Campus Organizations


Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)

A professional association of pharmacists and associates who serve patients and the public through the promotion of wellness and rational drug therapy by the application of managed care principles.

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

An international association of clinical pharmacists dedicated to promoting innovative science, developing successful models of practice, and disseminating new knowledge to advance pharmacotherapy and patient care.

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

The largest pharmacy student organization at UCSF, APhA strives to be the collective voice of pharmacy students, to provide opportunities for professional growth, and to envision and actively promote the future of pharmacy.


Endeavors to provide student leaders at California pharmacy schools with an opportunity to learn more about leadership skills, build effective time and team management techniques, and interact with pharmacy practitioners and other student pharmacists.

California Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (CSHP)

The student chapter at UCSF of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists strives to promote the role of pharmacists in health-system settings and support professional and academic development. Through various residency panels, lunch talks, and a roundtable dinner with residency coordinators, our students see the benefits and opportunities gained through post-graduate experiences.

Community Outreach Student Alliance (COSA)

Oversees community service projects within the School of Pharmacy to provide health screenings, disease-state management counseling, health education and workshops to underserved patient populations.

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

The oldest and largest of the pharmaceutical fraternities.

Latino Association of Pharmacy Students (LAPS)

The focus of LAPS is to teach students the Spanish vocabulary, language, and culture necessary to interact with Hispanic people of the community, especially in the pharmacy setting. We also focus on encouraging young Hispanics to attain higher education.

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)

Represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of more than 24,000 independent community pharmacies across the United States.



Pharmacy Alliance for Mentoring, Leadership, and Information (PhAMLI) began in 2004 at UCSF as a project of Asian Health Caucus (AHC) at UCSF. PhAMLI then became an affiliate of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). In recent years, PHAMLI has grown immensely allowing it to become its own Registered Campus Organization. (FB Page)


Phi Delta Chi

A coeducational national professional pharmacy fraternity advancing the science of pharmacy and fostering fraternal spirit among its members.


Phi Lambda Sigma

A national pharmacy leadership society comprised of student pharmacists, practitioners, and professors promoting the development of leadership qualities among student pharmacists.

Rho Chi

An honor society in pharmacy promoting the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences through the stimulation and recognition of academic excellence.

Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA)

An educational and service association of students who are concerned about pharmacy issues, professional development, and are dedicated to increasing diversity in pharmacy and other health-related professions. The purpose of SNPhA is to plan, organize, coordinate, and execute programs geared toward the improvement of the health, education, and social environment of underserved communities.