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Michigan Pharmacists Association was established Nov. 14, 1883

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) was established Nov. 14, 1883. MPA is the state professional society serving Michigan’s pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists in all settings of practices. For more than 130 years, MPA has strived to provide its members with the tools, resources and support needed to advance the profession of pharmacy and provide quality patient care.


Our Mission

The mission of MPA is to serve members by providing support, advocacy and resources that ultimately improve patient care, safety, health, and the practice of pharmacy.


Our Vision

MPA, as the leader of pharmacy professionals in Michigan, is the premier source of professional development, information and practice innovations. Through the active involvement of its diverse members, MPA is an influential force in developing health policy and optimizing patient health, safety, and medication management.


Our Structure

To fulfill its mission, MPA provides its members with practice section and local association connections, as well as services from its diverse affiliates and councils. It is led by the Executive Board and governed by the House of Delegates. Visit the Our Leadership and Governance page for additional information.

Our Practice Sections

Our Component Organizations

Our Affiliated Organizations


Our Strategic Plan
MPA’s strategic plan outlines the goals of the Association to ensure that its objectives and the needs of its members are met. MPA has a reputation for being one of the most innovative state professional pharmacy organizations. Thoughtful strategic planning, dedicated members and strong leadership commitment are key reasons the Association remains a viable force within the state of Michigan and to our profession.

The MPA Executive Board has identified key areas and long-range strategic issues and goals for 2015-2016. Click here to view an outline of our key strategic issues and goals. In addition, members are encouraged to view our historical strategic plan document, which sets forth MPA’s strategic direction and priorities for the upcoming years. Specifically, this document includes:  MPA’s mission, values and vision of the future; trends that are impacting MPA; a summary of MPA’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats; the key areas that MPA must address in the future; and MPA’s long-range goals and objectives in each of the key areas.


Our Room Rental Opportunities
MPA has meeting and event space available at our office in downtown Lansing. Our headquarters boasts 16,849 square foot of space, including a state-of-the-art training center, Board room, handicap-accessible facilities and ample parking. Click here for a brochure with additional information about renting available space. In addition, please view the policies and rental forms below.

Executive Board Room

Robinson Leadership Center