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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!

Volunteer Positions

Short-term Volunteer Positions

Payment based on Quality Measures Project

APhA is seeking pharmacists with extensive knowledge of quality measures and payment opportunities.Volunteers on this taskforce will be required to share their experiences with being paid for delivering services that improve specific quality metrics. Members of APhA’s Medication Management Special Interest Group (SIG) will collate information collected into the two guides and volunteers will be required to review the content for accuracy and completeness. Volunteers may offer their work to be used as a case study, but this is not required.Volunteers will be required to participate in teleconference calls as needed throughout a 6-8 week period and to participate in email exchanges with members of the APhA Medication Management SIG regarding the content developed and collated for the guides. Learn more and apply by November 15, 2016.

Marketing MTM to Prescribers Toolkit

APhA is seeking pharmacist/prescriber communication champions to develop a Marketing MTM to Prescribers Toolkit. Prescriber communication expertise will be used to develop tools for Toolkit that pharmacists across the country can utilize all or parts of it to educate prescribers about pharmacists provided MTM and other patient care services. The contents of this Toolkit are designed to assist in the development of relationships that will improve prescriber understanding of how pharmacists can work with them to improve quality measures and provide better patient outcomes. Learn more and apply by November 15, 2016. 

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 New Practitioner Network Standing Committee Member

Support the work of the APhA NPN and provide feedback on programming and member benefits through the education, communications, or member engagement committee. Applicants are appointed by the APhA New Practitioner Advisory committee and serve a term of one year. Applications for the 2017-2018 committees are now available. Learn more and apply by December 15, 2016.

APhA-APPM Standing Committee Member

APhA-APPM is seeking volunteers for their standing committees in the areas of Awards, Communications, Education and Policy. Members who hold APhA-APPM as their primary Academy are eligible for consideration and appointment. Previous committee experience is not required. Committee volunteers are asked to serve for one year beginning at the conclusion of the APhA Annual Meeting. Service may include participating in periodic committee meetings and developing projects and/or initiatives of the Academy. Learn more and apply by December 15, 2016.

Elected Positions

The APhA Board of TrusteesAPhA-APPM, and APhA-APRS will be accepting applications July 2017. 


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