The purpose of USPA (Utah Student Pharmacist Alliance) is to foster the professional development of student pharmacists; to enhance learning of the pharmaceutical sciences; and to promote career development and opportunity awareness.
To promote the pharmacy profession and the role of the pharmacist in the American health care system.
To provide information to students about career options in all areas of pharmacy including: hospital and health systems; chain store; community and independent; government and armed services; pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution; managed care; and academic and educational.
To encourage student involvement in national and state professional pharmacy organizations and to encourage students to remain involved in these organizations after graduation.
To sponsor and organize educational and service programs to strengthen students clinical knowledge, professional, business and leadership abilities.
To educate the public about health care issues and the pharmacists role in providing services to manage and control these issues.
To promote pharmaceutical research and the acquisition and dissemination of new pharmacy based knowledge.