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2017 Leadership Pharmacy Participants Announced

March 1, 2017 – Leadership Pharmacy, a leadership program for new practitioners, will begin its 29th year with a live conference on August 3-6, 2017 in Galena, IL. This program is available to pharmacists in Iowa and Wisconsin who are interested in becoming leaders in their profession. Twenty pharmacists, ten from each state, are selected annually to participate. The Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) is pleased to announce the 2017 Leadership Pharmacy participants from Iowa:  
 
Lauren Adair, PharmD - OutcomesMTM
Jennifer Alexander, PharmD - NuCara Pharmacy – Pleasant Hill
Andrea Bennett, PharmD - Mercy Medical Center – Cedar Rapids
Brittany Bruch, PharmD, BCACP - University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Laura Elliott, PharmD - UnityPoint Health – Iowa Lutheran
Tisha Field, PharmD - Broadlawns Medical Center
Shellie Fravel, PharmD, BCPS - University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
Tyson Ketelsen, PharmD - VA Medical Center – Iowa City
Emma Kraayenbrink, PharmD - Mercy Family Pharmacy – Dubuque
Jessica Nesheim, PharmD - Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines
 
The Leadership Pharmacy program was designed to provide a unique opportunity for pharmacists in their first three to 15 years of practice to develop organizational skills which will enable both personal and professional growth. The goals of this conference are to provide participants with strong leadership training, increase their awareness of state and national pharmacy issues, encourage involvement in professional and community activities, and develop new practitioners for leadership roles within the profession
 
IPA and the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, along with Sanofi U.S., have agreed to underwrite all costs associated with the 2017 program for the selected participants. IPA, along with lead contributor McKesson Corporation, developed the Thomas R. Temple Leadership Endowment to endow the program into perpetuity. 


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