October is National Pharmacist Month. On the 12th day, we give special recognition to the significant gains that women have made in pursuing careers in pharmacy and the thousands of women who dream of becoming pharmacists.

Women Pharmacist Day was founded by the Pharmacist Moms Group. The Pharmacist Moms Group was started in 2017 by Dr. Suzanne Soliman to help support, offer resources, and provide a professional network for pharmacist moms.

As recently as the 1960s, women made up only 8% of all pharmacists in the United States. Now, the General Pharmaceutical Council's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion report, published in December 2019, reports that women account for 62% of General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registrants, and women earned approximately 61% of the 14,000 PharmDs earned in the United States (in 2016).

We're Are Celebrating All Week Long!

Innovation Compounding values the vital role that women play in advancing the practice of pharmacy and improving patient outcomes. This week, we want to thank the women on our team for the significant contributions made daily to ensure the highest level of service to our patients—and health care providers.

And we invite you to join us in the celebration by thanking the female pharmacists on your staff, at your local pharmacy, within your community, and in membership with your healthcare organization!

Happy #WomenPharmacistDay!

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