Published April 22, 2019
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences student representatives from the Student Pharmacists' Society of the State of New York (SPSSNY) and the Student Pharmacists' Association of Western New York (SPAWNY) traveled to Albany on April 9 to advocate for the profession of pharmacy.
Albany Day gives students the opportunity to meet face-to-face with their respective assemblymen/ assemblywomen and senators to educate them on issues hindering their practice as future pharmacists and tangibly impact the direction in which the profession is headed.
Students focused on three scope of practice bills:
The more than 50 SPPS students in attendance were joined by nearly 400 of their fellow New York State pharmacy students. SPPS faculty in attendance were Clinical Assistant Professors Christopher Daly, PharmD/MBA ’12, and Barbara Rogler.