The FIP Young Pharmacists Group For new graduates and young pharmacists
FĂŠdĂŠration Internationale Pharmaceutique International Pharmaceutical Federation
YOUNG. PHARMACISTS. GROUP. Young pharmacists About YPG
• Facilitated incorporation into an international organisation, YPG projects and activities
The Young The Young Pharmacists Pharmacists Group Group(YPG) (YPG)was wasestablished establishedinin2001 2001 to to meet the interests, challenges and expectations ofyoung young and meet the interests, challenges and expectations of recently qualified pharmacists andand pharmaceutical scientists. and recently qualified pharmacists pharmaceutical Currently has members 80 countries. scientistsit(under the agein ofover 35). The YPG’s goal is to connect The YPG’s aimand is to encourage young pharmacists to be actively pharmacists foster leadership within each of the 8 different involved international pharmacy and within sections in focusing on pharmacy practice and 9FIP. different special The YPG’s goal is to connect pharmacists and foster leadership interest groups (SIGs) focusing on pharmaceutical science. within each of the 8 different sections focusing on pharmacy Currently it has members in over 80 countries. practice and 9 different special interest groups (SIGs) focusing on pharmaceutical science.
easing thehard transition fromits pharmacy to professional YPG works to provide memberstudent with information about pharmacistdevelopment activities and public health events. professional
How to join How to Join FIP individual members who are under 35 years of age or who FIP individual members who graduated from pharmacy school less than five years ago ① are under 35 years of age or automatically become members of the YPG. ②g raduated from pharmacy school less than five years ago automatically become members of the YPG.
An online application form and more information on FIP individual membership are available on the FIP website: Membership http://www.fip.org/membership?page=membership_info
By becoming a member of FIP, young pharmacists receive not only all standard FIP membership benefits such as subscription to FIPthe individual member benefits include: the International Pharmacy Journal and the FIP email news service, • Global networking – access experts but also: • Access to reliable information – always stay up-to-date • YPG e-newsletter and subscription to the YPG Members Only • Educational opportunities – gain more knowledge News List • Exchanging resources – support the pharmacy profession • Access to all YPG projects and activities • Worldwide – involvement and action Innovation • Eligibilitydevelopment to apply for the Grant for Professional • Discounted registration fee – access FIP congresses and the Mike How Award • Voting rights at the annual YPG Business Meeting • Opportunity to also standoffers, for election the YPG Steering Committee However, the YPG at no to additional membership cost, • O pportunity to represent YPG as Liaison to FIP’s 15 different a range of benefits and opportunities: Section or YPG SIGs projects and activities • Access to all • O pportunity to be partYPG of the YPGfor Project Subcommittee or • Eligibility to apply forathe Grant Professional Publication Subcommittee
Innovation, the Mike How Award, the Ton Hoek Scholarship for Global Leadership and other FIP Congress Scholarships How we work • Dynamic programmes at the annual FIP World Congress of Each year, YPG Business Meeting is held during the FIP Congress. Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences designed for young The business meeting focuses on the strategic planning for the pharmacists coming years’ projects. It provides all YPG members with an •opportunity Voting rights at the annual YPGinput Business Meeting to participate in and into the running of the YPG. • Opportunities stand for elected electioneach to the YPG Steering The YPG Steeringto Committee, year at the YPG Business Committee Meeting, consists of the Chairperson, Public Relations Officer and • AccessCoordinator. to publications, including the YPG e-newsletter, Project The YPG Subcommittee, elected early in each year, Board of Pharmaceutical Practice and Board of andconsists to news of emails Pharmaceutical together representatives of • Opportunities Science to shareliasons innovative ideas,with to network the Congress Subcommittee, the Project Subcommittee and the internationally, and to enjoy a professional forum specifically Publication Subcommittee, and comprises around 30 members. for young pharmacists
• Opportunities to present your poster at FIP congresses World Pharmacists Day campaign The YPG successfully launched its world Pharmacist Day campaign By being a part of the YPG, FIP members benefit from the via social media and using #YPGChallenge to spread the work opportunity to get involved and make a difference early on in of young pharmacists around the world to their respective social their careers. media family and friends. W YPG Mentorship programme S The YPG Mentorship programme has been further developed and is being re-launched in 2018. The programme will allow for selected YPG members to have mentors within their FIP Section or SIG. Mentors will provide guidance for young pharmacists to develop their professional careers.
