Our Mission

The Society of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacists (SPPCP) promotes exceptional patient care by advancing pain and palliative pharmacists through education, development, and research in collaboration with the transdisciplinary team.

Our Vision

Patient Care - SPPCP strives for excellence in patient care by: optimizing pharmacotherapeutic outcomes, promoting best practices in pain and palliative care, and supporting quality of life.

Collaboration - SPPCP shall support patient-centered transdisciplinary pain and palliative care teams with the pharmacist as an integral member of the team.

Education and Mentorship - SPPCP shall provide education and training for the professional development and advancement of pain and palliative care pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.

Leadership – SPPCP shall develop future pharmacist clinicians and leaders in pain and palliative care.

Development - SPPCP shall advocate for legislation and public policy impacting pain and palliative care pharmacists.  SPPCP shall advocate for access to care for the pain and palliative care patient population.

Research – SPPCP shall facilitate research and dissemination of information that promotes the impact of precision pharmacopalliation and the pharmacist as an essential part of the transdisciplinary team.