Guideline Update: Takeaway Points from the International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2021
Luke Smedley is a clinical pharmacy specialist in the medical and cardiothoracic intensive care units at University Health in San Antonio, Texas. After growing up in Indianapolis, Indiana and graduating from the Purdue University College of Pharmacy in 2017, he completed a PGY1 and PGY2 Critical Care pharmacy residency at University Health. After residency, he worked as a critical care and emergency medicine clinical pharmacist at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska before relocating back to San Antonio in mid-2020. In his current role, he precepts students and residents on a unique evening critical care rotation experience, as well as precepting Pharmacotherapy Rounds, Pharmacotherapy Seminar, and drug use evaluations for the PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. His clinical interests include hemodynamic evaluation and shock management, pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic alterations in critically ill patients, and critical care endocrinology.