The Resident and New Practitioner Committee is responsible for representing and providing service to residents, fellows, new practitioners and residency directors. Some of the primary goals of this committee are to increase the visibility of the profession, recruit students into residencies in cooperation with the student committee, increase the number of residencies and provide membership value to residents, fellows, residency directors and new practitioners.

Charges to the Resident and New Practitioner Committee

1.
RPD Survey and Residency Directory
a.
Conduct and report on the residency program director survey to be conducted every 2 years (next administration is summer/fall 2022)
b.
Recommend edits to the CPNP Residency Directory completed by RPDs and maintained by staff
2.
Networking/Information Exchange
a.
Recommend and develop community educational/informational events for residents through such opportunities as Communities Week and Idea Exchanges at CPNP Annual Meeting (application process required)
3.
Promoting the Profession/Career
a.
Arrange for and proof 4 to 5 articles to be included in a resident and new practitioner themed newsletter edition in January
b.
Update the residency infographic after RPD survey data is available (even years)
4.
Resources
a.
Produce 4 to 6 What I Wish I Knew (WIWK) Columns following established guidelines
b.
Review the New Practitioner Hub and provide updates for staff to complete
c.
Update and edit the Pharmacy Essentials and Treatment Guidelines documents. Use committee members to author and either fellow committee members to peer review or work with staff to identify an external source
d.
Review the career pages as requested by staff (specific instructions provided)
e.
Review and update the suggested reading list at https://aapp.org/resource/product/books every two years (next review is fall 2023)
5.
Membership
a.
By September 1, follow-up with Annual Meeting resident poster presenters who have not renewed membership
b.
By September 1, follow-up with RPDs who have not maintained membership
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