Drs. Laressa Bethishou and Jelena Lewis will appear on the 2019 American Pharmacists Association  (APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APhA-APPM) election slate for the 2019 APhA Elections for their respective Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

The APhA–APPM SIGs are member-driven groups focused on key areas of interest.  Each faculty seeks election as SIG coordinator-elect.  Bethishou seeks to represent the Transitions of Care SIG and Lewis seeks election in the Medical Home/Accountable Care Organization SIG.  The APhA–APPM SIGs are member-driven groups focused on key areas of interest.  APhA members attending the 2019 APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition will have an opportunity to visit face-to-face with the candidates at a “Meet the Candidates” session in Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center.  APhA members will be able to vote starting on March 22, and the elections will close at noon on May 14. The 2019 APhA election results will be announced in June. Additional election and candidate information will be available online.

 The APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA–APPM) is dedicated to assisting members in enhancing the profession of pharmacy, improving medication use and advancing patient care. APhA–APPM serves pharmacists in all practice settings, including independent and chain community pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, health maintenance organizations, federal facilities, nuclear pharmacies and other specialized settings.  https://www.pharmacist.com/apha-academy-pharmacy-practice-and-management

Best wishes to both Laressa and Jelena for a successful and satisfying upcoming election season!  Thanks to them for their willingness to serve the pharmacy profession.