Additional Pharmacy Workforce Resources

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NABP E-Profile Aggregate Data Report - A summary of demographic and practice-related information on the United States-licensed pharmacists provided by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).

The Pharmacist Workforce: A Study of the Supply and Demand For Pharmacists - In December 2000, HRSA released this study in response to Congress’s 1999 request to the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study to determine whether and to what extent there was a shortage of licensed pharmacists and to seek comments regarding such a shortage.

Professionally Determined Need for Pharmacy Services in 2020- The final report from a Fall 2001 conference convened by the Pharmacy Manpower Project, Inc. (now known as the Pharmacy Workforce Center) which was attended by 24 individuals from the community, hospital, and managed-care sectors of pharmacy practice; colleges and schools of pharmacy; industry; and government.

ASHP Task Force Report- A 2007 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Task Force Report on the Changing Demographics of the Pharmacy Workforce.

Out of Order, Out of Time: The State of the Nation's Health Workforce - A 2008 report by the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) to focus attention on the critical need for a new, collaborative, coordinated, national health workforce planning initiative.

Health Workforce Planning in OECD Countries - A 2013 review paper describing 26 projection models of health workforce planning in 18 OECD Countries.

Pharmacist Demand Indicator (PDI) - A quarterly national survey to provide information regarding the demand for pharmacists that was done from September 2016 through January 2019.  The data from this survey was provided by panelists whose organizations were directly involved in hiring pharmacists.  This report was replaced by the Pharmacy Demand Report (PDR) in 2020.

Assessing the Size and Scope of the Pharmacist Workforce in the U.S. - A 2020 report by the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University of Washington that aimed to identify the many different settings where pharmacists work, their current and emerging roles, and the barriers and facilitators to greater involvement of pharmacists in patient care.