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2022 Virtual Pharmacy Legislative Day
VPhA has made the difficult decision to transition pharmacy day to a virtual event. With COVID cases rising we understand the importance of staying close to home and supporting your patients. We still need your voice and attendance for virtual advocacy.
Registration is NOW closed!
VPhA’s annual Pharmacy Legislative Day is the cornerstone of the association’s legislative and public policy efforts. This year’s event will transition to virtual programming and grassroots efforts – making it even easier for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists to play a key role in influencing important legislation!
Space is no longer limited. This is a virtual event.
How to Participate:
- Register – it’s FREE for VPhA members and students, $40 for non-members
- Clear your calendar on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 to engage in the Zoom programming and legislative briefing.
- Plan to email or call your state senator and state representative the same day
- Let us know who you contacted!
Timeline and Programming:
Welcome – Christina Barrille, Executive Director, and Dr. Leah Argie, VPhA President
Comments from the Honorable Delegate Keith Hodges and Delegate Otto Wachsmann
APhA Advocacy Update – Dr. Ilisa Bernstein – Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Practice and Government Affairs, American Pharmacists Association
NCPA Advocacy Update – Adam Harbison-Director, Congressional Affairs, National Community Pharmacists Association
Overview of VPhA legislation and Virginia Pharmacy Issues – Howard Estes, Estes Law, and Consulting
11:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Legislator Outreach (Look up your legislator here!)
Pharmacy Day Hotwash – Join Howard and Christina for an informal zoom meeting to discuss who you chatted with and any follow-ups. You can pop on for 5 min or spend the whole hour with us. Whatever works best for you.
Check out the Speaker Bios for Dr. Ilisa Bernstein and Adam Harbinson HERE
Check out the VPhA Advocacy page for the latest information on VPhA’s legislative initiatives. There are also webinars that will educate you on pharmacy issues and the best way to communicate with legislators.
Don’t know your legislator? Look it up here: http://whosmy.virginiageneralassembly.gov/