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I Am Finishing My Residency … What’s Next?

Residency Guides

Transitioning from PGY1 to PGY2

Transitioning from Residency to Workforce

Identifying and Interviewing for a Job

Mentor Program
ASHP Connect Mentor Match program is designed to help members connect and expand their professional network.

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Resource Center
Whether you are just developing your curriculum vitae (CV) or seeking tips for refinement, ASHP has the tools you need to help you through the process.

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Review Program
Bi-annually, the New Practitioners Forum offers a CV Review Program to assist pharmacy students and new practitioners in developing an effective CV. Any ASHP member may submit a CV to ASHP through an online form for review.

Prepare for your next big interview anytime, anywhere. Practice and enhance your skills in a no-pressure environment using customized, online video mock interviews that you can review and share with your mentor.

Interview Tips for New Practitioners
Not sure how to improve your interview skills? Here is your how-to guide to a successful interview. Need a second opinion? Utilize Mentor Match!

Video and Phone Interview Tips
Get best practices for approaching a video conference interview.

A practical guide for new practitioners: Considerations when negotiating your first job offer (Am J Health-System Pharm. 2020; 77: 923-6).

Personnel Placement Service (PPS)
The industry’s largest and most widely attended national pharmacy recruitment event hosted annually at the Midyear Clinical Meeting.

Professional Development

Should I Consider Board Certifications?
Looking for the credentials to match your skill set? Looking for help studying? Check out the BPS Study Guides provided by ASHP and our Board Certification page.

Should I Consider Further Education?
Answer these questions before you decide. Other Resources related to graduate school can be found through the Graduate School Directory and U.S News Online.

Creating Long-Term Goals for Career Development
People who maintain focus on long-term goals can achieve much bigger things than those who jump from idea to idea. How can you create meaningful long-term goals and keep focus amidst everyday distractions?

ASHP Preceptor Toolkit
Now you’re going to be precepting students and residents which require different teaching styles. Here are the resources you need to develop your skills.

Financial Management

Student Loan Strategy
As you prepare embark on your post-residency career, understanding student loan repayment options and responsibilities will be vital to your success! Check out this checklist to help you stay organized.

Student Debt Management 101 [VIDEO]
Learn what options are available for pharmacists when management educational debt, including deferment, federal programs, and refinancing.

Personal Finance - Budgeting Template 
Check out this step-by-step approach to creating or revising your personal budget.

Student Loan Repayment Calculator (New York Times)
This calculator below offers a guide to the borrowing and what it takes after graduation to repay your student loans.

Simple Savings Calculator (Bankrate)
Check out this free simple savings calculator to estimate your investment growth over time.

Putting It All Together

Work/Life Balance for a Pharmacist
Some tips gained from the Harvard Business Review “Manage your Work, Manage your Life” as it relates to pharmacy.

ASHP State Affiliates
ASHP State Affiliates provide a great way for new practitioners to network, advocate, publish, and lead in their local professional communities. Check out the new practitioner benefits of getting involved with a state affiliate.

ASHP Sections and Forums
ASHP’s Sections offer you the best way to communicate and interact with colleagues who share the same interests, issues, and challenges.

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The Conscience of a Pharmacist

The Conscience of a Pharmacist

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Letters from Rising Pharmacy Stars

Letters from Rising Pharmacy Stars

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