The HOPA Mentorship Program pairs five practitioners with mentors to help improve professional competencies and leadership skills. This 6-month program represents a bridge between senior leaders in hem/onc pharmacy and up-and-coming hem/onc pharmacists. Learn more and see the current cohort.
Qualified mentees will meet the following requirements:
Active listening skills, receptiveness to coaching, and enthusiasm for professional development
In practice for at least three years (PGY2 year may be included)
Completion of application form, 2 letters of recommendation and a current CV
January 2024: All Applicants Notified of Participation Status
Letters of Recommendation
Applicants will provide contact information for two recommenders on your application. HOPA staff will send the letter of recommendation form to recommenders to complete no later than October 30, 2023. Only applicants with two completed recommendations will be considered.
Before you apply, please take a moment to gather your materials and thoughts. You will need:
Your current CV
Names and email addresses for 2 letters of recommendation
Be prepared to answer these short answer questions:
Describe your leadership experience in detail, including formal and informal leadership involvement, leadership roles/skills, and/or leadership positions held.
Share successes and/or challenges that came from your leadership opportunities.
If you do not have specific leadership experience, please describe in detail your goals for leadership.
Explain in detail why you want to participate in this program.
Share your professional goals and how do you think this program will help to accomplish those goals.
Explain your leadership vision/philosophy in detail and include at least one example of how you demonstrate this at work/your community
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.
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