Meetings and Conferences

ASHP hosts a number of national-level meetings and conferences each year to provide health-system pharmacy practitioners with venues for updating their knowledge, networking with colleagues, enhancing their skills, and learning about the latest health-system pharmacy issues, products and technologies.

Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition

The ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting is the largest gathering of pharmacists in the world. With its focus on improving patient care, the meeting is attended by more than 20,000 pharmacy professionals from 86 countries. For four decades, the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting has provided healthsystem pharmacy practitioners with a venue for updating their knowledge, networking with colleagues, enhancing their skills, and learning about the latest products and technologies. The hundreds of educational activities at the Midyear Clinical Meeting are developed to maintain and enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of pharmacists and associated personnel in health systems. A dynamic venue for instruction on important issues relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice, the meeting’s five full days of continuing education sessions are unmatched anywhere.

Summer Meetings and Exhibition

Take part in a unique and effective learning model that is revolutionizing the way health professionals participate in live meetings! The ASHP Summer Meetings and Exhibition offers four content-targeted conferences that are held concurrently. This allows you to focus and participate in education and networking events with like-minded peers across the healthcare spectrum. Regardless of which conference you choose to attend, you can access all of the sessions and events happening at any of the four meetings. It’s the best of both worlds — specific and focused education and networking in your specialization with the ability to sample other areas of interest. The boutique meetings include:

The meeting also kicks off ASHP’s calendar year with the inauguration of new officers and board members, hosts the proceedings of the House of Delegates, and includes poster presentations and an exhibit program featuring the latest products, services and technologies in the industry.

National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference

The National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference provides the latest and most proven methods in pharmacy precepting to initiate, grow, and strengthen a residency program and/or the student’s experience in various practice sites. This is the only conference designed purely to meet the needs of pharmacy residency program directors, residency preceptors, experiential coordinators and student preceptors. The NPPC always delivers educational sessions on the most requested and pressing topics in pharmacy precepting as well as the opportunity to network with preceptors from all over the country.

ASHP Conference for Pharmacy Leaders

As a pharmacy leader in today's complex healthcare environment, you continue to face significant challenges. Charged with offering higher-quality pharmacy services on tighter budgets, pharmacy managers require good leadership and negotiation skills to improve current services and to implement innovative and cost-saving pharmacy programs. This conference consistently features presentations by experts on current pharmacy practice management topics.

Medication Safety Collaborative

The Medication Safety Collaborative is for interprofessional teams of health-system based clinicians and administrators who focus on quality and patient safety. The purpose of the Collaborative is to be the premier educational event for health-system practitioners interested in improving quality and patient care. The Collaborative offers 4 days of interactive education and invaluable networking that will equip and inspire attendees to immediately implement what is learned into their practice.  An assembled team of distinguished experts in their field will present thought provoking and actionable solutions to optimize safety and quality outcomes. Learn how to focus your priorities; advance your quality improvement activities by including patients and families in the process, and integrate Best Practices and new tools to deploy at every step. 

Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists are pleased to announce the increasingly popular 2017 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Re-certification Course.

The 2017 Oncology Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Re-certification Course will be held April 27 – April 29, 2017 in San Diego, California and will offer 22.25 contact hours of live continuing pharmacy education credit. The course is designed to assist the experienced clinician in identifying knowledge gaps in the various content domains covered on the BPS board examination and assumes the learner meets the eligibility requirements to sit for the BPS specialty examination.


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