Bartlett, TN

American College of Apothecaries

The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is a professional association that empowers pharmacists around the world to lead the transformation of healthcare through education, professional development, and mentoring.

ACA members are pharmacy professionals who are committed to the implementation of best practices and providing personalized patient care. Members include pharmacists at all stages of their careers—including pharmacy owners, PICs, new practitioners, and student pharmacists—pharmacy technicians, marketers, corporate members, and affiliates.

The ACA is a recognized leader of education and training for pharmacy professionals through its online Education CEnter, national conferences, and hands-on sterile and non-sterile compounding training at the National Training Laboratory in Bartlett, Tennessee. Learn more at the ACA | ACVP | PPHI Educational CEnter.

For more information on how ACA can empower you to lead the transformation of healthcare, go to www.acainfo.org/joinaca.


Linda Cathey
Director of Membership

Support the Foundation

The ACA Research & Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity and relies on external support from individuals and corporations to maintain its far-reaching programs—including those that help develop the future leaders and entrepreneurs of the community pharmacy profession. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The Foundation is dedicated to research, education and the advancement of professional pharmacy practice and serving the pharmacy profession.

Make a tax-deductible donation to the ACA Research and Education Foundation or learn more about other ways to support the Foundation.

Did you know that you can set up a automatic monthly or annual donation to the ACA Foundation through your credit or debit card? It’s easier than ever to support the future of independent pharmacy. Select “Monthly Credit Card Payment” or “Credit Card Payment – Auto Renew Annually” on the online form to establish a recurring donation.

Our Focus

  • Advancing the entrepreneurial spirit of pharmacists and pharmacy students
  • Developing educational programming for the pharmacy profession
  • Enhancing pharmacists and pharmacy students through innovation, mentoring, and fellowship
  • Supporting research to advance the independent pharmacies in the health care marketplace
  • Educating the public on the important and unique benefits of independent pharmacy services

If you would like us to consider a new program or grant request, please contact the Foundation at dana@acafoundationrx.org for information.
Please consider sponsoring one of our programs or events, or becoming a REF Corporate Member.

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