Independent Night


Independent Night brings together alumni and pharmacy owners from independent pharmacies from across the province to share their advice, experiences, job opportunities and more with pharmacy students and new grads. You won't want to miss out on this networking event!

Thanks to a partnership between alumna Aileen Jang (BSc Pharm 1983), the Pharmacy Alumni Association and the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Independent Night 2021 will be taking place virutally on the evening of February 8th, 2022 from 6PM to 8PM.

Although we cannot meet in person, Independent Night with be as interactive and fun as usual, using Zoom breakout rooms to allow for multiple networking conversations throughout the night with pharmacy owners from across the province, including many that will be looking to hire.

Students will get a chance to ask questions to each of the hosts in an intimate online setting, and the hosts will have the opportunity to tell students more about their practices.

Register now.

Are you a pharmacy student who wants to learn more about pharmacy ownership, entrepreneurship, and networking opportunities? Register now. Registration is now open to all pharmacy students including PharmD, CCPP, PPP or Graduate students interested in working in a community pharmacy setting. Recent graduates from the Class of 2021 are also invited to join us! 

Aileen Jang, Organizer


Aileen Jang graduated from the Class of 1983 with her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. As the owner of two independent pharmacies, Medi-Drugs Millcreek and Medi-Drugs Clareview, she spends her days ensuring her team has the tools they need to succeed and provide optimal care to their patients. After 37 years as a community pharmacist, she says she loves that her pharmacies are an integral part of the community. Over the past few years, her Millcreek store—Medi-Drugs Millcreek, which has served its community for over 20 years—has established itself as an ally in the LGBTQ+ space.


Castledowns ARP, Claresholm Pharmacy, Clareview Drug Mart, Community Health Pharmacy, Falher IDA and McLennan IDA, Hawkstone Pharmacy, LifeMed Pharmacy, Medi-Drugs Clareview, Medi-Drugs Millcreek, Mint Pharmacy, Norbridge Pharmacy, Pharmasave Valleyview and Junction Point, Pidsadowski IDA, Strathcona Prescription Centre