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Volunteer to chat during #HPW2019 virtual fair

  • 1.  Volunteer to chat during #HPW2019 virtual fair

    Posted 10-29-2019 12:35

    Health Profession Week (HPW) is a nationwide collaboration between today's healthcare and education organizations designed to provide reliable, accessible resources to explore careers in the health professions.

    This year HPW will take place November 16-21. AACP is seeking volunteers to chat during the Virtual Fair on Thursday, November 21st from 3pm-9pm ET. If you are a pharmacist, faculty, staff, or current pharmacy student interested in chatting online with high school and college students about pharmacy education and careers, please complete this volunteer FORM.  Please note: 

    • As a volunteer in the AACP chat room, please promote the profession and not your specific school or organization.
    • There is no fee to participate.
    • Chat hours are Eastern Time Zone.
    • Limit 5 volunteers per chat hour (but you can sign up for multiple hours).
    • Once you complete the Doodle form to volunteer, you will receive instructions to log into the virtual platform CareerEco.


    Here are a few other things you can do to help make HPW2019 a success for pharmacy. 

    • Reach out to your prospective students list, local high schools, community colleges and undergraduate institutions to encourage them to register for the event.
    • Participate in the #HPWChat on Tuesday, November 19th on Instagram as we discuss mentoring and shadowing.
    • Leverage your social media platforms to get the word out about HPW using the hashtag #HPW2019.


    If you have additional questions regarding Health Professions Week, please feel free to email

    Rosie Walker
    Director of Recruitment and Diversity
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    Arlington VA