CPNP 2022 takes networking to new levels with daily opportunities to participate in a range of unique interactions with other attendees. Attendees may choose based on their availability, preferred type of networking, and practice-based interests. Networking events do not offer ACPE credit and are only available to in-person attendees in San Antonio, Texas unless otherwise noted. Put in the time to expand your network of colleagues and improve your practice. 

*Will be live-streamed for virtual attendees.

CPNP Connect: A Mentoring Opportunity

CPNP 2022 in-person attendees have an opportunity to mentor students, residents, and new practitioners one-on-one. Attendees will be prompted to indicate their interest in becoming a mentor during the registration process and should do-so by the March 24, 2022, early registration deadline. If you are already registered and would like to become a mentor, please visit the CPNP Connect page to indicate your interest.
Pairings of mentors and mentees will be based on the specialty interests. Once paired, mentors and mentees will coordinate a time to meet during CPNP 2022 to dialogue about career goals, future plans, etc.

Idea Exchanges

Several hours have been reserved for discussions on current issues in practice on Monday, 4/25 and Tuesday, 4/26. Led by CPNP Communities, these sessions allow for peer-to-peer collaboration and information sharing between attendees who share a special interest or practice setting and involve exchange and dialogue on issues of common interest. 

Monday, 4/25



Tuesday, 4/26





CPNP Forum on Our Future & Poster Awards Presentation*

Sunday, April 24, 4:55-6:30 PM

Participate in discussions with the CPNP Board of Directors on issues critical to the profession and CPNP as an organization. The Board will update attendees on the highest priority issues and activities within the association while also providing the opportunity for participant questions and input. During the Forum, the poster award winners will be announced! 

Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award Presentation*

Sunday, April 24, 4:55-5:20 PM, Salons I-L

The Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award celebrates the life and work of the late Judith J. Saklad. Dr. Saklad was Clinical Pharmacologist and Clinical Coordinator of Pharmaceutical Services at San Antonio State School and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. This award is presented annually to a senior psychiatric pharmacy practitioner who has achieved a level of professional distinction and demonstrates a continuing dedication to the practice of psychiatric pharmacy. CPNP is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2022 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award, Robert L. Dufresne, PhD, PhD, BCPS, BCPP, Professor of Pharmacy, The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy in Kingston, RI. Dr. Dufresne will accept the award during CPNP's Forum on Our Future on Sunday, April 24, following an afternoon of programming.

25th Anniversary Carnival and President's Reception

Sunday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 PM, Salon E

Join us for an evening of celebration to honor outgoing CPNP President Bob Haight and to celebrate 25 years of CPNP! 

Online Poster Viewing*

Although there is no scheduled session for viewing online posters, in-person and virtual attendees may view all posted poster PDFs at their convenience. Authors will publish posters online closer to the event!

Poster Sessions

Monday, April 25, 5:30-7:00 PM, Salon E: Students, Pharmacists, and other Health Care Professionals
Tuesday, April 26, 4:30-6:00 PM, Salon E: Residents and Fellows

Two poster sessions round out the CPNP 2022 schedule on Monday and Tuesday evenings. During scheduled sessions, poster authors will be available to discuss the research and answer your questions. 

Veterans Affairs Forum

Monday, April 25, 7:00-8:00 AM, Salon M
This VA Forum will provide an opportunity for VA pharmacists practicing in the area of psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy to collaborate and discuss issues pertinent to VA pharmacy practice. The session will consist of policy and program office updates from VA Central Office on topics pertinent to psychiatric and neurologic practice within the VA as well as open discussion on topics that the facilitators have solicited from VA pharmacists using the VA psychiatric pharmacist listserv.
Moderated by:
  • Cindy Gutierrez, PharmD, MS, BCPP, Associate Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Programs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System
  • Matthew Fuller, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, National PBM Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager, VHA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services

Stay Connected!

While attending CPNP 2022, attendees can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi at the host hotel throughout the meeting spaces.