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Engagement/Get Involved

New Practitioners are the future of pharmacy, and PPA supports and encourages your growth and involvement in the profession.


An Intro to Engagement

Want to get involved, but not sure where to start? PPA’s CEO, Pat Epple, outlines the importance of professional organizations to pharmacy practice, lists a variety of opportunities available, as well as discusses the benefits of getting involved.


Click here now to learn more about making the most of your pharmacy career.  


Volunteer Opportunities

PPA offers opportunities for you to become connected, involved, and engaged in our mission and vision.


Click here to explore volunteer opportunities.


If you are still unsure, but know that you want to get involved in some way, contact Pat Epple to find out other ways to get involved. 


Present a CE

PPA is always looking for dynamic and knowledgeable content experts to develop CE programs for a variety of settings including: live webinars, recorded webinars, conference CEs, Regional CEs, and Home Study Articles.


If you are interested in presenting or developing a program in one of the above capacities and want more information, contact Katie Hoster, Conference and CE Manager/CPE Administrator.


Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about being a speaker for PPA.


New Practitioner Discussion Forum

The New Practitioner Forum is a meeting designed exclusively for new practitioners. We hold 4 meetings a year, one each at both the PPA Mid-Year and Annual Conference, and also by conference call at other times throughout the year. It is an opportunity for discussion, networking, and idea sharing.The New Practitioner Forum works on suggesting and/or developing programs, ideas, services, and communications focusing on getting and keeping new practitioners engaged and involved in PPA and the profession. To get involved, contact Victoria Madonna, Membership and Marketing Coordinator/NP Staff Liaison.



Become a Pharmacy Leader with our Leadership Excellence and Advocacy Development course. LEAD is a two year program made up of modules focused on a variety of different areas and aspects of leadership. In addition to the recorded webinars and readings there is considerable focus on discussions, reflections, and interactions with the presenters, program leaders, and fellow participants. The emphasis is on building connections, networking, and building lifelong leadership skills that can be applied in a multitude of ways.


Click here for more information on LEAD.



PULSE is a webinar-based program designed for pharmacists with an interest in advocacy and becoming more involved with the legislative processes. Those who participate will gain a better understanding of federal and state government and its impact on pharmacy!


Click here to learn more about PULSE. 


Affiliated Counties

In order to strengthen the pharmacy “voice” and unite pharmacists, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association has established a program of joint relationships with selected county or regional pharmacy groups within the Commonwealth.There are many opportunities to get involved locally with affiliated counties, whether it be attending an event or serving on their board - affiliated county associations are always looking for a fresh perspective from New Practitioners.


Click here to see if your county is currently an Affiliate County and to get active in your county association.



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