Michigan Pharmacy Week, Oct. 17-23, 2021

Michigan Pharmacy Week will be recognized Oct. 18-24, 2020. Members are encouraged to celebrate their profession and promote the valuable role of pharmacists during this week and throughout American Pharmacists Month (APhM) in October of each year!

Pharmacy Week Resources

Spread the word on social media. Use #MIPharm and utilize the graphics below to share on Facebook and Twitter. Find more social media tips here.

Print off a copy of the official proclamation (2020 proclamation) from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office and prominently display it at your practice site.

Utilize That’s My Pharmacists materials in your pharmacy. That’s My Pharmacist is a public relations campaign organized by the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) and MPA Public Affairs Committee. For more information and resources, visit www.ThatsMyPharmacist.com.

Access resources designed to educate other healthcare providers, legislators and the public on the various areas that pharmacists make an impact. Access the Pharmacists as Providers resources online.

Utilize Michigan Pharmacy Week logos for your promotional or event materials. Click on the graphics below to download.

National Pharmacy Technician Day, Oct. 19, 2021

As part of American Pharmacists Month (APhM), National Pharmacy Technician Day is held on the third Tuesday to honor the hard work and dedication of pharmacy technicians who are on the front lines supporting pharmacists day-in and day-out! On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, be sure to take the time to celebrate and acknowledge the pharmacy technicians at your practice site.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) typically takes several actions to make it easy for organizations to participate in National Pharmacy Technician Day, including a theme, graphic identities, discounts on products and a hashtag for social media. Please watch the PTCB Resources page for more details as the observance gets closer.