Press Releases


APhA: Pharmacist burnout hits breaking point, impacting patient safety

The Board of Trustees of the American Pharmacists Association issued the following statement today:

We have heard loud concerns of overwhelmed pharmacists in busy pharmacies. We have also heard of potential pharmacist protests to their employers in the form of a sickout.

Pharmacy organizations update Oath of a Pharmacist

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Board of Directors and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Board of Trustees have approved updates to the profession’s Oath of a Pharmacist to incorporate contemporary language and address diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

Valerie Prince, Alabama Pharmacist, Elected APhA President-Elect for 2022-2023

Two At-Large Trustees and Honorary President Also Elected

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the election of Valerie Prince, PharmD, FAPhA, BCPS of Odenville, AL, as 2022–2023 APhA President-elect.