Patient Safety Presentation

Drug Shortages

Erin Fox, PharmD

Presented September 5th, 2018 at APSF Stoelting Conference 2018


Key points:

  • Current state and ongoing Federal / private actions to solve the drug shortage problem
  • Key issues worsening the drug shortage problem
  • Ideas to fix the problem – advocacy suggestions


Drug Shortages – [PDF]


Erin Fox, PharmD

Erin Fox, PharmD

Erin Fox is a clinical pharmacist serving as Senior Director of Drug Information and Support Services at University of Utah Health and as Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. The University of Utah Drug Information Service provides all content for the ASHP Drug Shortage Resource Center and Erin has led this project since 2001. Erin is recognized as an expert in drug shortages and frequently serves as a media resource and advocate for change.