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October is American Pharmacists Month!

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    Posted 09-30-2021 01:06 PM
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    October is American Pharmacists Month!

    In honor of American Pharmacists Month, we are celebrating pharmacists' contributions to health care and the positive impact they have on our communities. 

    Thank A Pharmacist Campaign

    Throughout the month of October, Pharmacy Is Right for Me (Pharm4Me) will celebrate pharmacists who keep our communities and families healthy through our "Thank A Pharmacist" campaign.  To participate in the campaign, please submit a thank you message to your favorite pharmacists, pharmacy faculty, mentors, or pharmacy students who have inspired you and invite others to do the same! Submissions will be posted on Pharm4Me social media each week in October with the hashtag #ThankAPharmacist.


    National Pharmacy Week (October 17-23)

    Pharm4Me has planned an exciting week of educational and engaging activities to promote pharmacy education and careers to prospective students during National Pharmacy Week.  The week includes the following activities: 

    • Monday (10/18) - Drug Interaction Video. This new video will be posted on Pharm4Me social media accounts and YouTube channel, and will help viewers understand how drugs interact with the body.
    • Tuesday (10/19) - Lip Balm Compounding Demonstration. This new video will feature the Pharm4Me compounding activity and feature tips about pharmacy careers. Watch for the video on Pharm4Me social media and YouTube.
    • Wednesday (10/20) - ASHP Takeover. ASHP will post a special Pharmacy Week takeover on their Instagram. Pharm4Me will be sharing this media on our Instagram account.
    • Thursday (10/21) - Learn About Pharmacy Residencies. A Q&A event will feature information about pharmacy residencies and will be posted on Pharm4Me social media.
    • Friday (10/22) - Novel Pharmacy Careers Giveaway. We will promote a giveaway on our Instagram that directs participants to visit our Novel Careers Pathways page. On this page, there will be a link hidden in one of the profiles, which will take participants to a page where they can enter their email to be entered into a giveaway for a $100 Amazon Gift Card.

    Here are a few things you can do to help make National Pharmacy Week a success: 

    • Use the attached Pharmacy Week Toolkit to access images and copy to leverage your personal or institutional social media platforms to promote National Pharmacy Week using the hashtag #PharmacyWeek.
    • Reach out to your social networks, prospective students list, local high schools, community colleges and undergraduate institutions to promote National Pharmacy Week.
    • Repost and share content from Pharm4Me's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram social media networks.
    • Submit a thank you to your favorite pharmacists, pharmacy faculty, mentors, or student pharmacists who have inspired you!


    If you have any questions or comments, please contact

    Rosie Walker
    Director of Recruitment and Diversity
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    Arlington VA