Medical Care Services’ (MCS) Pharmacy Program ensures and supports
safe, evidence-based pharmaceutical services delivery to the residents
of San Diego County. We collaborate with partners across the region to
develop programs and services based on best practices and ensure
compliance with laws and regulations applicable to pharmaceutical
Our Program priorities are:
- Optimizing patient care by leveraging the pharmacist’s expertise in medication management and working with medical staff across the continuum of care
- Improving access to pharmaceutical care
- Leveraging technology to improve quality, safety, and efficiency
- Ongoing workforce development to support the County’s pharmaceutical services including improving core competencies to maximize expertise and resources
Dr. Do brings many years of experience in various areas of pharmacy, including community, health-system, administration, public health, quality improvement, teaching, and regulatory. Her passion is to enhance access to pharmaceutical services, and improve safe medication use through system and process designs. As the Chief Pharmacy Officer for the County of San Diego, Dr. Do collaborates with and engages various stakeholders to develop and implement the strategic plan for pharmaceutical services, as well as provides direction for enterprise-wide policies and procedures to enhance services and improve outcomes based on evidence and best practices. Dr. Do holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from Creighton University, a Juris Doctor from Concord Law School, and a Master of Business Administration from Missouri State University. She holds various certifications in healthcare and quality improvement, such as, clinical, compliance, and lean six sigma. She also mentors and teaches pharmacy students from various pharmacy schools to inspire the next generation of public health pharmacists.
Emily Do, PharmD, JD, MBA, BCPS, CHC, CSSBB
Chief Pharmacy Officer - Medical Care Services
For prescription refills or to speak with a Pharmacist
SafeMedication.com is a source of information about prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients, written by pharmacists, the easy-to-read articles include information about vaccines, tips for taking or giving medications, and answers to common safety questions. As medication experts, pharmacists are trusted members of the healthcare team dedicated to helping patients use medications effectively.
Find out where you can dispose your unwanted medications for FREE. You can also ask the pharmacist for a FREE envelope to mail in your unwanted medications.
The registry is maintained by the California Board of Pharmacy. Using the registry to find qualified pharmacists authorized to initiate and furnish the health services listed below to patients without a prescription.
- Self-administered hormonal contraception
- Emergency contraception
- Travel medications
- Nicotine replacement therapy
- HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
- HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)
San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital
Retail Pharmacy Hours: 8 AM - 9:30 PM, 7 days a week
Phone number: (619) 692-5740
Hospital pharmacy provides services to patients at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital
Retail pharmacy provides services to the public
Pharmacy Manager: Long Vu