March 2022 Question of the Month

What factor will have the greatest impact on the number of unfilled pharmacist positions that currently exists?

2022 pharmacy school graduates will fill the open positions: 8.3%

Pharmacy closures will help reduce the number of unfilled positions: 58.4%

Currently employed pharmacists will see an increases in hours worked and overtime: 25.0%

Chains will reassign pharmacist administrators/HQ personnel back to the stores: 0.0%

Pharmacy schools will increase the incoming class size: 8.3%

Retired pharmacists will come out of retirement to fill hours: 0.0%