The HOPA Mentorship Program has been designed to allow 5 practitioners to improve their professional competency and leadership skills through the identification of areas of development and continued growth in areas of personal strength and organizational leadership. The program will be offered annually to promising, early- career professionals in the hematology oncology pharmacy field. This 6- month program represents a bridge between senior leaders in hem/onc pharmacy and up and coming hem/onc pharmacists.

The 2022 program will be 6 months in length from Annual Conference 2022 to Fall Conference 2022. Application will open in October.

Qualified Applicants:

Qualified mentees will meet the following requirements:

  • Active listening skills
  • Enthusiasm for professional development
  • Receptiveness to coaching
  • In practice for at least 3 years
  • Completion of an application form, including 2 Letters of recommendation and a current CV
  • Current HOPA Membership and Updated demographic information
  • Meet monthly with assigned mentor
  • Attend the HOPA Annual Conference and participate in two mentor/mentee sessions

Diversity In the HOPA Mentorship Program:

We believe our Mentorship program can improve diversity in leadership by identifying areas of personal strength and organizational leadership, establishing career paths for diverse demographics, developing a network within their discipline, and providing a mentor to help identify and improve their leadership skills and acquire the knowledge necessary for advancement. Candidates that identify as diverse based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical disability, age, or who otherwise self-identify as diverse are strongly encouraged to apply for the program.

Letters of Recommendation:

A template for nomination letters is provided and should be forwarded to the nominators, by the candidate, for completion. These letters must be completed by the nominators and returned directly to HOPA Staff (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by November 15, 2021

Key Dates:

  • Complete mentee application by November 15, 2021
  • Mentee/mentor match January 2022
  • Pre-Survey completion March 2022
  • Orientation Webinar for mentees/mentors March 2022
  • Program meet up at the Annual Conference 2022
  • Program 6 month dates March 2022 to October 2022
  • Practice Management 2022 program attendance & wrap-up
  • Post Survey/Feedback October 2022

Questions? Contact HOPA Staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.