Sam Calabrese

Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer
Cleveland Clinic

Samuel V. Calabrese is the Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, a 1300-bed academic medical center where he is responsible for over 400 FTEs. Mr. Calabrese holds an academic appointment at NorthEastern Ohio Medical University as an instructor in the Health System Pharmacy Administration program. He received his BS Pharm from The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and his MBA from Cleveland State University.

Mr. Calabrese has held various leadership positions with the American Society of Health-System (ASHP) and is currently the Director-at-Large for ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers and serves as a faculty member for the Pharmacy Leadership Academy. He is a frequent invited lecturer who has published and presented on management and leadership topics.

What does the conference theme “Do More” mean to you?
Ensuring pharmacists are working at the top of their license.

Why are you excited about participating in MM2017?
Looking forward to working again with an enthusiastic group of pharmacy leaders.

Where do you see pharmacy in 10 years?
Integral part of the medical team. Collaborating with providers and embedded within the ambulatory environment to keep patients healthy.