MPA members receive regular communication about issues impacting their practice, Association events, opportunities to get involved and more! In addition to MPA publications, practice sections of the organization have their own targeted newsletters that are focused on resources and news that are valuable to their members. 

If you have any questions regarding MPA or practice section publications, please contact MPA at (517) 484-1466 or

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MPA Publications

MPA E-news

MPA E-news
 provides breaking news and information about legislative, professional practice, member and continuing education issues. E-news is e-mailed to members every other Wednesday.

MPA Executive Update
MPA Executive Update
 is an informative, blog-style newsletter that covers key legislative news, up-to-date information on MPA activities, details on national pharmacy actions that are important to your profession, valuable practice reports and ways that you can get involved. MPA Executive Update is e-mailed to members periodically throughout the year.

Michigan Pharmacist
Michigan Pharmacist
 is the official journal of MPA that provides important information about hot topics in pharmacy and issues facing the profession, serving as a primary reference source for pharmacists on topics like medications, reimbursement, innovative practice models, continuing education and legislative activities. Each practice section of MPA also has their own focus issue throughout the year that includes a section of articles on topics or resources that are relevant to their practice area. Michigan Pharmacist is mailed to members the first week of January, April, July and October.

Pharmacy Insights

Pharmacy Insights 
focuses on one topic of importance to pharmacy professionals or of interest to the profession. Past topics have included obesity, diversion, medication adherence and advocacy. Pharmacy Insights is e-mailed to members three times per year in May, August and November.

Please note that the September 2015 edition of Pharmacy Insights will be the last one published by the Association. After analyzing publications and results of the recent Communications and Publications survey, MPA decided to discontinue the publication to allow investment of time in other key areas. If you have any questions, please contact


New Practitioner Exchange
New Practitioner Exchange provides recent graduates and student pharmacists with the opportunity to connect with one another, exchange ideas and share helpful tips to achieving a balanced lifestyle. The publication is designed to cover "nonclinical" topics, providing a unique member benefit for pharmacy professionals just getting started with their careers. New Practitioner Exchange is e-mailed to new practitioner and Student MPA members in February, May, August and November.

Practice Section/Affiliated Chapter Publications

MSHP Monitor
MSHP Monitor focuses on health-system pharmacy news, clinical updates, residency articles and more. It's published by the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists as a service to its members. MSHP Monitor is e-mailed to MSHP members the 15th of each month.

The Consultant
The Consultant provides news relevant to pharmacists practicing in the consulting field, including long-term care, managed care, nuclear pharmacy, home infusion and more. It's published by the Consultant and Specialty Pharmacists of Michigan (CSPM) as a service to its members. The Consultant is e-mailed to CSPM members three times per year.

Community Connection
Community Connection provides news relevant to pharmacists practicing in the community setting. It's published by the Michigan Society of Community Pharmacists as a service to its members. Community Connection is e-mailed to MSCP members three times per year.

Tech Connect

Tech Connect provides important information to pharmacy technicians, features technicians throughout the state, provides updates on legislation impacting technician practice and shares some fun material to get technicians thinking and help them brush up on their skills. Tech Connect is e-mailed to MSPT members three times per year.