CAPDM Advisory Groups

CAPDM Advisory Groups

CAPDM Advisory Groups represent all key pharmacy and health care supply chain systems; They are involved in the development of industry Position Papers and identifying solutions for an efficient and safe supply chain. These Groups successfully establish COLLABORATION and build CONSENSUS among trading partners with a COMMITMENT to recommending improvements for best supply chain practices.

 For a listing of Advisory Group Members, visit the Advisory Group Members Page.


Drug Shortage Advisory Group

This Advisory Group monitors on-going federal initiatives related to drug shortage strategies and acts in an advisory capacity to positively  influence the future direction of drug shortage initiatives.  This group ensures the role and business needs of CAPDM members are understood and incorporated into future Health Canada strategies to strengthen approaches to drug shortages in Canada.


Education Advisory Group

This Advisory Group draws on a cross sector of CAPDM members to advise on educational needs of the membership.  This group also reviews past sessions with a view to enhance future offerings.

Regulatory Affairs Advisory Group 

This Advisory Group responds to proposed or potential changes to Health Canada Regulations impacting our membership.  By enlisting a broad range of opinions and expertise, CAPDM is able to provide a well-rounded, expert response, reflective of the memberships joint perspective on regulatory issues which may impact their business.


Safety Advisory Group 

This important new group will zero in on the safe movement of pharmaceutical products within the supply chain all the way to the retailer. This group's focus will be to share safety-related experiences and learnings to enhance response and overall supply chain and patient safety.

Vaccine Distribution Advisory Group

This group will provide guidance and feedback on tactical process to ensure provincial distribution of flu vaccines through retail channels is optimized.


WatchDog Advisory Group

This group actively monitors industry trends and provides insight and feedback to ensure CAPDM and it’s members are proactive in their business planning.

Member Forum

September 17, 2019
Angus Glen Golf Club
Markham, Ontario


2018 CAPDM Boot Camp Series

November 7 - 8, 2018
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario


Executive Conference

January 14 - 15, 2019
Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel
Dorval, QC


Annual Conference

May 5 - 8, 2019
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
Carlsbad, CA