New Practitioner Mentor Program

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Learn more about the APhA New Practitioner Mentor Program

The purpose of the APhA New Practitioner Mentor Program is to provide student pharmacists the opportunity to interact with a new practitioner who can provide insight into the transition from student to pharmacist. 

Responsibilities of the APhA New Practitioner Mentor
  • Serve as a mentor for student pharmacists, including providing guidance during the school year (especially final-year students), and insight into life as a New Practitioner and career opportunities after graduation. New Practitioners provide their e-mail address and answer questions online.
  • Provide the "Rotation Life" presentation during the APhA-ASP Spring Membership Drive. 
  • Assist with special chapter activities, such as patient care projects, health fairs, and legislative days.
  • Serve as a judge or patient during the chapter’s local patient counseling competition.
  • Attend periodic APhA-ASP chapter and officer meetings (as scheduled by the chapter).

 

Requirements of the APhA New Practitioner Mentor
  • Must be an eligible, active APhA New Practitioner member.
  • Non APhA-ASP chapter advisor preferred.
  • Must live in close proximity to school/college of pharmacy.
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills, and experience in providing presentations.

Send your contact information, name of school/college in your area, current position, APhA-ASP/local/state/national organization experience, and presentation experience to APhA's Tom English at tenglish@aphanet.org.

Learn about the New Practitioner Network. | Find out why you should become an APhA Mentor.
 

 

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