The Washington DC Pharmacy Association (WDCPhA, formerly named the Washington DC Pharmaceutical Association) was established in 1975 as the unification of the District of Columbia Pharmaceutical Association (founded around 1852) and the Washington Pharmaceutical Association (founded in 1947).

WDCPhA is a nonprofit corporation that aims to promote the professional, clinical and business interests of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students in the District of Columbia, while also meeting the health and medication-related needs of the public. WDCPhA supports and seeks to improve the pharmacy profession through educational, legislative, service and research activities.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Washington DC Pharmacy Association is:

to promote the interests of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students and other pharmacy professionals in the District of Columbia;

to enhance the value of pharmacy services provided to those who live and work in the District; and

to advocate for and improve the profession of pharmacy through educational, research, legislative and service activities.