What We Do

Fostering effective and safe medication use is essential to promoting positive health outcomes and improving life quality for older persons.

Focusing on the practice of senior care pharmacy and advancing the profession, the ASCP Foundation strives to improve the health and well-being of older persons through appropriate, effective, and safe medication use.

Education and Research

To achieve this, the Foundation engages in educational and research initiatives that include:

Programs and Awards

The Fleetwood Project® Research Initiative

A landmark three-phase research initiative administered by the ASCP Foundation to demonstrate the impact of consultant pharmacist services on patient outcomes and health care costs.

GRAM (Geriatric Risk Assessment MedGuide) Research Project

A three-year research project focusing on improving patient safety by reducing serious, preventable adverse drug events through the use of the Geriatric Risk Assessment MedGuide (GRAM) software.

Guidelines for Prescription Labeling and Consumer Medication Information for People with Vision Loss

Guidelines that provide pharmacists and pharmacies with recommendations for making important medication information accessible for patients with vision loss, and serve as a resource for persons with vision loss and organizations serving them.

Herb Langsam Award for Excellence in Pharmacy Provider Services

This award is bestowed annually by the ASCP Foundation Board of Trustees to a pharmacy organization that is an exemplary provider of pharmacy services to residents and patients dwelling in the post-acute, long-term care, assisted living, or community settings. Meet this year's recipient.

Robert J. Miller Research & Education Poster Session

The Robert J. Miller Research & Education Poster Session is supported by the ASCP Foundation in honor of Robert J. Miller, former president and long-time member of ASCP. Bob Miller was known for his enthusiasm and desire to nurture others' growth.

Student Initiatives

The ASCP Foundation supports programs to help fund student registrations for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting & Exhibition. These programs include:

Arnold S. Feldman Memorial Senior Care Pharmacy Scholarship Program

Student Ambassador Program

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