Utah society of health-system Pharmacists


What We Do

Motivate, Educate, Communicate, Collaborate, Advocate!

The Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists (USHP) is the Utah state affiliate of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). We uphold the mission of ASHP at the state level. Our active membership is comprised of over 300 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students of the great hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory settings of the Beehive State. We have also been involved in the education of countless students and residents who have passed through Utah's borders.

Our Vision

USHP is the premier source of education, information, collaboration, and advocacy for health-system pharmacy in Utah.

Our Mission

To advance public health and improve patient outcomes.

Our Objectives

  1. Develop and advocate for laws, regulations and professional standards for patient care. 
  2. Foster an adequate supply of competent pharmacists and pharmacy technicians through programs developed by USHP. 
  3. Disseminate information relevant to pharmacy practice in Utah. 
  4. Facilitate communication and collaboration within pharmacy and between pharmacy personnel and other healthcare professionals. 
  5. Promote research in the health sciences and patient care. 
  6. Advocate for safe and effective medication use and patient-centered care.
  7. Pursue any other issue or lawful activity that may be authorized by the USHP Board of Directors not specifically addressed in the Constitution and By-Laws.

For more operational information:

Our Strategic Plan

Our Leadership Team

Constitution and Bylaws


For historical information on USHP:

Our History

Past Leadership

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The Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists (USHP) is an IRS 501(c)(6) tax exempt entity.
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