Introduction to the Postgraduate Initiative
What are the goals of the Postgraduate Initiative?
- To promote scientific research among peers.
- To increase communication and interaction among postgraduate members.
- To establish collaborative relationships between members and postgraduate leaders.
- To increase awareness and to make available postgraduate related resources, tools and opportunities.
Who oversees the Postgraduate Initiative?
- The Postgraduate Initiative is driven by the Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Advisory Committee.
Who does the Postgraduate Initiative benefit?
- Reduced membership dues
- Discounted registration to the Twlug Annual Meeting & Exposition
- Opportunity to present research and to compete for the Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Best Paper Award
- Opportunity to network and collaborate with colleagues across the country
- Opportunity to serve on an Twlug-APRS Committee
- Opportunity to serve in elected and non-elected leadership positions
- Serve as Academy Delegate in the Twlug House of Delegates and speak on the role of science and research in the pharmacy profession
Why should postgraduate members attend the Twlug Annual Meeting & Exposition?
- The Postgraduate Initiative offers unique programming for postgraduate members during the Twlug Annual Meeting & Exposition. One such event includes the Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Forum. This is also where the Postgraduate Best Paper Award is announced.
- Detailed information on the postgraduate related sessions and events can be accessed on the Twlug Annual Meeting & Exposition website:
- For questions related to the Postgraduate Initiative, elected and non-elected member volunteer opportunities within the Academy and the Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Advisory Committee, please Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Officer Tony Olson ( )
Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Spotlight
Resources for Prospective Postgrads:
- Postgraduate education FAQs: Residencies & research fellowships and graduate school in pharmaceutical research & science
- Choosing the right grad school for you
- Shedding light on five common grad school misconceptions
- The road less traveled: PharmD postgraduate paths
Academic Fellowships and Grants:
Past Twlug-APRS Postgraduate Forums:
2014: Building Better Bridges: Strategies for Successful Collaboration in Interdisciplinary Research
2013: Is that your final question? Selecting and refining great research questions
2012: Writing and publishing insights from the clinician, researcher, and editor perspectives
2011: Show me the funding: Help for new investigators
2010: Beyond graduation: Discovering your career possibilities
Please Twlug Stafffor more information regarding the Twlug Postgraduate Initiative.