UIC Pharmacy Alum Wins ASHP Board of Directors’ Distinguished Leadership Award
The ASHP Board of Directors’ Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes pharmacists who have achieved excellence in pharmacy practice leadership in acute and ambulatory care settings.
Caryn Dellamorte Bing, B.S.Pharm., M.S., FASHP, Principal Consultant, CB Healthcare Consulting; ASHP Contract Surveyor, Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) Caryn Dellamorte Bing is Principal Consultant with CB Healthcare Consulting in Las Vegas and an ASHP Contract Surveyor for CPPA. She is a nationally recognized expert, author, and speaker with more than 35 years of practice and management experience in home care, specialty, and acute care pharmacy.
Ms. Bing was previously Senior Manager, Clinical Training/Clinical Services at Critical Care Systems, Inc. (CCS), a national home and ambulatory infusion and specialty pharmacy provider. During her 10 years at CCS, Ms. Bing developed and implemented clinical training programs as well as clinical standards and operations policies. She also initiated and directed five ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency programs.
Ms. Bing also served as Vice President of Professional Services for Option Care, Inc., in Bannockburn, Ill., and as Chicago area Market Manager and Administrator for Norrell Health Care. Additionally, she was a home care surveyor for The Joint Commission and held several pharmacy leadership roles with Evangelical Health Systems (now Advocate Health Care) in Oak Brook, Ill. She completed her pharmacy residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago after working as a hospital pharmacist for several years in the Chicago area.
An active volunteer for state and national pharmacy associations, Ms. Bing is a Past President of the Illinois and Nevada state affiliates and chaired the ASHP Task Force on Continuity of Care. She also served as a delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates, on the ASHP Council on Professional Affairs, and as Director-at-Large of the ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners.
Ms. Bing has served as editor of Extended Stability for Parenteral Drugs, now in its sixth edition, since it was first published in 2001. She has served on editorial boards of several journals including AJHP, published numerous articles and book chapters, and is a frequent presenter at state and national meetings on topics related to home care and specialty pharmacy practice.
Ms. Bing was the inaugural recipient of the ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners’ Distinguished Service Award. Additionally, she is a recipient of the National Home Infusion Association Service Recognition Award and the Illinois Pharmacist Association Barcus Leadership Award. She is also a Fellow of ASHP.Ms. Bing earned her B.S.Pharm. from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy (UIC) and her M.S. from Rush University in Chicago.