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Student Leadership Application Deadline Approaching!
March 2, 2020

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The application deadline for IPhO National and Regional Student Officer positions is March 15, 2020.

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION

Note that applications are being reviewed on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you NOT TO WAIT to submit.

As a reminder, National and Regional Student Officer positions are available to any students who:

  • Have served as a National or Regional Student Officer with IPhO
  • Have served on their IPhO chapter's executive board in any capacity
  • Have worked as a virtual intern with IPhO

Be sure to spread the word, and good luck!

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Chicago State University College of Pharmacy Joins IPhO National Network!
February 23, 2020

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 78 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Joins IPhO National Network!
January 28, 2020

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 77 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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The 2019-20 IPhO Industry Fellowship Analysis is Live!
January 14, 2020


The 2019-20 IPhO Industry Fellowship Analysis has been published!

The report highlights key characteristics of all current fellowship programs—such as functional area, academic affiliation and alma mater of the fellow—and identifies emerging trends in PharmD Industry Fellowships based on 6-year longitudinal data.

There are 552 PharmDs currently participating in US-based, industry-focused postgraduate fellowships, representing +10% growth versus last year.

Below is a sneak peak into just some of the findings in the publication.

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Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy Joins IPhO National Network!
January 11, 2020

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 76 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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IPhO Hosts Annual Midyear Fellows Event
December 30, 2019

In December 2019, during the ASHP Midyear meeting, the National Fellows Council hosted its annual "How to Land a Full Time Job Post-Fellowship" event. Eight extraordinary former fellows discussed a variety of topics to help fellow attendees feel prepared to secure the right full-time role when their fellowship program concludes. Both internal and external opportunities were discussed.

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Two New Student Chapters Join IPhO National Network!
November 19, 2019

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of two new student chapters to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 75 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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IPhO Wristbands Support Good Causes
October 14, 2019

You didn't have to look far at the recent IPhO National Student Meeting to find a maroon wristband, promoting the #valueofindustrypharmacists to all 400 student pharmacists in attendance.

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The wristbands were worn by students with pride throughout the meeting, but they were more than just a gift for attendees.

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IPhO Hosts First Stand-alone National Student Meeting in New Jersey
October 9, 2019

On Friday, September 27th and Saturday, September 28th, IPhO and its National Fellows Council hosted the first-ever stand-alone National Student Meeting in New Jersey. 375 students from 78 universities; 50 speakers; and 20 sponsors attended the meeting, and we are so grateful to everyone who traveled from near and far to attend. View the full album of meeting photos here.

On Friday evening, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) graciously hosted the meeting reception in The Mansion in the heart of its campus. Jim Alexander, PharmD, Executive Director and Founder of IPhO, shared opening remarks, followed by a special welcome from Michael Avaltroni, PhD, Dean of FDU School of Pharmacy. The keynote speaker for the reception was Rob Kowalski, PharmD, Executive Vice President, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Novartis; US Head of Global Drug Development. Dr. Kowalski spoke about the value that pharmacists bring to industry and the tremendous amount of career opportunities available to pharmacists within the pharmaceutical industry. The evening brought together students from across the country to network, learn from leaders in industry, and relax before the meeting on Saturday.

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Mercer University College of Pharmacy Joins IPhO National Network!
September 20, 2019

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at Mercer University College of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 74 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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Campbell University Joins IPhO National Network!
September 6, 2019

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 73 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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NFC Kicks Off the Year Together in Cambridge
August 25, 2019

Fellows traveled from Atlanta, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and New Jersey for the Second Annual IPhO National Fellows Council (NFC) Live Kick-Off Meeting, which was held at Novartis in Cambridge, MA. Twenty-two members of the NFC gathered for this meeting to participate in professional development activities, network with one another, and plan for the upcoming year with IPhO.

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Five IPhO Fellowship Partnerships for 2019-20!
August 24, 2019

IPhO is pleased to announce five fellowship partnerships for 2019-20! For the programs listed below, IPhO is a full partner in both recruiting and program administration. All candidates were identified through the 4,000+ National Student Network, and all recruiting was successfully accomplished through the IPhO FellowMatch service.

