About the Journal: A Peer Reviewed Publication of the California Pharmacists Association

Published quarterly by the California Pharmacists Association, this print and digital publication contains information every California pharmacist will want to read. As a special member benefit, CPhA Members receive the print publication.

The California Pharmacist Journal has been in continuous publication since 1954 and, to this day, reaches a highly-targeted group of pharmacists and other professionals who make key buying decisions about the profession. 

Designed to inform, educate, and motivate readers, California Pharmacist is filled with clinical information to help readers better serve their patients.

Are You Interested in Being Published or Contributing?

California Pharmacist provides content that is clinically-oriented and based on relevant models of practice. In order to achieve content and editorial excellence, the CPhA Editorial Review Committee (ERC) is seeking content experts (e.g. cardiology, oncology, women's health, men's health, etc.) who may be interested in authoring articles and/or become peer reviewers. 

The article process from submission to acceptance typically takes three months, but can take anywhere from one to six months depending on peer review. If you would like to be considered for a specific quarterly issue, please use the following dates as a guide for submission.* Please note, as a rolling publication, the Journal accepts submissions at any time and you do not need to adhere to the timeline below in order to submit:

2017 Timeline for Specific Issue

 Publication Date  Submit By Date
 7/28/17 (Number 3 issue)  3/12/17
 10/28/17 (Number 4 issue)  5/12/17

*Please note, these dates are an approximation and may change at any time without notice, at the discretion of the Journal.

To view Author Guidelines, please click here. 

To view Peer Reviewer Guidelines, please click here. 

If you are ready to submit and/or review, please click here to register.

If you have any questions about content, please contact Editor-In-Chief, Karl Hess here:

For technical assistance with the peer review system, please contact CPhA Communications Coordinator, Jill Pfund here:

Do you have artwork that you would like to share with your colleagues in pharmacy? The editors are seeking photographs, drawings, or paintings for inclusion in the Journal. The artwork should be high-quality, in digital format, and contain no identifiable people. Please email your submission to If your submission is chosen for inclusion, the editors will contact you.

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