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New Documentary “Never Events” Puts Patient Safety into Spotlight

I am very pleased to say that my friend, Angela Rei Asatrian, has formally released her very important documentary called “Never Events.” Right after my daughter Emily’s tragic death, from a medication error in 2006, I really thought… Read More

Forbes Article Highlights Emily’s Story

Yesterday, my daughter Emily’s story was referenced in this compelling article that appeared in Forbes, titled “Saving Millions of Lives per Year with Intelligent Automation.” As many of you are already aware, over the years, I have been… Read More

Chris Jerry Gives Keynote for the #NYSCHP Virtual Annual Assembly

I felt very honored and privileged to have given the keynote for the #NYSCHP Virtual Annual Assembly last week. It was truly a blessing to have the opportunity to show my sincere gratitude and thank their membership for “making good”… Read More

Announcing The Medication Safety Scholars Program

We are so very pleased to be able to announce the exciting new Medication Safety Scholars Program, currently being offered to P2 & P3 Doctor of Pharmacy students, to enhance their knowledge and medication safety skills! This distance… Read More

Congratulations to NYSCHP for Passage of New Pharmacy Tech Laws in New York State

Eight years ago, the Emily Jerry Foundation was able to launch its first large scale program, called the National Pharmacy Technician Initiative and Interactive Scorecard, to help assist organization like the New York Council for Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP)…. Read More

Virtual Speech to Texas A&M School of Pharmacy

The week before last, on March 31st, I was fortunate to be able to speak to more of our future leaders in healthcare, this time, to the students and faculty of Texas A&M’s School of Pharmacy. I was… Read More

Chris Jerry Gives Virtual Presentation to D’Youville College’s School of Health Professions

Most of my friends and colleagues know that typically February and March are usually such a bittersweet time of the year for me personally. These are the months that not only include the beautiful memories of Emily’s birth… Read More

Emily Jerry Foundation Featured in USA Today Insert

The following article just ran in a USA Today insert and was posted online yesterday. It has a few of my general thoughts on some of the most valuable lessons learned, from my daughter Emily’s tragic death in… Read More

Happy Birthday My Sweet Emily

Happy Birthday my sweet Emily! The memories are so vivid, it almost seems like you were here with us just yesterday, and yet it’s hard to imagine that you left this world, to go and be with the… Read More

Pennsylvania Passes Landmark Pharmacy Technician Legislation

In September of 2019, I spent some time in the state capital of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, on behalf of the Emily Jerry Foundation. I was working with the Pennsylvania Society of Health System Pharmacists (PSHP) team of pharmacy experts,… Read More