YPG grants The YPG currently coordinates two different grants: 1. The Young Pharmacists/Pharmaceutical Scientists Grant for professional innovation annually recognises a young pharmacist or pharmaceutical scientist with an innovative project. This project should identify a specific problem, describe a YPG annual congress activities pharmacist-driven solution, and ultimately, contribute to improving The FIP congress is the annual meeting point for pharmacists health. The project can involve any field of professional practice or and pharmaceutical scientists worldwide. During the congress, pharmaceutical science. the YPG runs sessions workshops, either independently 2. The Mike How Awardand supports one congress attendee who or has inbeen collaboration with other Young pharmacists are or actively involved in sections. the development, manufacturing generally invited by of the YPG to present on topics.with the regulatory aspects pharmaceuticals. YPGvarious collaborates FIP Industrial Pharmacy Section and the International Pharmacy Students’ Federation (IPSF) to provide this grant to our members.
YPG business meeting The annual YPG Business Meeting is also held during the congress. This provides all young pharmacists with an opportunity to participate and input into the running of the By being a part of the YPG. The business meeting focuses on the strategic planning YPG, FIPyears’ members for the coming projects.
benefit from the opportunity to get involved and make a difference early on in their careers.
YPGsocial annual congress activities YPG events at the congress The FIP congress is the annual meeting for pharmacists The YPG hosts special social events at the point FIP congress each and pharmaceutical scientists worldwide. During the congress, year to encourage interaction and networking for first-time YPG social social events events at at the congress congress YPG the YPG runs sessionsthe and workshops, either independently or in attendees. The YPG hosts hostswith special social events at the the FIP congress congress each The YPG special social events at FIP collaboration other sections. Young pharmacists are each generally year to by encourage interaction and networking for first-time first-time invited the YPG to present onand various topics. for year to encourage interaction networking In withsocial the FIP office, co-hostseach a First attendees. Thecollaboration YPG hosts special events atthe theYPG FIP congress year to attendees. Timers Reception. This provides an opportunity for first-time encourage interaction and networking for young pharmacists and attendees to meet section and special interest group first-time attendees such YPG Night, Reception, In collaboration with theas FIP office, theFirst YPGTimers co-hosts a(SIG) First etc. In collaboration with the FIP office, the YPG co-hosts a First members, as well as getting an overview of the functions of FIP. First Timers Reception is an event for first-time attendees coTimers Reception. Reception. This This provides provides an an opportunity opportunity for for first-time first-time Timers hosted by FIP office. This provides an opportunity for them to meet attendees to to meet meet section section and and special special interest interest group group (SIG) (SIG) attendees section andasspecial (SIG) members, as well as getting members, well as asinterest gettinggroup an overview overview of the the functions functions of FIP. FIP. members, as well getting an of of an overview of the functions of FIP.
In 2018, the inaugural Leadership Development Workshop is being hosted by the YPG and FIP’s Academic Pharmacy Section, FIPEd and the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF). YPG projects and activities Young pharmacists with an interest in taking up future leadership YPG has launched two new projects for the 2016-2017 year. roles within the YPG Steering Committee or being involved with YPG projects and activities localprojects or national YPG leadership activities are encouraged to attend YPG and activities The YPG Mentorship program has been developed YPG has launched launched two new projects projects for further the 2016-2017 2016-2017 year.and the pre-congress workshop. YPG has two new for the year.
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As a young pharmacist and/or new graduate, you are automatically made an individual member of the FIP Young Pharmacists Group upon becoming a FIP member. Here you have the invaluable opportunity to connect with young pharmacists from around the world with similar interests, career goals and visions for the future.
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Through its member organisations, FIP connects, represents and serves more than three million pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists around the world. FIP was founded in The Hague, the Netherlands, in 1912 and still has its central office in The Hague. Although FIP is a federation of associations, any pharmacist or pharmaceutical scientist can apply to become an individual member. When you become an individual member of FIP, you automatically become a member of one of the pharmacy practice sections or become connected within the Board of Pharmaceutical Sciences special interest groups.
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