Mentorship Program

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Apply for the 2024 Mentorship Program Cohort!

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
  • Current HOPA Membership
  • Able to meet monthly with assigned mentor and participate in HOPA Mentorship Program activities
  • Attend 2024 HOPA Annual Conference and Practice Management meeting; complimentary conference registration and travel reimbursements provided by HOPA

Apply for HOPA's Mentorship Program

Key Dates for 2024 Applicants

  • September 15: Mentee Call for Applications Begins
  • October 18: Mentee Applications are Due
  • October 30: Two Letters of Recommendation are Due
  • 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.

Application Instructions

Before you apply, please take a moment to gather your materials and thoughts. You will need:

  1. Your current CV
  2. Names and email addresses for 2 letters of recommendation
  3. 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

Now that you have everything gathered, it's time to apply!