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Individual Membership 

AACP offers unique benefits, services and opportunities for individual members such as challenging and relevant educational programming, advocacy efforts, publications and partnership initiatives that are designed with you in mind. We offer various membership types to provide opportunities to professionals at every stage of their development. Join AACP to experience academic pharmacy today!

Individual Membership Benefits

Opportunities for Involvement

  1. Council of Deans, Faculties and Sections
  2. Sections/Academic Disciplines
  3. Special Interest Groups
  4. Committees

Publications and Online Resources

  1. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
  2. Academic Pharmacy Now
  3. Roster of Faculty and Professional Staff
  4. Profile of Pharmacy Faculty
  5. Profile of Pharmacy Students
  6. Pharmacy Faculty Research Grant Data Directory
  7. Federal Grants Search Tool
  8. AACP E-lert Newsletters
  9. Career Center

Grant/Fellowship and Scholarship Programs

  1. New Investigator Award
  2. AACP Walmart Scholars Program
  3. AFPE Scholarships and Fellowships

Faculty Programs

  1. Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP)
  2. Academic Research Fellows Program (ARFP)
  3. Scholar-in-Residence Programs


  1. Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award
  2. Paul R. Dawson Biotechnology Award
  3. Volwiler Research Achievement Award
  4. Rufus A. Lyman Award
  5. Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award
  6. Student Community Engaged Service Award
  7. Innovations in Teaching Competition
  8. Award for Excellence in Assessment


  1. AACP Annual Meeting
  2. AACP Interim Meeting
  3. AACP Institutes
  4. IPEC Institutes


Individual Membership Categories

Active–voting membership is available to administrators, faculty, staff and librarians of regular and associate institutional members and memberships for professional staff of the Association and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Affiliate membership is a non-voting membership available to administrators, faculty, staff and librarians of non-member institutions, employees of organizational members and corporate members, and others not otherwise eligible for membership in another category.

Student, resident or fellow memberships is available to any professional or graduate degree student enrolled at a regular, associate or affiliate member institution, as well as residents and postdoctoral or clinical fellows. Students enrolled in professional degree programs or graduate student pharmacists at AACP member institutions are eligible for the student cost.

Emeritus membership is granted for life to any former active individual member who has retired from full-time employment and who has paid membership dues for at least five years prior to retirement.

Membership Levels

Membership Type Membership Level One Year Fee Application Submission
Individual Active or Affiliate $195

Online or Mail

Student, Resident Fellow
ID Required
Affiliate $15 Online or Mail
Joint Active or Affiliate $295 Paper submission only
Lifetime Active or Affiliate N/A Paper Submission only
Emeritus Affiliate FREE Paper submission only
First-year Complimentary
Letter from school required
Active FREE Paper submission only


Joint memberships are annual or multiple-year memberships for couples using the same mailing address. Each member is entitled to all rights and services applicable to their membership category (e.g., voting privileges).

First-time faculty may receive complimentary memberships provided by AACP for two years. In order to receive this complimentary membership, a letter on official school letterhead from the dean or department head must accompany the application form.

Last updated on: 9/15/2017 7:14 PM 

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