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Recent Updates

December 10, 2020
As AACP moves to further facilitate international relationships, pharmacy schools share the learning opportunities that help advance global pharmacy education. Even before a pandemic swept across the globe at lightning speed, it’s been clear for some time that everything from politics to the environment to healthcare is connected on an international level.
December 10, 2020
A Manchester University pharmacist elevates community and emergency senior care.
December 10, 2020
As the coronavirus disrupts long-standing structures, new opportunities emerge to position pharmacists as critical contributors to public health.
December 10, 2020
Dr. Marie Barnard, recipient of an Academy on Violence and Abuse Scholars Award, advocates for pharmacists to be trained to spot domestic violence and play a bigger role in intervention.
December 10, 2020
As the healthcare landscape shifts during the pandemic, telehealth may experience a surge in pharmacy settings.
October 23, 2020
Amidst a national reckoning that the time for change is long overdue, pharmacy schools are taking concrete steps to contend with the role that systemic racism plays in health disparities.
October 23, 2020
Pharmacy schools are putting action behind commitments to diversity and inclusion to serve and support communities.
October 23, 2020
In early June, AACP issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to foster an inclusive community, with diversity of thought, background, perspective and experience. Later that month, AACP joined with several national pharmacy organizations in taking a stand and vowing action against racial injustice, and updated that statement in mid-October with collective actions that all co-signing organizations have taken to-date.
October 22, 2020
One overall winner and four honorable mentions recognized for interprofessional education in health sciences

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October 15, 2020
14 national pharmacy organizations released a joint statement recognizing the critical issues we are facing with the presence of two national pandemics, COVID-19 and racism and discrimination. Unfortunately, both issues persist – COVID-19 has resulted in high death rates that disproportionately affect people of color; and the persistence of systemic racism and discrimination continues to contribute to racial and health inequities.
September 30, 2020
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) expresses serious concerns with the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping released on September 22, 2020, and the Office of Management and Budget memorandum that, together, limit diversity, racism, and sexism training for federal employees, contractors and grantees.
September 24, 2020
The year 2020 is one like none other we have experienced. A global pandemic dawned early in the year and brought its full force to the United States in February and March. Forced shutdowns, except for “essential services” that included the work of pharmacists on the frontlines, shuttered businesses and imposed economic hardship on individuals and commerce.