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ASCP has 24 chapters and 33 affiliate organizations serving our membership in the United States and Canada. ASCP’s membership is located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and 18 countries. For ASCP Student Chapters click here.
Chapters are formed by ASCP members within a state or country and are a vital link in the ASCP network. A strong, effective chapter is a powerful voice in representing the profession at the local and state level, and can provide some of the most tangible ASCP services directly to members.
ASCP members are not only dedicated on a national level, but are very active within their own regional and/or state chapters. As a result, ASCP meetings are held throughout the country. To learn more about regional and/or state meetings in your area please check out the Events Calendar.
If there is no ASCP chapter in your state, learn how to start a chapter [PDF]. If you are an ASCP member and are interested in forming a chapter, please contact us online or call Customer Service at 800-355-2727.
The role of chapters is to further disseminate knowledge and information about the profession of consultant pharmacy and to play an integral part in carrying out the mission and specific goals of the society. Through participation in a chapter, a society member enjoys the following advantages and more:
Chapters plan and conduct activities in key areas such as membership recruitment and retention, communication, education, and grassroots activities.
ASCP Chapter Operations Manual (PDF)(Members Only)
The relationship between the Society and its chapters can best be described as a partnership. This partnership is based on:
Benefits to the Chapter
Being in partnership with the society provides:
Benefits to the Society
Being in partnership with state chapters provides:
Affiliated organizations are separate professional organizations that have formed an informal relationship with ASCP, manage their own affairs, control their own membership categories, and promote consultant and senior care pharmacy to other professional and health care organizations. Affiliated organizations may not promulgate or promote any policy or principle in the name of the Society. The establishment of an affiliate organization must be accomplished by the presentation of a formal agreement between ASCP and the Board of Directors. If your organization is interested in forming an affiliation with ASCP, please contact us online or call Customer Service at 800-355-2727.