These IPhO fellows will be leaders within the National Fellows Council, and they are involved with IPhO leadership at multiple levels.

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D'Youville College School of Pharmacy Joins IPhO National Network!
August 20, 2019

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at D'Youville College School of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 72 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy Joins IPhO National Network!
July 23, 2019

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 71 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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IPhO Student Chapter Network grows to 70 schools!
June 12, 2019

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IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of three new student chapters to our growing national network!

Congratulations to student pharmacists at:

  • Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy

IPhO now connects them to a national network of 70 chapters and more than 4,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.

Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.

To start a chapter at your school, click here.

For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!

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Introducing the 2019-2020 National Student Officers!
May 13, 2019

As the 2018-2019 school year winds down, IPhO is pleased to announce the 2019-20 National and Regional Student Officers! They will continue the beneficial work being done by this year's group and IPhO is looking forward to kicking off the new year with them in the coming months.

Learn more about the IPhO National Student Officers and all of the resources available to student pharmacists interested in an industry career, here.

Congratulations and welcome to the following officers!

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Dr. Leah Palmer Joins the IPhO Leadership Team
May 1, 2019

Leah CircleIPhO is pleased to introduce the newest member of its leadership team! Dr. Leah Palmer joins as the Vice President of Student Leadership Development. With extensive experience in regulatory affairs, in the area of prescription drug promotion and team management, she offers valuable insight to help students progress toward an industry career. Dr. Palmer will take an active role in helping to oversee and grow the existing IPhO student leadership program, which exposes cohorts of successful student pharmacists to the responsibilities they'll face in common industry functional areas.

Welcome to the team, Dr. Palmer!

Learn more about Dr. Palmer and the IPhO Leadership Team.

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Keck Graduate Institute hosts second annual Western Symposium
April 30, 2019

DSC01149On Saturday April 27, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted its second annual Western Symposium. Roughly 40 students attended the event to participate in round table sessions with industry representatives from a number of functional areas. Students from Keck Graduate Institute, Roseman University, West Coast University, Western University, and the University of Southern California came together to learn more about what it's like to work as a pharmacist in industry.

After morning round table sessions, a fellows panel provided the opportunity for students to ask questions about the fellowship application process, benefits of being a potential fellow, and how best to prepare for Midyear.

The day was filled with networking and engaging conversations. Many students in attendance said they found the event to be highly informative and a big success! KGI looks forward to hosting the event again in 2020. Thanks to all students and industry representatives that were able to join.

Article authored by Sona Patel, KGI Class of 2020, IPhO National Student Officer for Professional Affairs

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Thank You to Our 2018-19 Student Officers!
April 26, 2019

The 2018-19 term has been incredibly productive and exciting for our IPhO National Student Officers (NSOs) and Regional Student Officers (RSOs). We want to take a moment to thank them for their numerous accomplishments. Notably, during their tenure, the number of IPhO student chapters grew to 67! These leaders worked tirelessly to ensure that all IPhO student pharmacists were well informed about the resources and tools available to them.

During the 2018-19 term, IPhO NSOs and RSOs:

  • Made significant improvements to the IPhO student chapter annual report process and outcomes measurement
  • Developed a new in-depth student chapter handbook
  • Designed and produced a comprehensive toolkit for all IPhO products and services, so chapters could better communicate IPhO membership benefits
  • Created thorough guides that were utilized by NSO/RSO preceptors and 50 IPhO virtual interns
  • Formed the new National Committee of Chapter Advisors and produced the chapter advisor handbook
  • Achieved record-setting participation rates in the 2018-19 VIP Case Competition
  • Grew the student chapter network to 67 schools, exceeding 2018-19 goals
  • Executed national and regional initiatives in partnership with IPhO national leadership with exceptional professionalism
  • Helped grow the IPhO Instagram following to more than 1,000 and developed engaging, relevant content for all audiences

Thank you to the following 2018-19 NSOs and RSOs!

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