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For the Press

Welcome to ASHP’s press center-designed to give you immediate access to timely and relevant information about our society. ASHP is the professional association for pharmacists who practice in hospitals and health systems. The Society's 40,000 members include pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who practice in inpatient, outpatient, home-care, and long-term-care settings, as well as pharmacy students.


About ASHP

For more than 70 years, ASHP has helped pharmacists who practice in hospitals and health systems improve medication use and enhance patient safety. The Society's 40,000 members include pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who practice in inpatient, outpatient, home-care, and long-term-care settings, as well as pharmacy students.

Mission

The mission of pharmacists is to help people achieve optimal health outcomes. ASHP helps its members achieve this mission by advocating and supporting the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory care clinics, and other settings spanning the full spectrum of medication use. ASHP serves its members as their collective voice on issues related to medication use and public health.

Vision

ASHP’s vision is that medication use will be optimal, safe, and effective for all people all of the time.

ASHP Strategic Plan

To learn about ASHP's top priorities, view our Strategic Plan [PDF].

Contact Us

Ellen Wilcox
Director
Public Relations Division
(301) 664-8799
publicinfo@ashp.org

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