Executive Residents


Rajan Vaidya, PharmD

Rajan Vaidya, PharmD is Director, Pharmacy Practice & Policy at the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) in Sacramento, CA. His primary responsibility with the CPhA Center for Advocacy is the implementation and advancement of pharmacy practice within the California State Capitol and before regulatory agencies.

Prior to this role, Vaidya completed his post graduate training as the Executive Resident in Association Management and Leadership with the APhA Foundation from 2018-2019. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree with the inaugural class at the Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a certificate in Healthcare Management - Health Systems.

His professional interests include pharmacy advocacy, healthcare policy development, strategic fundraising, leadership development, and mentoring student pharmacists. In addition, Vaidya actively serves on the Board for the Indian Pharmacists Association of California.