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Why Volunteer?

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 

Volunteer Positions

Short-term Volunteer Positions

 

Have an interest or expertise in Health IT? Get Involved!

APhA is seeking volunteers to serve as its representatives on the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative’s Advisory Workgroup. The workgroup will create the 2018 to 2021 update to the Roadmap for Pharmacy Health Information Technology Integration in U.S. Health Care.

Learn more and apply by August 25!

APhA2018 Contributed Papers Program- Abstract Reviewer

Reviewers are assigned abstracts according to their area(s) of expertise and interest. Each reviewer will read, score, and
comment on each assigned abstract, based upon APhA criteria, via an online review program. Reviewers will have 2
weeks to review 10 – 12 abstracts in mid‐October; review should take approximately 3‐5 hours, depending on the
number of abstracts assigned.

Reviewers must be APhA members and meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Had a manuscript accepted for publication in a peer‐reviewed journal
  • Presented a peer‐reviewed poster
  • Experience as a peer‐reviewer for a journal

To be considered as a reviewer for the APhA2018 Contributed Papers Program, you must complete the online
application form at https://apha.secure‐platform.com/a/solicitations/home/120 no later than Tuesday, August 15,
2017.

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:

  • Must be an APhA Member
  • Must have been presented a poster and/or been published
  • Student pharmacists are not eligible to serve as poster judges
  • Must attend the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition and be available between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm ET to complete the evaluation forms.
  • Must participate in or view a recording of poster judging orientation webinar (date/time and instructions to be sent at a later date).
To be considered a poster judge for the APhA2018 Contributed Papers Program, you must complete the online application form at https://apha.secure‐platform.com/a/solicitations/home/122 by Friday, January 12th.

 

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!

Year-long Volunteer Positions

APhA-APPM Medical Home/ACO Special Group Committee Member

The APhA-APPM Medical Home/ACO SIG is seeking SIG members the following committees:Best Practices, Education, Financial/Business, and Legislative/Policy. Interested members are encouraged to take advantage of this member benefit and to share their voice within the SIG! 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):

  • APhA2018 APhA-APPM Delegate First Caucus– Friday, March 16, 2018; 1:00 -2:30pm
  • APhA2018 APhA-APRS Delegate First Caucus - Friday, March 16, 2018; 1:00 - 2:30 pm
  • APhA2018 House of Delegates First Session – Friday, March 16, 2018; 3:00 -5:00 pm
  • APhA2018 APhA-APPM Delegate Second Caucus – Monday, March 19, 2018; 9:30 -11:00 am
  • APhA2018 APhA-APRS Delegate Second Caucus - Monday, March 19, 2018; 9:30 - 11:00 am
  • APhA2018 House of Delegates Second Session – Monday, March 19, 2018; 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Learn move and apply today! 

Elected Positions

APhA-APPM is seeking members to serve on its expanded APhA-APPM Executive Committee, including Executive Committee Member-at-Large (3 positions) and New Practitioner Officer Review the APhA-APPM Officer Application to learn more about the desired characteristics and responsibilities of each position. The application deadline is October 1, 2017. 

APhA-APRS  is seeking candidates to run for APhA-APRS President-elect, Postgraduate Officer and Chair-elect for each of the Academy's sections: Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Economic, Social, and Administrative Sciences (ESAS). Review the APhA-APRS Officer Application to learn about the desired characteristics and responsibilities for each position. The application deadline is October 1, 2017.

APhA is seeking candidates for the offices of President-elect and Trustee (2 positions) for the APhA Board of Trustees. Review the President-elect and Trustee Application for more information, including: application requirements, desired characteristics, responsibilities, time commitment and more. The application deadline is October 1, 2017. 

Questions?

Contact Monica Ostrander, Associate Director, Practice Programs and Operations, at mostrander@aphanet.org

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