Spokane Pharmacy Association President Brandon Arthur is quoted in The Spokesman-Review article about Amazon opening their online pharmacy. Read the article here: Local pharmacists stress importance of community-based stores amid Amazon announcement of online pharmacy
This is an exciting time of year as we look ahead at the holidays, including the New Year. It is a chance to grow both personally and professionally. If you are looking for that next leadership opportunity or want to increase your network and interact with other health care professionals, now is the time to take action!
The Spokane Pharmacy Association (SPA) is currently accepting nominations and applications for the Board of Managers for the next term starting January 2021.
We are seeking pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to fill our Board.
The deadline to submit a nomination or application has been extended to Sunday, October 18th at noon. Please use the link below to submit a nomination or application TODAY!
Brandon S. Arthur, Pharm.D., BCPS
Spokane Pharmacy Association President
Annually the Spokane Pharmacy Association (SPA) honors outstanding pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, students, and pharmacies for their accomplishments and service to the pharmacy profession and to our community.
Submit nominations for the following categories by Thursday, February 6, 2020.
- Pharmacist of the Year
- Pharmacy Technician of the Year
- Pharmacy Student/Resident of the Year
- Pharmacy of the Year
The award winners will be recognized at the SPA Annual Meeting on February 20, 2020 at the McGinnity Room.
- You do not have to be an SPA member to nominate or receive the award.
- Nominees can come from any area of pharmacy practice.
- Current SPA board members are not eligible to receive awards.
- Please provide a short statement explaining why you think the nominee deserves the award.
How to submit your nomination:
- Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail to: Spokane Pharmacy Association
PO BOX 2591
Spokane, WA 99220
- Fax to 509-202-4382
We invite you to submit your name and information for a Spokane Pharmacy Association Board of Managers position.
SPA has served the Spokane Community since 1921. Our Board of Managers is made up of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students.
We work together to meet our mission, which is to assure the viability of the profession of Pharmacy by supporting the education of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students; promote the competency of practitioners and maximize the profession’s contribution to patient care; and increase an awareness of these contributions and capabilities and their value not only to the profession, but also to other health-care practitioners and, in particular, the patient.
Please use the button below to submit your information or a nomination.
Candidate submissions have been extended to Wednesday, October 9th at midnight.
Notification of finalists will follow elections on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
Please contact Shurrie Morris or Jennifer Miller with any questions at email@example.com.
October 30, 2018
The Spokane Pharmacy Association will be hosting our Third Annual CV/Resume Group Review Session for student pharmacists on Tuesday October 30, 2018. Students! Come have your CV or resume reviewed by various pharmacy leaders in the community.
Students will be in small groups and will have the opportunity to meet with a pharmacist as they briefly review each student’s completed CV in quick 15 minute rotations.
Food (Panda Express) provided.
We Need Pharmacist Volunteers!
We need some volunteers to serve as CV/resume reviewers! If you are pharmacist and interested in helping give our local students a leg up in their job search, please contact please contact Anastasia Corolenco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Washington State University Spokane*
Center for Clinical Research and Simulation, room 260
410 E Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99202
This event is free, but you must RSVP.
Students: Registration has closed.
*Note: Pay for parking on the WSU Spokane campus at the blue parking kiosks. Limited one-hour street parking is available along Riverpoint Boulevard.
No CE is offered for this event.
This event is for student pharmacists.
The Spokane Pharmacy Association is accepting applications and nominations for volunteers who are interested in serving on the SPA board of directors.
We are looking for two pharmacist board members, a president-elect, and one technician member.
Candidate submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 12:00 p.m.
Notification of finalists will follow elections on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
Please contact Jennifer Czapinski with any questions at email@example.com
Why volunteer with SPA
We represent our membership and the pharmacy profession. This is an opportunity to serve in a leadership role and give back to our great Inland Northwest pharmacy community!
Who we are
We are a premier membership organization representing pharmacy professionals throughout the region. Our Board of Managers represent every practice setting, including academia, hospital, chain and independent community pharmacy and pharma. We offer a wide variety of member benefits, provide timely and important communications, networking opportunities, continuing education, and more!
September 24, 2018
How much do you know?? Come join us for a fun evening of trivia, appetizers, beer, and wine!
Pharmacists, technicians and students welcome.
When and Where
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
September 24, 2018
Nectar Catering and Events
120 North Stevens Street
Spokane, Washington 99201
$10 fee for SPA members
Student and technician SPA members are free!
Includes beer or wine and snacks
Come show us what you know. Registration is now closed.
The WSU College of Pharmacy will be hosting its 2018 Allen I. White Lecture next Tuesday, March 13, from 12 – 1 p.m.
Keynote speaker: Richard Okita, Ph.D.
Program Director in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology and Biological Chemistry, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
The lecture is open to the public. People planning to attend are asked to click on the following site link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/white-lecture-2018
SPA is interested in your HELP!
Join one of the following committees:
- Tech Day Committee
- Annual Meeting Committee
- Awards Nomination Committee
- SPA Election Nomination Committee
- Centennial Committee
- Continuing Education Committee
- Networking/Social Committee
If interested, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SPA is looking for a makeover!
Help us by submitting your idea for our new Spokane Pharmacy Association logo.
Elements to incorporate into your logo idea include:
- Our key values of: Education, contribution, awareness
- Our tagline: Advancing patient care since 1921
For more inspiration, read about the SPA mission and values here: About Us.
Please send your logo ideas to email@example.com by Friday, March 24.