How we Move Pharmacy Forward
Our impact reports are designed to share achievements with our sponsors, donors, and program participants. The ASHP Foundation works to advance pharmacy practice and improve patient outcomes by supporting programs that enhance pharmacists’ patient care skills, validating the important role that pharmacists play in the healthcare system, investing in future leaders and recognizing excellence in research and practice . We hope you will be inspired to continue to support our mission.
How the Foundation is Addressing the Opioid Crisis: An ASHP Member Priority
The ASHP Foundation is committed to supporting ASHP’s efforts to address the opioid crisis, by supporting pain management training and educating consumers about the role pharmacists play in combating this epidemic.
Providing Specialty Training
101 pharmacists have participated in the ASHP Foundation Advanced Pain Management and Palliative Care Traineeship.
This ACPE-accredited educational experience provides knowledge and skills essential for enhancing the care of patients in pain and those with palliative care needs.
"This kind of training helps advance pharmacy practice. The traineeship is honestly the best thing to show that you’re serious about pain management and palliative care."
Angela House, R.Ph., BCPS. Advanced Pain Management and Palliative Care Traineeship participant.
How to Manage Pain Safely and Successfully
During Patient Safety Awareness Week, Clinical Pharmacy Manager Dawn Waddell, Pharm.D., BCPS of Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson on managing pain safely and successfully. The audio news release and 18 radio interviews reached over 18 million listeners.