For Immediate Release
February 5, 2020
Gavin Stern, 703-647-2781

AAMI and PDA Announce Plans to Explore Collaborations

AAMI and the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced their agreement to explore collaborations to further the missions of both organizations and enhance value to their members, stakeholders, and their respective communities at large. The two heads of each organization met at PDA’s headquarters on Jan. 29 to sign a collaboration agreement.

“This is a great opportunity to leverage the important work of both organizations” said Richard Johnson, PDA president and CEO.

“We look forward to sharing with and learning from PDA’s staff and leaders to further both organization’s missions.” said Robert Jensen, AAMI president and CEO.

With similar missions and professional members in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device industries, AAMI and PDA see many areas in which the two groups can collaborate, including:

  • Support joint projects
  • Develop/evaluate common business systems
  • Co-marketing publications, conferences, and training courses
  • Develop a joint meeting
  • Offer members reduced price for joining the other organization


The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is the leading global provider of science, technology and regulatory information and education for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical community. Founded in 1946 as a nonprofit organization, PDA is committed to developing scientifically sound, practical technical information and resources to advance science and regulation through the expertise of over 10,500 members worldwide. PDA is also an ANSI accredited Standards Developing Organization. Go to to learn more.

AAMI ( is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967. It is a diverse community of more than 9,000 healthcare technology professionals united by one important mission—supporting the healthcare community in the development, management, and use of safe and effective health technology. AAMI is the primary source of consensus standards, both national and international, for the medical device industry, as well as practical information, support, and guidance for health technology and sterilization professionals.