About ACA – American College of Apothecaries

The American College of Apothecaries was founded on May 9, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia. In 1978, the Research & Education Foundation was established, and in 1998 the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists began. The existence of these three separate entities allows for the provision of numerous benefits to the Fellowship and the profession. Our Research & Education Resource Center was founded in 1998 in Bartlett, Tennessee.


At PCCA, we’re proud of our mission — Support the creation of personalized medicine and innovative products that make a difference in patients’ lives. We’re committed to helping you and your business shine through our culture of innovation and quality, of success and celebration, of caring and sharing. We’ve made it our business to support compounding pharmacists at every step.

Compounding Pharmacy Accreditation | National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

NABP’s Compounding Pharmacy Accreditation is suited for compounding pharmacies that provide advanced patient care services and reduce the risks associated with compounding practices.


AlignRx is the nation’s largest independently owned pharmacy services administration organization (PSAO).

Alliance for Patient Medication Safety

The Pharmacy Quality Commitment+ (PQC+) program is a confidential, highly secure, continuous quality improvement program. Our training and resources help you build upon your existing CQI program and strengthen your safety culture. Pharmacies are provided a secure portal to report “near miss” and error data to identify risk in the prescription and patient care workflow.