The Georgia Pharmacy Association

Regional Legislative Briefings

Meet, greet, and have a meal with friends while you’re updated on the latest information about our advocacy efforts.

GPhA’s regional updates — our Legislative Briefings — happen twice a year: in the fall and in the spring. They’re the time pharmacists across Georgia sit down with friends and colleagues in their part of the state to catch up on the latest in the world of Georgia pharmacy.

The briefings are organized by GPhA’s regional presidents, so each is a bit different and reflects the style of the area.

(Not sure what region you’re in? No problem. Click here for a map and a list of counties in each — you can also reach out to your region’s president.)

Briefings might include CPE credit, guest speakers, and often dinner (or at least hors d’oeuvres). Bottom line: They’re some of the best networking opportunities with fellow professionals you’ll get all year.

Spring 2017 Regional Legislative Briefings

Learn about the issues impacting your pharmacy practice and your patients’ ability to access and afford healthcare — issues the Georgia legislature took up this year — at your neighborhood briefing.

GPhA’s Legislative Briefings are when pharmacists across Georgia sit down with friends and colleagues in their part of the state to catch up on the latest in the world of Georgia pharmacy.

This April, GPhA is looking back at the 2017 legislative session. What’s next for Georgia pharmacists regarding the Pharmacy Patient Fair Practices Act? Using Georgia’s PDMP? Pharmacist supervision? We’ll review all these questions and more in a lively format with plenty of time for Q and A.

We’re keeping it casual and fun — GPhA’s regional presidents organize the briefings to reflect the area’s preferences and style. There will be a meal  and some of the best networking opportunities outside of the Georgia Pharmacy Convention.

Not sure what region you’re in? No problem. Click here for a map and a list of counties in each.

Region 1

April 18 | 7:00 p.m.

The Hall On Vine
19 East Vine Street
Statesboro, GA 30458
Price: $10
Sponsor: Astra Zeneca

Region 1 Counties
Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Liberty, Screven, Tattnall, and Toombs

Region 2

April 20 | 7:00 p.m.

Mom & Dad’s Restaurant
4143 N Valdosta Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
Price: $10
Sponsors: McKesson, Smith Drug Co.

Region 2 Counties
Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Calhoun, Clay, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Irwin, Lanier, Lee, Lowndes, Miller, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth

Region 3

April 12 | 7:00 p.m.

Mark’s City Grill
7160 Moon Road
Columbus, GA 31909
Price: $10
Sponsor: AbbVie

Region 3 Counties
Chattahoochee, Dooly, Harris, Macon, Marion, Muscogee, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Upson, and Webste

Region 4

April 18 | 7:00 p.m.

Due South Southern Cuisine
302 Clover Reach
Peachtree City 30269
Price $10
Sponsor: AbbVie

Region 4 Counties
Carroll, Clayton, Coweta, Douglas, Fayette, South Fulton, Heard, Henry, Lamar, Meriweather, Pike, Spaulding, and Troup

Region 5

April 11 | 7:00 p.m.

GPhA Headquarters
6065 Barfield Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Price: $10

Region 5 Counties
DeKalb, Forsyth, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale

Region 6

April 18 | 7:00 p.m.

Natalia’s
201 N Macon St.
Macon, GA 31210
Price: $10
Sponsor: AstraZeneca

Region 6 Counties
Baldwin, Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, and Wilkinson

Region 7

April 19 | 7:00 p.m.

Gabriel’s At The Old Mill
4271 Southside Dr.
Acworth, GA 30101
Price: $10
Sponsor: BD Diabetes Care

Region 7 Counties
Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cobb, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield

Region 8

April 13 | 7:00 p.m.

KD’s Café
504 Elizabeth Street
Waycross, GA 31501
Price: $10

Region 8 Counties
Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Ware, and Wayne

Region 9

April 19 | 7:00 p.m.

Charlie’s Italian Restaurant
15 West Cross Street
East Ellijay, GA 30540
Price: $10

Region 9 Counties
Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Habersham, Lumpkin, Pickens, Rabun, Towns, Union, and White

Region 10

April 12 | 7:00 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn
Dogwood Room
390 East Washington Street
Athens, GA 30601
Price: $10

Region 10 Counties
Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Stephens, and Walton

Region 11

April 13 | 7:00 p.m.

Bonefish Grill
2911 Washington Road
Augusta, GA 30909
Price: $10
Sponsor: AstraZeneca

Region 11 Counties
Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliferro, Warren, Washington, and Wilkes

Region 12

April 20 | 7:00 p.m.

Deano’s Italian
112 West Jackson Street
Dublin, GA 31021
Price: $10
Sponsor: AstraZeneca

Region 12 Counties
Bleckley, Dodge, Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair, Treutlen, Wheller, and Wilcox

CPE information

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Instructors: Lance Boles, Liza Chapman, Greg Reybold

After completing this session, learners will be able to: