VALLEY FORGE, Pa. AmerisourceBergen and its community pharmacy network program, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, will fund several education and scholarship programs for pharmacy students, the company said Wednesday.
AmerisourceBergen said the funding, pledged over the last few weeks, brought the total amount of money given to support the programs to more than $2 million.
“AmerisourceBergen is committed to supporting the practice of community pharmacy,” president and CEO Dave Yost said. “Community-based pharmacists are critical members of the evolving U.S. healthcare system and the most accessible professional of the patient’s healthcare team. We are pleased to encourage students to consider community pharmacy and retail entrepreneurship, and to continue this tradition of supportive care.”