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.

You can review information on the current Committee Members and their Charges by downloading the PDF version.

Charges to the Resident and New Practitioner Committee

1.
RPD Survey and Residency Database
a.
NA in 19-20: Conduct and report on the residency program director survey to be conducted every 2 years (next administration is fall 2020)
b.
NA in 19-20: Recommend edits to the CPNP Residency Directory completed by RPDs and maintained by staff
2.
Annual Meeting
a.
Evaluate the value and viability of the resident track and mentoring activity for continuation at CPNP 2020
b.
If value is identified, develop, implement, and evaluate a 3 hour block of programming exclusively for residents at each Annual Meeting
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.
Develop content for an infographic to replace the residency opportunity brochure and evaluate drafts as prepared by staff and vendors.
4.
Resources
a.
Produce six What I Wish I Knew (WIWK) Columns or videos 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 with emphasis on refining the list of the currently provided practice setting videos to ensure they meet the objectives of the web page section
e.
Brainstorm on the needs of residents and new practitioners that are unique to psychiatric pharmacy and/or are not being filled by other associations or employers, especially in the area of leadership development. Kick off the brainstorming process with a focus group meeting at CPNP 2019.
f.
Prepare a written report of recommendations to the CPNP Board on or before 9/15/19.