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Welcome to APSA!

Welcome to the all new APSA website! These tools make it easier to keep you up to date as to the many things that are happening with APSA and the different opportunities available for you to get involved. Check out our Facebook page as well and “like” the page to keep up with APSA even easier than ever before! Take some time and browse around, and feel free to leave us any comments. We’d love to hear from you! ~APSA leadership team.

APSA Election Candidates

APSA Elections have begun! With exams rolling along and currently happening, it’s great to see how many pharmacy students are running for positions and hoping to step out of their comfort zone towards taking a leadership role on APSA. Have a look at each contestant’s platform and see what wonderful ideas each bright individual has to bring to the table. The contestants’ platforms are contained in the link below. Voting days are March 20th and 21st so don’t forget to vote!


Click here to view the 2014 APSA General Elections Biographies.


Pharmacy Quarterly – Issue 5

Issue 5 of the Pharmacy Quarterly is now available. To view the new edition of the Pharmacy Quarterly, you may click the image below or visit the Pharmacy Quarterly page.


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Pharmacist Awareness Month 2014

Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) is upon us! PAM is an annual event across Canada with pharmacy students and pharmacists taking time to promote the profession. APSA and CAPSI have planned numerous events to celebrate the occasion and to promote the profession to the general public and other health care professionals alike. The month kicks off with the year-end formal, better known as the Blue and Gold Ball, and then continues on with advocacy events, health clinics, and numerous professional seminars. There will also be numerous lunches, dinners, and prizes throughout the week. So make sure to come out and have a great time while supporting your profession! Check out all the details at myapsa.ca/pam/ and check out our Facebook page UAlberta Pharmacist Awareness Month for the latest updates!


APSA Elections 2014

Hey Everyone!

It’s that time of the year again! The time of the year again with motivating speeches and some big bright beautiful posters. APSA Elections will be taking place shortly. Attached below is the link to the elections form as well as all the information you would need to know regarding the upcoming APSA Elections. This is another fantastic opportunity to get involved so don’t miss out!

Below is the link to the elections form along with the information sheet regarding important deadlines


Upcoming RxA Speaker Series – Tues Feb 13th

Excited for another RxA Speaker Series? Below are details to the next one:

Title: RxA Speaker Series

RxA Speaker Series: Implementing CACPs in Community Practice with Kelly LaForge.

When: Thursday, February 13 from 12-12:50pm
Where: MS-231
Please RSVP via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1420387234868567/
OR by emailing eliezer@ualberta.ca

Eliezer Chin
RxA Student Representative

Pharmacy Quarterly – January 2014

The January 2014 edition of the Pharmacy Quarterly is now available. To view the new edition of the Pharmacy Quarterly, you may click the image below or visit the Pharmacy Quarterly page.


Blue & Gold 2014 Tickets

Tickets for Blue and Gold are NOW ON SALE! They will be sold both online and during office hours in the APSA office (cheque only). Tickets are $50 for APSA members and $60 for non-APSA members until February 14th. After this, APSA members will also be charged $60 – so get your tickets early! Click here to view the online ticket sales page.


If you have any questions please let me know!


Cassandra Woit
Social Director


Independent Night 2014

What: Independent Night 2014

When: Wednesday, January 22th @ 5:30PM

Where: Faculty Club

Who: You!

Why: It’s awesome! For more reasons, read below.

Do you want to learn more about and network with independent pharmacists? Do you want to win great door prizes, like hockey tickets, iPods, and giftcards?

Join a round table speed dating event with independent pharmacists/owners from across Alberta! There will be delicious food and lots of free goodies. There are 120 spots and this is a blacklisted event. Priority is given to 4th years, then 3rd years, and so on.

Please sign-up here: https://docs.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/forms/d/13nggcvUyQ5c0DKrtuyNPJ31WZH5g1X6BYu-3ekHZoLo/viewform

Feel free to contact Irene Giang (igiang@ualberta.ca) with any questions or concerns.

CAPSI Bi-Elections

Are you interested in getting involved in your profession this upcoming year on a national level? CAPSI has officially opened up bi-elections allowing you to run for a position on CAPSI National! Below are some documents detailing the process and the roles and responsibilities of each available position. If you are even slightly interested in any of these, I encourage you to contact myself or Dan! We can give you the inside scoop on CAPSI and get you in touch with the current individual in that position. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved and network across the country so I urge you to take advantage of it! Please note that the materials are due on January 28th, 2014.


2014-15 CAPSI National Executive Position Duties and Responsibilities

2014-15 Bi-election Announcement

2014-15 Bi-election Nomination Form

2014-15 Election Videotaping Protocol


Pharmacy Quarterly – December 2013

Hi everyone, the December 2013 edition of the Pharmacy Quarterly is now available. Enjoy the well-deserved holiday break!


To view the third issue of the Pharmacy Quarterly, you may click the image below or visit the Pharmacy Quarterly page.

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