Zoom
Our chapter rides the momentum into 2021

FEATURES

The year 2020. Need I say more? The last calendar year challenged APhA–ASP Chapters in unforeseen ways. Game plans that we had successfully implemented in the past were no longer an option.

Read more
Headshot of Sidrah Alam
It’s a new year … with a new dress code

CAREER

Interview? Presentation? Virtual rotation? Can I wear pajamas? The remote lifestyle has changed many people’s wardrobes.

Read more
Panoramic view over city.
The simple and radical act of self-compassion

ON ROTATION

In November, I discovered a podcast called “The Drive” by Peter Attia, MD.

Read more
Matthew Broadwater holding bag of COVID supplies.
COVID-19 vaccine trial: A personal perspective

LEADERSHIP

In May 2020, roughly 2 months into the pandemic that has forever changed our way of living, the discussion surrounding a COVID-19 vaccine was still minimal or nonexistent in mainstream conversation

Read more
Participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Continue your passion for care through Operation Substance Use Disorders

GET CLINICAL

The APhA–ASP mission statement includes the phrase “to improve patient care.” Since 1997, student pharmacists, responding to community needs, have harnessed their passion to implement APhA–ASP pati

Read more
Elissa King speaking from podium.
Embrace failure as part of your growth

ON ROTATION

Each new rotation experience provides a flurry of opportunities: to apply your didactic learning, expand your professional knowledge and skill set, and achieve greater autonomy in practice.

Read more
Image of ship in rough seas.
Emerging from the darkness

ADVOCACY

In September, the APhA–ASP House of Delegates passed Resolution 2020.1, which encourages schools and colleges of pharmacy to provide mental health resources for students, including readily acce

Read more
Headshot of Guadalupe Chavez
Don’t be intimidated by a scholarship essay

LEADERSHIP

When I discovered that there are more than 30,000 APhA–ASP members across the country, I believed being a scholarship recipient was out of my reach.

Read more
Jordan Scott in front of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY
Easing the patient’s burden with education and support

ON ROTATION

As I walked into the silent room, I immediately sensed the tension. The patient and his family sat, calmly trying to process the news they had just been given. Lymphoma.

Read more
Headshot of Shruti Thompson
Pharm to table

CAREER

Farm to table is a fine-dining movement that promotes fresh, locally grown food without the use of a middleman, so the food on your plate is coming straight from the source.

Read more
Pharmacist Month advertisement created by Lam.
Making the most of a virtual environment

ADVOCACY

It all started with a Facebook post.

Read more
Martin Baily in hospital bed.
Through the looking glass

FEATURES

If you’ve ever seen a commercial about Humira, chances are you’ve probably heard of ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn’s disease (CD).

Read more
Jennifer Pelzel at computer.
Virtual format keeps the #MRMmoments coming

LEADERSHIP

As APhA–ASP’s regional and national leaders reflect on 2020, we see all the ways student pharmacists have adapted to helping patients and advocating for the profession.

Read more
What is your hope for 2021?

HAPPY NEW YEAR!    

0121%20SPM%20Special%20-%20Man%20On%20Street.jpg

Read more
'What's Your Story' typed on paper in typewriter.
A prescription for writing as a student pharmacist

ADVOCACY

Write every day, and make it a point to read daily, too. Why? The answer is simple: to fill up on knowledge is humbling.

Read more
Misty Lefler setting up testing side at WSU.
Responding to an urgent community health need

SERVICE

In early September, just after fall semester began virtually at Washington State University (WSU) College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the main WSU campus in Pullman experienced a drama

Read more
Picture of Madeline Salsman on left and Ellie Nazzoli on right.
Inspired by a fellow student pharmacist

SERVICE

Sometimes it can be hard to sit down and home in on the piles of responsibilities that come with being a student pharmacist.

Read more
Silhouette of two heads: negative and positive thinking
Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

LIFE

A huge conflict I faced during my APPE rotations was the fear that I was “not enough” as a student pharmacist. Did I deserve that award? Am I qualified enough for this position?

Read more
Time for dessert

FROM THE KITCHEN OF ...

0121%20SPM%20Special%20-%20Recipe_0.jpg

Read more
Connecting patients to long-term resources

SERVICE

APhA–ASP community health events expand access to care, eliminating barriers such as transportation and cost.

Read more