Press Releases


APhA releases Community Pharmacy Workplace Summit Report to address drivers impacting workplace and well-being

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is committed to facilitating meaningful dialogue between pharmacy management, pharmacy team members, and other stakeholders that results in improved workplaces, well-being, and the ability to meet ethical obligations to patient safety. 

American Pharmacists Association applauds bipartisan federal legislation to combat COVID-19, improve patient equity, and respond to future public health threats

New bill will ensure patient access to essential care and services by pharmacists

WASHINGTON, DC—To ensure Medicare patients can continue to access essential care and services provided by pharmacists, the American Pharmacists Association, a lead partner in the Future of Pharmacy Care Coalition, strongly supports the Equitable Community Access to Pharmacist Services Act (ECAPS).


APhA and NASPA release first Pharmacy Workplace and Well-being Reporting (PWWR) findings

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) released the first Pharmacy Workplace and Well-being Reporting (PWWR) trends and findings report today.

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.