About AAPS

About AAPS

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific organization of approximately 10,000 members employed in academia, industry, government, and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.

Mission

AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.

Vision

AAPS will advance the pharmaceutical sciences to drive prevention and cures.

Core Values

  • Learning
  • Innovation
  • Service
  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity

This mission and vision and these values were developed through AAPS' 2014–2015 strategic visioning process. The AAPS Executive Council approved this 2016–2020 strategic plan in June 2015.