Are you ready to expand your impact beyond the pharmacy workplace? APhA offers a variety of opportunities for you, as an APhA member, to make a difference in your profession, expand your professional network, strengthen your leadership skills and build your resume. Our volunteer positions range from short-term project commitments to longer term committee work or serving on the APhA Board of Trustees. Read more about our ongoing volunteer positions below. Then complete the volunteer application for the positions of interest to you-please note you will be required to set up an account via our online platform by creating a unique username and password. Help us to advance the profession while advancing your career!
Student Pharmacists Volunteer at 3rd Annual Capitol Hill Health Fair
Leadership and Management Experts
As part of APhA’s leader development initiatives, we are seeking individuals who have deep experience in leadership and management topics. This includes teaching the subjects, coaching others on these areas, or excelling in applying leadership/management theory into every day practice. Opportunities to volunteer in these areas include writing an article for Pharmacy Today, serving as a mentor (one-on-one or small cohort), serving on an Advisory Board for Manage360, and other opportunities that are emerging. APhA is interested in developing a cadre of experts in this area to tap for various contributions in this field. Please fill out the volunteer form if you are interested in being part of this exciting initiative! Be sure to include your CV and a description of how you would be willing to volunteer your time and expertise! Learn more and complete the volunteer form by December 20th.
Mentor360: Practice Collaboratives
APhA is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors for our newest member benefit Mentor360: Practice Collaboratives. APhA’s group-based mentor program focuses on bringing pharmacists together to fuel innovation and progress toward advancing pharmacy practice. Practice Collaboratives bring together a 2-4 person panel of experts on a defined topic area to serve as mentors to a small cohort of pharmacists (10-20 people) interested in learning and refining their pharmacy practice in the given topic area. nteractions between the cohort and experts will occur virtually via webinars and a closed community on the Engage platform where mentors can share their tips for advancing practice and pharmacist participants can ask questions to help break down barriers to their successful implementation. A Practice Collaborative will form to focus on defined components of precepting. Please complete the interest form if you would like to participate in this offering as either a mentor or mentee. Visit www.pharmacist.com/Mentor360 for additional information.
APhA2018 Contributed Papers Program- Poster Judge
APhA is seeking poster judges for the APhA2018 Contributed Papers Program. Poster judges will review 4‐6 posters each on Saturday, March 17th between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm CT. Reviewers will read, score, and comment on each assigned poster, based upon APhA criteria, via an online review program.
Requirements for serving as an APhA-APPM poster judge include:
APhA House of Delegates- House Committees
The APhA House of Delegates thrives on member involvement. There are a number of opportunities that exists for you to serve your profession on a House Committee. Volunteer opportunities are open to anyone who is wants to be part of the 2017-2018 policy development process. I encourage you to complete the committee volunteer interest form. Please note the deadline for the 2018 APhA House of Delegates Committees has passed but you may submit for 2019.
APhA Community Health Ambassador
The APhA New Practitioner Network is proud to offer New Practitioners the opportunity to give back to their communities, enhance their communication skills, and promote pharmacist-provided patient care services. Learn more and volunteer today!
APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS Delegate
APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS are seeking member volunteers to serve as representatives in the APhA House of Delegates. Delegates are appointed by the APhA-APPM Executive Committee or APhA-APRS Executive Council and will serve a 1 year term: June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.Delegates are required to participate in the following sessions during the APhA2017 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN (times provided are tenative):
Speaker-elect for APhA House of Delegates
The APhA HOD Committee on Nominations is seeking applications for the office of Speaker-elect for the APhA House of Delegates. The Speaker-elect will be elected and installed during the 2018 Annual Meeting and will complete a three-year term through the 2021 Annual Meeting. The elected individual will serve the first year as Speaker-elect and will serve the remaining two years as Speaker and APhA Trustee. Review the application for eligibility criteria/qualifications, desired characteristics for the nominees, responsibilities and duties, expected time commitments, submission requirements, and pertinent dates.
APhA-APPM SIG Coordinator-elect
APhA-APPM is seeking candidates for APhA-APPM SIG Coordinator-elect for the Special Interest Groups. The APhA-APPM SIG Coordinator-elect will serve a two year term (1 year as Coordinator-elect; 1 year as Coordinator). Successful candidates must commit to attending the following mandatory meetings: APhA2019 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA (March 22-25, 2019) as the incoming 2019-20 Coordinator and the APhA2020 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (March 24-27, 2020) as the outgoing SIG Coordinator.
Please note: elections are not open to student pharmacists; interested individuals must be current members of APhA and must have selected APhA-APPM as their primary Academy; interested individuals may apply for only 1 SIG Coordinator-elect position; interested individuals must be present at the APhA2018 Annual Meeting and SIG Business Meeting in Nashville, TN.
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