Pharmacy Practice Section Webinar

Optimizing Opportunities to Initiate Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Examples in Community, Inpatient and Outpatient Settings

The goal of the webinar is to review the development and implementation of innovative and successful IPP experiences across different health care settings. Participants will learn how students may be integrated into these successful IPP environments and will have the opportunity to engage the speakers in the Q&A within the session. 


Geriatric Pharmacy SIG Webinar

Innovative Ways of Keeping It Old School - Encore

Baby Boomers are living longer than older people in preceding generations. With 40% of hospitalized adults over the age of 65, the importance of education focusing on medication use in older adults is essential. This program will describe novel teaching methods to incorporate geriatric concepts in pharmacy curricula. All pharmacy faculty who desire to incorporate fresh learning exercises into their didactic or experiential curricula are encouraged to attend.


Pharmacy Education 2020

More information coming soon!

Academic Pharmacy's Vital Statistics

Institutions and Programs

  • As of July 2019, there are 143 U.S.-based colleges and schools of pharmacy with accredited (full or candidate status) professional degree programs and 1 school with precandidate status, for a total of 144 colleges and schools. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredits programs.
  • Seventy-five (75) colleges and schools of pharmacy are in private institutions and sixty-nine (69) are in publicly supported universities.
  • One hundred and forty-four (144) colleges and schools will offer the Pharm.D.

Pharmacy Education 2019

Connect with colleagues in Chicago for Pharmacy Education 2019, and explore the role of pharmacy and pharmacy education in today’s challenging healthcare landscape. The AACP Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of academic pharmacy administrators, faculty and staff, and each year, offers more than 100 educational programs that cut across all disciplines.

Dear Colleagues - June 2019

Dear Colleagues:

As the busy spring season transitions to the sometimes less frenetic days of summer, I look forward to seeing so many of you at Pharmacy Education 2019 in the heart of downtown Chicago. This will be the third time in my tenure as AACP Executive Vice President that we have met in the Windy City. Each time we have set a new attendance record!

Dear Colleagues - February 2019

Dear Colleagues:

I trust your holidays were warm and the new year has gotten off to an excellent start! Virtually all of us endured the bitter cold associated with the Polar Vortex in late January. The groundhog reportedly did not see his shadow on February 2nd. I for one will welcome an early spring!

Dear Colleagues - December 2018

Dear Colleagues:

At the Ready

The recently launched Pharmacists For Healthier Lives campaign will promote the message that pharmacists are fully qualified, capable and willing to positively impact patients’ health.

An Eye-Opening Experience

A student hotspotting program gives future pharmacists and healthcare providers insight into how to care for patients with complex needs and encourages interprofessional collaboration.

By Jane E. Rooney