Envisioning New Career Pathways for Pharmacy Technicians


Pharmacy technicians are critical members of the pharmacy workforce; however, the profession is facing ongoing and worsening technician shortages, which were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This study identified gaps in the current career pathways for pharmacy technicians and approaches to improve their retention within community and health-system pharmacy settings in order to address ongoing workforce challenges.

Lead Researcher: Jennifer Bacci, PharmD, MPH, BCACP

Contact Info: jbacci@uw.edu

Publication under review



HRSA: HWRC Allied Health