 2020.
  • Bach K, Hopsicker A, St. John T, Morgan F, Bassi S. Proton pump inhibitors utilization and hospital acquired Clostridium difficile infections in a community teaching hospital.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018.
  • Bach K, Dietrich L, Volpe A.  Impact of tranexamic acid in total knee arthroplasty at a community teaching hospital. Poster.  Eastern States Residency Conference; Hershey, PA, May 2014.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Kiser SN, Peterson C, Steers R, Bach K.  Rural Pharmacy Practice Offers Professional Satisfaction with Rewarding Patient Relationships.  New York State Pharmacist Century II.  2019; 93 (4): 15-17, 24.