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WSPA Ambulatory Care Academy

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If you are interested in more than one academy, no problem. WSPA members CAN be involved in multiple academies. Visit one of WSPA's Academies pages to find information and leadership tailored to the various practice settings. If you are interested in joining an academy, contact one of the Academy leaders, WSPA staff at 425-228-7171 or email wspa staff at

ACA Members Only Page  

Click here for access to meeting agendas, notes, newsletter, discussion forum and more!


Purpose Statement

The WSPA Ambulatory Care Academy (ACA) serves leaders, pharmacists, learners and technicians involved in ambulatory clinic direct patient care and practice management. The ACA is committed to providing networking, collaboration and professional development opportunities for its members while prioritizing practice transformation within Washington state.


Leadership Team:

Chair: Andrea Corona, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Incoming Chair: Amanda Locke, PharmD, BCACP

Resident: Karen White, PharmD

Students: Jeannette Bernay (UW) and Thai-Mai Dang (WSU)


Ambulatory Care Academy Meetings

ACA Meeting - all day - April 27th, 2018 Western Washington 

ACA Meeting - all day - October 6th at Virginia Mason Memorial in Yakima, WA (Visit the ACA Members Page for slides from the meeting or email for slides)

ACA Meeting at the WSPA Annual Meeting November 10th and 11th, Grand Mound, WA 

ACA Meeting at the Northwest Pharmacy Convention May 31st - June 3rd, 2018 Coeur d'Alene, ID


Complete the ASHP Ambulatory Care Assessment Tool

The WSPA Ambulatory Care Academy encourages all Washington Ambulatory pharmacists to complete the ASHP Ambulatory Care  Practice Assessment Tool. We will reporting out the data on a state level. It is essential that many Washington locations enter their data to allow for us to benchmark against other innovative peers in our state. Assessment Survey:


Northwest Reception at ASHP Annual Meeting

Sunday December 3rd at 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Room Grand D

No RSVP needed, all are welcome! 


Ambulatory Residencies in Washington

Access the online ASHP residency directory for website links and contact information.

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residencies

Providence St. Peter Family Medicine - Olympia
UW Medicine - Seattle
Virginia Mason - Seattle


PGY1 Residencies with an Emphasis in Ambulatory Care

ASHP does not classify PGY1 residencies as having an ambulatory care focus. PGY1 classifications include Pharmacy, Managed Care and Community. 


            Bartell Drugs/UW School of Pharmacy – Seattle

            Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group - Seattle

            MultiCare Health System - Tacoma

            Providence St. Mary Medical Center – Walla Walla

            UW School of Pharmacy/Providence Pharmacy Monroe - Monroe

            UW School of Pharmacy/QFC – Seattle


Ambulatory Residency Resources

Residency Pathways for Ambulatory Care Practice

Is a postgraduate year 2 residency necessary to practice in ambulatory care? 


If you are a program director and would like to include your residency on the list of PGY1 residencies with Ambulatory Experience please notify Jenny Arnold at

more Calendar

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Suicide Awareness and Referral for Pharmacy Professionals (Spokane)

Pharmacy Technician CE Day

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