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Pharmacy Organizations

American Pharmacist Association (APhA-ASP) (http://www.pharmacist.com/apha-asp)
A division of the American Pharmaceutical Association and its purpose is to foster the professional development of students and give a voice for students. 

American Association of College of Pharmacy (AACP) (http://www.aacp.org/)
The national organization representing pharmacy education in the United States. The mission of AACP is to lead and partner with our members in advancing pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service to improve societal health.

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) (http://www.accp.com/)
A professional and scientific society that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling clinical pharmacists to achieve excellence in practice and research.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) (http://www.aaps.org/)
The purpose of this organization is to serve its membership, the pharmaceutical sciences, the biomedical and biotechnological community, the health professions, and the interest of public health. This is accomplished by providing open forums for the exchange and dissemination of scientific knowledge by fostering the education and career growth of members and recognizing individual achievement; by influencing the formation of public policy relevant to health and related issues of public concern and, by promoting the pharmaceutical sciences as they relate to health issues of public concern.

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) (http://www.ncpanet.org/)
NCPA represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of independent community pharmacies across the United States. NCPA aims to promote the advancement of independent pharmacies, independent pharmacy franchises, and independent chains. 

Pharmacist’s Association of Western New York (PAWNY) (http://www.pawny.net/)
Organization dedicated to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.  Members of the student chapter are represented at the annual Pharmacy Day in Albany to advocate progressive legislation and regulation that supports public health.

Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) (http://www.industrypharmacist.org/)
IPhO believes that pharmacists’ scientific training, medication expertise, clinical acumen, patient focus and experience as healthcare providers make us ideally suited for a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmacists play a key role in professional organizations by making valuable contributions to drug development and optimal medication utilization. IPhO works with its members to advocate for advancing industry-based pharmacists to leadership positions by increasing awareness and recognition among employers, senior management, colleagues, thought leaders, educators and students of what pharmacists have to offer.

Pharmacist’s Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) (http://www.pssny.org/)
Organization dedicated to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.  Members of the student chapter are represented at the annual Pharmacy Day in Albany to advocate progressive legislation and regulation that supports public health.

Student Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (SSHP/ASHP) (http://www.ashp.org/)
Organization dedicated to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.  Members of the student chapter are represented at the annual Pharmacy Day in Albany to advocate progressive legislation and regulation that supports public health.

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) (http://www.amcp.org/)
Organization dedicated to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.  Members of the student chapter are represented at the annual Pharmacy Day in Albany to advocate progressive legislation and regulation that supports public health.

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) (https://www.ascp.com/)
An organization that seeks to promote the role of the consultant pharmacist as a health-care specialist.  It is the world’s largest professional membership organization for pathologists and laboratory professionals. Our mission is to provide excellence in education, certification and advocacy on behalf of patients, pathologists and laboratory professionals across the globe.

Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPHA) (https://snpha.org/)
An educational and service association of students who are concerned about pharmacy issues, professional development, and the lack of minority representation in pharmacy and other health related professions. 

Student Pharmacists for Global Outreach (SPGO) (https://buffalo.collegiatelink.net/organization/SPGO)
SPGO is an organization focused on outreach initiatives to underserved populations on the local, national, and international level. The organization is responsible for organizing annual international medical mission trips, annual medical mission trips to areas within the United States, and local outreach in the Western New York area throughout the year. Students also have the opportunity to attend the annual Global Missions Health Conference in November.

Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) (https://www.ppag.org)
PPAG is an international, nonprofit, professional association representing the interests of pediatric pharmacists and their patients. We are dedicated to improving medication therapy in children. Our sole purpose is to promote safe and effective medication use in children through communication, education, and research.

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