The Voice of Pharmacy in Colorado

Improving Patient Care. Supporting professional practice.

Mission: Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS) promotes, develops, and advances the profession of pharmacy to optimize patient care and public health.

Vision: CPS is the leader in advancing pharmacy professionals as essential providers of health care.

The CPS improves patient care and public health by advancing and supporting the professional practice of pharmacy while serving as the voice of pharmacy in Colorado. CPS provides support and services to over 800 member pharmacists, technicians and associated pharmacy professionals.

CPS represents pharmacists in all practice settings at state and national legislatures, boards of pharmacy, professional meetings and seminars.  CPS maintains affiliations with these national pharmacy organizations – American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, National Community Pharmacists Association and American Society of Consultant Pharmacists.

The Benefits of Membership

Active members receive many benefits from their membership with the Colorado Pharmacists Society.

  • Over 30 hours of live ACPE-approved continuing education programs
  • Bi-weekly electronic newsletter providing the latest news and information
  • Advocacy for the profession at the legislature and Board of Pharmacy
  • Access to the website’s MEMBER ONLY pages
    • Earliest web notifications of evening CE programs

Much of the benefits are provided through the efforts of a number of volunteer member committees. All members are encouraged to investigate and participate in these committees to complete tasks to enrich the society. 

Join Today

History of the Colorado Pharmacist Society

The CPhA began as the Colorado Pharmacal Association in 1890 and celebrated its 110th Annual Convention in the year 2000. CPhA was the affiliated state association of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). CSHP began serving health-system pharmacists over 50 years ago as an affiliate of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). These two organizations began a formal merge process in June of 2000 and completed the official formation of the Colorado Pharmacists Society in June 2001.

Continue Reading