Volunteer Activity Center

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HOPA in Action

Welcome to the Volunteer Activity Center (VAC) for the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA)! Your passion and enthusiasm to serve as a member volunteer has brought you here, and we want to help you find the perfect fit for your expertise and experience.

HOPA’s Governance Structure mirrors our five-pillar Strategic Plan, where the strategic imperatives of Education, Professional Practice, Quality Research, and Advocacy & Awareness are grounded in Organizational Excellence.

New & Enhanced Chances to Volunteer

There are many opportunities to get involved, at any time, and in a variety of capacities:

  • Committee Turnover: Annually Each Spring. The Volunteer Activity Center lists all Committee and Advisory Group positions every spring and you can submit your application during the turnover process.
  • Ad-hoc Opportunities: As-Needed, Year-Round. As new opportunities arise, you will find open calls for volunteers for collaborations, advisory boards, and other roles as-needed on this page.

Volunteer Opportunities

Earn BCOP Credits when you Volunteer as a Field Tester

Are you interested in contributing to HOPA's BCOP efforts? If you are a HOPA Member and hold a BCOP Certification, this opportunity may be for you!

Field tests will be scheduled with volunteers prior to the BCOP release. Industry professionals are encouraged to participate!

As a thank you for your time and contributions, all HOPA BCOP field testers will receive BCOP credits for completed field tests.

Apply Here!

HOPA News Authors Wanted

The External Affairs Committee (formerly, the HOPA Publications Committee) is in search of authors for HOPA News articles.

HOPA News is our quarterly print and online publication, which covers Member Research, Practice Management, Quality Initiatives and Clinical Pearls, as well as Clinical Controversies, Resident's Cubicle, Focus on Patient Care, and Personal Reflections. When you fill out the application, you will be added to the list of authors used by the EAC to source writers for future issues of HOPA News.

Join the Author's List

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists: Expert Committee

The ASHP is looking for volunteers for their Oncology Expert Committee, which works on clinical drug information guides. HOPA members will be asked to assist with evaluating off-label cancer uses of drugs and biologics.

Learn more about this project or read the FAQs for AHFS Oncology Expert Committee Members.

Apply Here!

JHOP Call for Reviewers

The Journal of Hematology Oncology Pharmacy (JHOP) is recruiting HOPA members to serve as manuscript reviewers. This opportunity is ideal for young professionals who are looking to gain expertise in scholarly manuscripts. Your support will help to ensure the high quality of articles are published in JHOP which provides a platform for the dissemination of hematology oncology information and the enhancement of patient care.

If you have questions about serving as a reviewer, please contact the JHOP Editors, Drs. Patrick Medina or Val Adams.

The application deadline is open year round.

Apply Here

Join a HOPA Committee

You will still see a number of traditional Committees listed in the VAC, along with new Advisory Groups. Advisory Groups are organized below the Board of Directors and are positioned to play a role in every committee, as called upon, or where the group's expertise is needed. Explore Committee and Advisory Group Charters. (Note: this pdf has a clickable table of contents)

The application has closed and will reopen for the 2023-2024 committee year in the Spring of 2024.

Become a HOPAmbassador

If you have an interest in representing HOPA and the field of hematology/oncology pharmacy in a variety of academic, advocacy, and other settings, you can apply to become a HOPAmbassador. In this role, HOPA members will help expand our reach into patient advocacy groups, schools of pharmacy, and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the HOPAmbassador program.

The application has closed and will reopen for the 2023-2024 committee year in the Spring of 2024.