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PILLS 1 st General Meeting Thursday, 9/13/12 7:00-8:30pm. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ocf.berkeley.edu /~pills. Icebreaker: Solve This Riddle! . One day, Mary Ann went to the local pharmacy With hopes of getting PILLS for her allergies,
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PILLS 1st General Meeting Thursday, 9/13/12 7:00-8:30pm Email: email@example.com Website: www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~pills
Icebreaker: Solve This Riddle! One day, Mary Ann went to the local pharmacy With hopes of getting PILLS for her allergies, However, the pharmacist would not prescribe Zyrtec nor Claritin nor Benadryl, making her cry. Disheartened, Mary Ann heaved a great big sigh, Wishing she had made more progress in her studies When she was a pre-pharm here at UC Berkeley! _______ is _______ _______ _______ and _______ is _______ to _______ success!
But never fear, because PILLS is here, and… Pharmacy is making great progress and PILLS is here to prescribe success!
WHAT IS PILLS? • Pre-Pharmacy • Informational • Learning • Leadership • Society
Pre-Pharmacy • The only pre-pharmacy club on campus
Informational • Obtain resources and support to pursue your career path
Learning • Opportunities to get exposure to the field of pharmacy
Leadership • Achieve your potential
Society Make friends and network
So what is Pharmacy? It’s not all about counting!
What is Pharmacy? • A branch of the health sciences that focuses on maintaining the health of patients through: • Preparation, dispensing, and utilization of drugs • Advising patients & doctors • Counseling patients • Medication Therapy Management (MTM) • Technological advances • Research • Healthcare Policies
What is Pharmacy? • Types of Pharmacists • Retail – CVS/Walgreens • Clinical – Hospital Patient Care • Research & Development • Nuclear • Industrial • Out-Patient / In-Patient Care • Ambulatory Care • Academic • Government • Managed Care
PILLS Executive Board • President: Leanne Thai • Vice President: TrungKy • Secretary: Rachelle Roxas • Treasurer: Laney Luong • Internal Affairs: Devin Erbay • External Affairs: Louis Owen • Public Relations Chair: DeepikaLoomba • NCPPS Chair: Judy Ma • Webmaster: Yu Jin
Membership Requirements • Pay membership fees • Submit Membership application • Available online under the “Membership” tab • Attend 2 general meetings • Attend 1 social • Participate in 4 hours of PILLS-approved community service
Active Membership: What are the Benefits? • Priority access to PILLS workshops • Pharm tech workshop, pharmacist Q & A sessions, school presentations, etc. • Discount on NCPPS tickets • Get to know your peers better • Consideration for future leadership positions • PRC, NCPPS Committee, officers
Volunteering Requirement • Why? • Give back to the community • Bond with other PILLS members • 4 hours per semester • Several opportunities offered • Check email listserv for more information [SAMPLE FILLER PICTURE]! Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternative Individual Volunteering • Pre-approved community service found on PILLS website • Must fill out “Individual Volunteering” form • Cannot overlap with another club's requirement • Hospital or pharmacy volunteering does not satisfy requirement Questions? email@example.com
Upcoming Volunteering Events • Red Cross Blood Drive • Wed 9/26 • Flyering on Sproul Plaza • More info from email listserv • Chaparral House • Sat 9/29, 10-2pm • Outdoor Gardening Project • Lunch/water provided • ~15 people needed • More info from email listserv Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations Committee PriyaVallabh 2nd Year email@example.com Yuen Ng 2ndYear firstname.lastname@example.org Clifton Ng 3rd Year email@example.com Irene Chang 3rd year firstname.lastname@example.org Chang Liu 3rd Year email@example.com Vincent Man 2nd Year firstname.lastname@example.org Thao Nguyen 3rd Year email@example.com Grace Go 3rd Year firstname.lastname@example.org Irene Dang 3rd Year email@example.com Rachael Park 3rd Year firstname.lastname@example.org
Socials • 1st Social: Photo Scavenger Hunt • Date: September 21st, 2012 • Time: 6PM – 7:30PM • Location: TBA Come out to meet fellow members and the PILLS board and have a good time! • 2nd Social • Date: October 5th, 2012
Let’s Be PhRENDs! Pre-Pharmacy Readiness, Enrichment, Network, & Development • What is PhREND? • Network and befriend other club members in a small group setting • Fun activities throughout the semester led by 2 PRs and 1 Officer • Movies • Ice cream/Boba • 99 Ranch runs • Hanging out • Must be a member to join! Fill out short googledoc survey to be placed in a PhREND group
Northern California Pre-Pharmacy Symposium (NCPPS) • What is NCPPS? • One of Northern California’s largest pre-pharmacy gatherings • Offers over 20 guest speakers, dozens of workshops, networking luncheon, school fair • How can I be involved? • Great learning experience • Build team-working skills • Spend quality time with other students who have similar interests [SAMPLE FILLER PICTURE]!
PILLS T-Shirt Contest • Challenge: Design your best PILLS t-shirt! • Prize: Free T-shirt • Submissions due by:Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 • Submit to:email@example.com
PILLS Website • All information from today’s meeting can be accessed on the PILLS website • http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~pills • Resources > Meeting Files • Membership application can be submitted electronically • Membership > Join • Please hold your questions until the end of the meeting.