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Dade County

A unit association of the Florida Pharmacy Association

The Dade County Pharmacy Association (DCPA) is a unit of the Florida Pharmacy Association, the largest and oldest state-wide organization representing the profession of pharmacy in Florida.

Mission Statement:


The mission of pharmacy is to serve society as the profession responsible for the appropriate use of medications, devices and services to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes.


In pursuit of that mission, DCPA:

  1. Advocates the interests of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in Miami-Dade County;
  2. Represents members on issues of economics, political action and public relations of interest to pharmacy;
  3. Promotes, supports and provides education for the enhancement of professional, management and leadership
  4. Promotes the highest professional and ethical standards of practice for the delivery of pharmaceutical care;
  5. Identifies, evaluates, and responds to trends and events that impact pharmacy and the health care system, and;
  6. Fosters effective communication between pharmacists, health care professionals, and the public to enhance the
    overall quality of health care.
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With Omicron cases increasing and predicted to spike in the coming days, the Dade County Pharmacy Association Executive Committee has decided to change the format of the Residency CE Program to be held on January 22 and 23, 2022 – to Zoom ONLY .  The change was debated and approved to protect our resident-presenters and audience members and to ensure the safety of all.

We are setting up the Zoom meeting and will send out the specifics to those of you that have registered and/or will be registering.  You can use a computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.  However, since Zoom takes attendance, each registrant must sign in to Zoom individually, in other words, signing in and watching the presentation in a group will only count for the person that signed in.

We will also be moving to online evaluation forms for the presenters and presentations.  An online form will be available for collecting CE Credit hour requests, license to be posted, and to collect and verify CE codes issued throughout the meeting.

If you have any additional questions  –  please email the association at

Thank you and stay safe.

Click the button below to register as a member and sign up for the 2022 Residency CE Program.

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Review Your CE posting status

Members are reminded to regularly review their CE posting status at CE Brokers.  We encourage that you check the hours posted to ensure that the provider is correctly posting your hours.  We also encourage that you confirm the type of credit posted: Consultant v.s. General Credit.


Also Remember:

to check your hours before and after any license renewal. Once hours are posted for general credit toward the PS license, they cannot be changed to Consultant credit to be used at that PU license’s renewal.

Your annual membership provides you with a full subscription to CE Brokers. Take advantage of your membership benefit.


Some of our active student members are graduating this year.  Congratulations to them as they enter a new phase of their Pharmacy lives.  Our best to:

Taylor Harris, PharmD

Sindy Vasquez, PharmD

Jacob Johnson, PharmD

Emmanuel Escobar, PharmD

Another member, Lauren Chapman Caso started with DCPA as a student member, continued as a Resident member and is graduating from her residency in June.  She will be joining the workforce in South Florida as a Pharmacist.

Special Thanks!

Thank you all who participated in the 25th Annual Residency Program. Our first attempt at running concurrent sessions with breakout rooms went fairly smoothly. Yes, there were a stoppers.

Evaluations have been reviewed and shared with the Residents and their Preceptors. The program content and presentation were well received.

Ideas for 2022? Maybe something like “LIFE BEYOND COVID.” We can only hope!

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Dues Renewal

It is that time of year again, time to renew your membership to the Dade County Pharmacy Association. Dues are being kept steady for last six years: Pharmacist $80, Pharmacy Technicians $40, 2021 Graduates and Residents $40, Pharmacy Students FREE.

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Business Meetings are held in conjunction with the regular Continuing Education Programs. Members are welcome to participate in these meetings.