Christopher Fortier PharmD, FASHP
Christopher Fortier is the Chief Pharmacy Officer at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. At MGH, he oversees a staff of 400 and all on and off-campus inpatient, clinic, and retail pharmacy services. Chris is the Chair of the Partners Healthcare Chief Pharmacy Officers Council and works to move pharmacy strategic initiatives forward at the Partners system-level.
Dr. Fortier received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut in 2003 and completed both a PGY-1 Practice Residency and a PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center. Additionally, Chris serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.
In 2013 Dr. Fortier was recognized as a Fellow of ASHP and received the Tradition of Excellence Award from the University of Connecticut Alumni Association. Additionally, in 2008 he received the ASHP New Practitioner Forum’s Distinguished Service Award. He currently is on the Chair of the ASHP Council on Public Policy, Chair of the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Practice Managers Education Steering Committee, and member of the Committee on Nominations. Previously, Dr. Fortier served 8 years on the Vizient AMC Pharmacy Network (formally University HealthSystem Consortium) Executive Committee and chaired the Medication Use Informatics and Technology Committee.