Calling All Pharmacy Students
"Why IPA? I chose IPA because I wanted to get involved in an organization that represents all pharmacists across the state of Indiana. As the pharmacy profession continues to progress, it is important that I do my part in promoting the role of pharmacists in health care as we work toward enhancing the care provided to Hoosiers. IPA has provided me with various opportunities to witness the amazing things pharmacists are doing across our state as well as create a network of pharmacists and friends that continue to inspire me as I prepare for my future as a pharmacist."
- Pat Nelson, Purdue University
Ready to learn why a $30 Annual Student Membership will be the best money you've ever spent?
1. Lead Us into the Future
IPA had developed and secured dozens of Indiana laws that have expanded our pharmacy profession. Student pharmacists are our future pharmacy leaders and we want them to be a part of that process; therefore, we have student positions on all our major academies and councils including:
Indiana Academy of Community Pharmacists
Indiana Academy of Independent Pharmacists
Indiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Indiana Academy of Non-Traditional Pharmacists
New Practitioner Council
Legislative and Regulatory Task Force
Want to learn more about the committees and how to get involved and differentiate yourself? Click here!
2. Win a Scholarship and/or Award
With IPA membership, you're eligible to apply for one of three (3) Annual $1,500 Joseph E. McSoley Scholarships!
But wait, there is more! Student members can also be nominated for our 'Student of the Year' Award that is presented at our Annual Convention each year.
3. Discounts, Discounts, Discounts!
Receive discounts of 25-30% on non-member pricing for many of our events including:
Indiana Pharmacy Legislative Day
Future Pharmacists Conference
Become immunization certified but pay half of the non-member rate!
4. Stay in the Know
Receive our E-news publication, InTouch. InTouch is a bi-weekly publication that catches you up on current state and national pharmacy news and events. With InTouch, you'll never have to guess what is going on in our state and will always have something to talk about in interviews!
5. Expand Your 'Phamily'
Expand your pharmacy family by attending events that provide bounds of opportunity to connect with practicing Indiana Pharmacists in addition to students from Manchester, Butler, and Purdue Universities. Below is a list of just some of the events and opportunities we offer that are conducive to networking:
Student involvment on Committees/Task Forces
IPA Student Association Rotation (Four (4) weeks - apply through your college experiential department)
Academy Activities (Community, Health-System, Independent and Non-Traditional)
Pharmacy Day at the State House (Learn and Understand the Legislative Process)
Future Pharmacists Conference (P3-P4 at Annual Convention)
Dinner in the City (at Annual Convention)
Dean's Reception (at Annual Convention - representing Purdue, Butler and Manchester Colleges of Pharmacy)
Poster Showcase (at Annual Convention)
Indiana Residency Showcase (in October)
APhA Immunization Certification
6. Prepare for Your Future
Get a head start on your future by participating in multiple IPA events that are geared towards helping students achieve their goals, including:
Leadership, Legislation, and Marketing APPE Rotation
Indiana Residency Showcase