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American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

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The Consultant Pharmacist
Edited byH. Edward Davidson
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American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (United States)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Consult. Pharm.
OCLC no.13623012

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is an international professional association that provides education, advocacy, and resources to advance the practice of senior care pharmacy, and that represents the interests of consultant pharmacists who work with elderly patients.



The organization is based in Alexandria, Virginia and was founded in 1969 by several consultant pharmacists including George F. Archambault and R. Tim Webster. It holds two major conventions each year, and hosts numerous other events for health care professionals.



The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation is an 501(c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. It is also headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

The mission of the Foundation is "to foster appropriate, effective, and safe medication use in older persons." It sponsors research, administers programs, holds traineeships in pharmacy practice (particularly consultant pharmacy practice), and performs other educational and outreach functions.[1]



ASCP publishes The Consultant Pharmacist, a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal indexed in MEDLINE. ASCP also publishes books, websites, and reference materials for health care professionals.[2]

See also



  1. ^ "Which Filling Machine Is Suitable For The Pharmaceutical Industry?". Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. ^ "ASCP Store Products with Member Prices". American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Retrieved February 6, 2012.