Upcoming events

    • 04/20/2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual

    The North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Presents

    Crossing the Chasm: Countering Structural Racism in Healthcare. Program 189

    2nd Notice

    This program is intended for NSP members, IPhA members, and those who want to join and support our associations in their important pharmacy related functions.

    All College of Pharmacy students are welcome to attend. Please use your personal email to register (not your university email).

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
    Time: 7pm to 8:30pm
    Location: Virtual Program

    Register in advance for this meeting:


    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    Schedule of Events:
    7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Featured CE Program Presentation.

    Reservations are required for attendance.

    Crossing the Chasm: Countering Structural Racism in Healthcare. Program 189

    The North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland is providing our virtual continuing pharmacy education program experience. NSP is committed to providing thoughtful and engaging programs. Your support of ALL pharmacy organizations (ex. IPhA, NSP, APhA, etc.) is more important now than ever. How we are practicing our profession during this difficult time has been challenging and ever evolving. We will be working to provide virtual programs until it is deemed safe to provide live programs again. NSP is hopeful that you will participate and grow your knowledge with us.

    Program Description

    We now recognize that racism and discrimination are deeply ingrained in the social, political, and economic structures of our society. For minorities, these differences result in unequal access to quality education, healthy food, livable wages, and affordable housing. In the wake of multiple highly publicized events, the Black Lives Matter movement has gained momentum, and with it have come more strident calls to address this ingrained, or structural, racism, as well as implicit bias (Monique Tello, Harvard Medical School Publishing). This program will focus on  the impact of racism in healthcare on our pharmacy patients.

    Participant Program Objectives

    At the conclusion of the program, the pharmacists and techs will be able to:

    1. Identify the frameworks of systemic racism to increase knowledge and understanding for pharmacy practitioners and technicians.
    2. Explain the impact of racism on health inequities within various subgroups.
    3. Define the role of pharmacists and technicians as social justice/change agents to increase racial equity in health care.
    4. Discuss achievable and actionable recommendations to counter structural racism in pharmacy practice now and in the future.



    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.


    Angela C. Riley, Pharm.D.

    National Pharmaceutical Association, Scottsdale, AZ

    Speaker of the House


    Disclosure: Our speaker declares no conflicts of interest, real or apparent, and no financial interests in any company, product, or service mentioned in this program.

    In compliance with regulatory and continuing education guidelines/codes of ethics, guests who are not healthcare professionals are not permitted to attend.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION: The Illinois Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.

    Funding for this program is provided by: North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland 

    In order to receive ACPE credit for this program, the participant must 1) Attend the program in its entirety; 2) Provide current information on the Attendance Log Form; and 3) Complete an Evaluation Form. The program’s administrator should provide attendees a Record of Attendance Form for their files. All Statements of Credit for ACPE approved – IPhA co-sponsored continuing education that individuals have completed during the year are available online at  If you do not have web access and would like a CE transcript mailed to you, please contact IPhA at (217) 522-7300 or

    There are no fees for this program.

    Register in advance for this meeting:


    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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