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Future Pharmacists Conference

Learn how to stay successful and stay involved after pharmacy school.


Date: April 13th -- 8:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Embassy Suites Conference Center, Noblesville, IN

Cost:
$60 IPA Student Pharmacists Member and      
Non-Member Student Pharmacists (includes lunch)
 

Highlights: 

  • Keynote Address by IPA President Denise Fields - Get the scoop on pharmacy advocacy, a forecast of the future of pharmacy, and more!
  • Learn how to manage your finances (and sudden increase in income!) after graduation.
  • Make a name for yourself by perfecting the professional development skills that will enhance your career prospects and experiential rotations.
  • Participate in an interactive panel of both pharmacists and students and explore career options and pathways you may have not considered. 
  • Hone and refine your CV with individual feedback from distinguished pharmacists and move one step closer to the position of your dreams! 
  • Enjoy lunch included in price of registration.

 

Agenda

 
 
7:30 - 8:00 am CHECK-IN
8:00  am
WELCOME
Co-Chair IPA New Practitioner Council
8:00- 8:30 am
KEYNOTE-PHARMACISTS AS ADVOCATES
Denise Fields, PharmD, IPA President
8:30 - 9:30 am
BECOMING A NEW PRACTITIONER
Courtney Smith, PharmD. and Ashley Montgomery, PharmD.
9:30 - 9:45 am  NETWORKING BREAK
9:45 - 10:45 am
PHARMACY ADVOCACY
Veronica Vernon, PharmD. - Butler University College of Pharmacy
10:45 - 12:15 pm
CAREER PLANNING/CV WORKSHOP
Brian Skinner, PharmD - Manchester University College of Pharmacy
12:15 - 12:45 pm LUNCH AND NETWORKING
12:45 - 1:30 pm

FINANCIAL PLANNING 
Samuel Walker, President at Affinity Financial - The Walker Group LLC

1:30 - 2:00 pm

PGY/P4 PANEL
Residents and students

2:00 - 2:45 pm NAPLEX TIPS
Cynthia Koh-Knox Sharp, PharmD.
2:45-3:00 pm NETWORKING BREAK
3:00 - 3:55 pm

CAREER ROUNDTABLE, CLOSING REMARKS, AND ADJOURNMENT

Community: Stephanie Arnett, PharmD, works for Walgreens

Veterinary: Melinda Anderson, PharmD. - PVM

Ambulatory: Allen Antworth, works for Community Health Network 

Industry: Kim Ingram, Clinical Drug Development, Oncology at Eli Lilly

Academia: Margaret Stratford, PharmD. - Butler University College of Pharmacy

▪ Clinical specialist: Brian Skinner, PharmD.

▪ Hospital staff: Brian Bell, PharmD, IU Health

▪ Long-term care: Mit Patel, PharmD. - Grandview Pharmacy

 

 

 

 

Please contact Carol Dunham, IPA Meetings Manager ipacarol@indianapharmacists.org or (317) 634-4968 with any q uestions.