Saturday, October 6 – Student Programming

Chapter Officer’s Breakfast (Invitation Only)

Saturday, October 6
7:30-9:00 a.m.

Meet the members of the Student Leadership Council (SLC) and find out how you can get involved in this highly sought-after leadership opportunity.  End of the year reports, grading rubrics for the Business Plan Competition, Legislative and Health Care Challenges, and NCPA Student Chapter logo use will also be among the topics that you don’t want to miss.

Business Card Swap

Saturday, October 6
9:00-9:30 a.m.

Get your day started out right with this lively event.   Students, pharmacists, and exhibitors are invited to attend this fast-paced business card swap.  Expand your network in very little time.

Challenge Showcase

Saturday, October 6
9:30-10:15 a.m.

Learn about the various Challenges available to your chapter to participate in, from both SLC members, and teams that have won the Challenges in years past.  Included in the showcase are the Legislative Advocacy Challenge, Community Health Challenge, Simplify My Meds Challenge, and the Business Plan Competition.  This will be an interactive showcase, so make sure to be there!

Rise and Residency Program

Saturday, October 6
10:15-11:00 a.m.

Rise and shine! This not too early morning program will get you energized for the rest of the day.  Hear from residents and fellows from a variety of pharmacy disciplines.

Panelists: UNC Ownership Residency; RxClinic Pharmacy Residency, Towncrest Pharmacy/University of Iowa, NCPA Executive Residency

Buying and Selling a Pharmacy

Saturday, October 6
11:00-12:00 p.m.

Find out what opportunities await you as you embark on planning for your future.

Speaker: Jim Springer, Regional VP RxOwnership

Networking lunch

Saturday, October 6
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by McKesson         

Enhanced Service Networks- The Future is Here

Saturday, October 6
1:00-1:30 p.m.

Learn about enhanced service networks and how they are impacting the practice of pharmacy and the health care landscape.

Speaker: Joe Moose, Director of Strategy and Luminary Development, CPESN, USA 

15th Annual Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition

Saturday, October 6
1:30-3:30 p.m.

Three schools will be vying for the top spot at the 15th Annual Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. Come and see first-hand the excitement around the live presentations of the Annual Business Plan Competition. This top spot earns them a chance to win cash for their school and a complimentary trip to the NCPA Multiple Locations Conference in Clearwater, Florida, at the end of February and beginning of March 2019. For the fourth consecutive year will be highlighting a former Business Plan Competition participant who is now a successful independent pharmacy owner.  


Teams presenting: Ohio Northern University, University of Missouri Kansas City, Washington State University

Addressing Racial Disparities in Health Care

Saturday, October 6
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Global health physician and current affiliate faculty at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Dr. Miriam Aschkenasy will address how racial bias can affect health care offerings.

Speaker: Dr. Miriam Aschkenasy, M.D.       

Student Networking

Saturday, October 6
4:30-6:00 p.m.

Mingle with student pharmacists and recent graduates, including current and former Student Leadership Council representatives, as you wind down from a jam-packed day of student programming.