Group picture at The University of New Mexico (UNM) College of Pharmacy
New Mexico pharmacists win fight for reimbursement

ADVOCACY: By Jessica Severin

The fight for provider status took a huge step forward in the state of New Mexico in March.

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Social media tips and tricks

ADVOCACY: By the 2019–20 APhA–ASP Communications Standing Committee

After an exciting and eventful year on the APhA–ASP Communications Standing Committee, we want to share our favorite and most useful tips for effectively expanding your chapter’s social media prese

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Sachpreet Bajaj with group on the steps of Richmond's Capital building.
The invisible cheerleaders

ADVOCACY

Behind every student pharmacist, pharmacy technician, and pharmacist, there is an invisible cheerleader that may go unnoticed. Any ideas who may that be?

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Norman Nguyen in discussion with others.
A health care storyteller

ADVOCACY

The Healthcare Scholar was originally created by one of my mentors, James Cong, PharmD, as a media platform to encourage interprofessional health care collaboration and learn from other students an

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Be a good idea champion

ADVOCACY

Student pharmacists are sometimes told that they don’t know enough yet to create legislative or policy change. They are told that they need to wait, that they aren’t ready.

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APhA–PAC
Back the PAC

ADVOCACY

In order to create the change we desire in the pharmacy profession, pharmacists need to learn from the past and commit to the future.

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Training for firearm-related violence

ADVOCACY

As the daughter of a retired law enforcement officer, I was honored to assist with the implementation of 2019.5—Creating Safe Work and Learning Environments for Student Pharmacists, Pharmacists, an

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee
The power of student advocacy

ADVOCACY

This year, as the Vice President of Legislative Affairs for the Associated Students of Washington State University Health Sciences (ASWSUHS), I helped lead the passage of HB 1726 in the Washington

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Melgaard in group picture
The concept of self-advocacy

ADVOCACY

By Kelsey Melgaard, PharmD, MPH

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Advocacy group photo
‘Advocate for yourself ‘cause no one else will’

ADVOCACY

By Connor Reed, Tanner Rogers, Kyler Vaughn, and Amelia Whitkanack

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Michael Harvey receiving award at APhA2019
Be an advocate for patients

ADVOCACY

By Michael Harvey

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Communication Standing Committee
Staying in the know has never been easier

ADVOCACY

By the 2018–19 APhA–ASP Communications Standing Committee

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Treating “they” and “I”

ADVOCACY

By the 2018–19 APhA–ASP Policy Standing Committee

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Assisting patients during national disasters

ADVOCACY

By the 2018–19 APhA–ASP Policy Standing Committee

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Chapter committee focused on sexual health education

ADVOCACY

By Alyssa Snyder and Eliza Totsky

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Policy on!

APhA GOOD GOVERNMENT STUDENT PHARMACIST-OF-THE-YEAR AWARD By Sierra Woods

For the past 2 years, pharmacy policy and advocacy have been my life.

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A prescription for better policy

ADVOCACY By Cady McNear

When I got into pharmacy school at the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy in 2016, the last thing I imagined was getting involved in politics.

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On a mission to transition care


APhA–ASP POLICY STANDING COMMITTEE

“I can’t afford that medication, but I need something to help me.” A patient, “John,” had been recently seen for Irritable Bowel Syndrome with constipation in the emergency department, where he rec

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Pharmacy benefit managers: Why so much attention?

APhA–ASP POLICY STANDING COMMITTEE (2)

You are interning at a community pharmacy. You get a prescription for a blood pressure medication for a commercially insured patient.

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