Supporting Evidence

Historical Perspectives

Implementing Pharmaceutical Care
March 12-15, 1993
San Antonio, Texas

ASHP and the ASHP Research and Education Foundation conducted a conference on “Implementing Pharmaceutical Care” in March 1993. Over 200 practitioners attended the meeting, a major event in ASHP’s 50th anniversary year commemoration. The keynote address was delivered by Max D. Ray, Pharm.D., which was cast in the lively form of a one-act play, designed to give an overview of society, the forces that are changing health care, and how pharmacy fits into this “big picture.” Read the Proceedings


Pharmacy in the 21st Century Conference
October 11-14, 1989
Williamsburg, Virginia

Under the auspices of 17 national pharmacy organizations including the Food and Drug Administration, the Pharmacy in the 21st Century Conference brought together pharmacy leaders in an invitational meeting at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Conference participants numbered 108 and included practitioners, pharmacy leadership, and selected representatives of consumer groups, government and corporate health-care decision makers. Following a keynote address, the conferees attended four plenary sessions and met in small workshops to draft statements on issues and problems that would face the profession in the next 15-20 years. On the final day the Conference reviewed 112 statements generated at the workshops to develop a consensus on the importance of the issues and problems identified. Read the Proceedings


Directions for Clinical Practice in Pharmacy
February 10-13, 1985
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

ASHP and the ASHP Research and Education Foundation conducted a consensus development conference on “Directions for Clinical Practice in Pharmacy” in February 1985. The objectives of the three-day conference were to examine the extent to which the profession of pharmacy has established goals with respect to clinical practice, to assess the current status of the clinical practice of pharmacy and pharmacy education, and to identify practical ways for advancing clinical practice. Approximately 150 pharmacy practitioners and educators attended the invitational meeting, along with observers from medicine, nursing, and hospital administration. Read the Proceedings