The New Practitioner eXperience (NPX) is an automatic Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) member benefit for pharmacists who have been in practice for 7 years or less. Not a member? Not a problem, Join OPA Today!
To be the launch pad for all new practitioners to achieve personal and professional growth and success.
The mission of the OPA New Practitioner eXperience (NPX) is to serve as a catalyst for the transition from student to pharmacist by providing new practitioners the opportunity to achieve personal and professional growth and success. This will be accomplished through leadership, advocacy, networking and practice development opportunities.
|Chair: Amanda Singrey, PharmD, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist at PrimaryOne Health|
|Vice-Chair: Jen Sabatino, PharmD, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist for OSU General Internal Medicine|
|Member-at-Large: Pat Owcarz, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy at Berger Health System|
|Member-at-Large: Aaron Neidig, PharmD, Clinical Lead Pharmacist at Medi-Wise Pharmacy|
|Member-at-Large: Scott Uram, PharmD, Pharmacist at Kroger Pharmacy|
|Launchpad Coordinator: Shea (Pennington) Swick, PharmD, Pharmacy Manager at Kroger Pharmacy|
NPX offers a number of positions for New Practitioners to get involved. If you are interested in applying for a position, contact Lisa Berman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As NPX continues to grow, we are looking for interested individuals to take an active leadership role on the NPX Advisory Team. There are four position openings: Vice-Chair, two Members-at-Large, and Launchpad Coordinator.
Applicants for these positions must have graduated within the last seven years. Expectations include participation in monthly calls and contributing to NPX efforts. Attendance at the OPA Annual Conference is strongly encouraged.
Interested individuals should submit a 1-page letter of interest to Lisa Berman at email@example.com by April 12, 2018 outlining your professional experiences to date, why you are interested in the position and what you will bring to the team. Please specify in the letter which position(s) you are interested in. Want to learn more about the group, time commitment and roles/responsibilities of the positions? Please contact current Chair, Amanda Singrey or OPA Staff Liaison, Lisa Berman.
If you are not able to apply for these positions, but still want a way to be involved, we are also recruiting new liaisons for each of the committees.
Don’t miss the biggest opportunity of the year to learn, network, and enjoy the hospitality that only Downtown Columbus can deliver. The OPA Annual Conference is one of the most attended and recognized pharmacy events in the country. With more than 30 cutting-edge CPE sessions, engaging exhibits, an exceptional array of expert speakers, Ohio Research Podium presentations and poster displays, and students competition in the Innovative Pharmacy Business Plan Competition, the OTC and Self-Care Challenge, and the Pharmacy Olympics social event. Pharmacy excellence around the state will be recognized at the annual Awards Luncheon.
Are you looking for a mentor within your profession? Are you interested in becoming a mentor for new pharmacy practitioners? Join the Ohio Pharmacists Association and New Practitioner Experience as we work towards offering mentoring opportunities to new pharmacy practitioners.
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