If you are a pharmacist, practitioner, physician, educator, scientist, administrator, resident/fellow or student involved in the pharmaceutical care of individuals living with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders or have an interest in this area, we invite you to join the American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists (AAPP).

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Ways to Join

You can join AAPP or renew your existing membership by one of the following options:

  1. By Fax: Print off the membership application and fax back your completed application with payment information to AAPP at 888-551-7617.
  2. By Mail: Print off the membership application and mail back your completed application with payment information to AAPP at 8055 O St., Ste. S113, Lincoln, NE 68510.
  3. AAPP Website: Online application and payment can be completed in the Membership section of the AAPP website (see "Membership Dues" below).

Membership Categories

Membership dues cover the time period of July 1 through the following June 30. To learn more about the benefits available with each membership category, view our Membership Benefits.

  • Active Members
    Licensed Pharmacists-US and International. Retired active members are extended a 50% discount on membership dues. Request for retired status must be submitted in a written memo to info@aapp.org providing age and current works status. This dues category is only extended to members who have maintained membership for a minimum of 10 consecutive years, achieved the age of 62 or greater, retired from administrative and/or clinical responsibilities, and working less than a 50% full-time schedule. More on retired status criteria is available below.
  • Associate Members Health care professionals who are not practicing pharmacists such as Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Pharmaceutical Scientists, Researchers, Physician Assistants, Therapists, Non-RPh Medical Liaisons, Mental Health Outcomes Researchers and Social Workers.
  • Student Members
    Individuals in an accredited school of pharmacy progressing toward a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Membership must be renewed annually and status verified by the school. Student Pharmacists can access AAPP membership and events at heavily discounted rates. The discounts come with few restrictions such as no ACPE credit to ensure individuals are in the correct membership category.
  • Resident and Fellow Members
    Individuals participating in a post-doctoral educational experience who have an interest in psychiatric pharmacy. Members within this category include individuals in Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice/ Psychopharmacology Residencies, Neurology Residencies, Pharmacy Practice with required/elective experiences in psychiatry or neurology, Fellowships of similar areas including bench with translational research in neuropsych and substance use applications. 

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Contributions or gifts to AAPP are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal Income Tax purposes. A percentage of dues payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary and necessary business expense. AAPP estimates the nondeductible portion of dues (the portion allocated to lobbying expense) is 15%.

Cancellation Policy

The American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists (AAPP) reserves the right to refuse/cancel a membership in AAPP as aligned with provisions in AAPP’s bylaws. If AAPP refuses a new or renewing membership, registrants will be offered a refund.

Membership Cancellation by Participant

Membership cancellations received within 7 days of registration may be eligible to receive a full refund less $25 service fee if no other purchases have been made. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.

Cancellations will be accepted via phone or e-mail, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. In addition:

  • All refund requests must be made by the member.
  • Refund requests must include the name of the member and the order number.
  • Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.

The above policies apply to all AAPP memberships. Any questions or cancellation requests may be directed to AAPP staff at info@aapp.org.