Open Houses

Open-HouseOur fall and spring open houses help you learn more about pharmacy as a career and how to be more competitive in the admissions process. Each session will last approximately 90 minutes, with a 45 minute presentation followed by a 45 minute question-and-answer period. You will:

  • learn about the outstanding career opportunities in the pharmacy profession, ranging from innovative practice settings to cutting-edge research laboratories,
  • get information on the professional and educational requirements for success,
  • learn about our admissions process and suggestions on preparing a comprehensive application, and
  • hear perspectives from our dynamic faculty and students.

 

Fall 2017 Open House Sign Up

Pharmacy Fridays

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On select Friday afternoons, we host Pharmacy Friday at our Chapel Hill campus. Pharmacy Friday offers an opportunity for prospective students to tour the School, learn about our programs, and the admissions process and interact with current students.

Summer and Fall 2017 Pharmacy Friday Sign Up

Contact Laura Bratsch at lbratsch@email.unc.edu if you’re interested in an Asheville Campus tour.

ExploRx Pharmacy

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ExploRx Pharmacy is a dynamic and multifaceted one-day program on the Asheville campus designed to teach participants what pharmacy is, illustrate what a pharmacist does, and share tips and strategies about submitting a strong pharmacy school application.

Get more information and register here

Contact Laura Bratsch at laura_bratsch@unc.edu with questions.

LEAD: Leadership, Excellence and Development Program

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The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy proudly presents its Leadership, Excellence, and Development (LEAD) program. This is a one day professional development program for those seeking to learn more about the dynamic career opportunities in the field of pharmacy.

Apply now and see what students, faculty and staff are doing at the nations top ranked pharmacy school. Learn more about what it takes to highlight your best self and to be competitive.

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Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy is a strategic leadership development program consisting of seminars, specialized projects, and networking opportunities. This program is designed to build creative, confident, caring and critically thinking leaders. This four-month program expands on the opportunities provided to LEAD participants.

Leadership Academy Mission:
To nurture the continued growth of future leaders through professional and leadership development.
Leadership Academy Structure:

As an extension of the LEAD Program, high school and college participants are invited to engage in an intensive mentoring and preparatory program that includes networking opportunities, unique experiences designed to develop strong professional relationships and provide access to faculty and students from one of the nation’s leading pharmacy schools.

During these sessions, participants attend seminars, academic-enrichment classes, working lunches, and networking time in a social setting, gaining a greater understanding of leadership in health-science fields and what it takes to succeed.

For more information, contact Jeremy Overton at Jeremy_Overton@unc.edu.

Mentoring Future Leaders in Pharmacy

M-FLIP provides an individualized and highly structured mentorship between Student Pharmacists and prospective college students. These connections foster building professional relationships, and increasing access to knowledge and confidence for those pursuing a career in Pharmacy.

M-FLIP Mission:
To provide undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy with a professional support system suitable for their individual needs and to foster connections and increase access between pre-pharmacy undergraduate students and Doctor of Pharmacy Students.
M-FLIP Membership:
Membership requires engagement in all M-FLIP program activities to optimize mentor and mentee connections. Pairs are also required to hold at least two one-on-one mentor/mentee meetings per semester and to submit a completed goal sheet.
For more information, contact Felicia Britt at fbritt@email.unc.edu.

Undergraduate Students for Diversity in Pharmacy

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USDP is a dynamic program to cultivate a diverse pharmacy workforce. The program encourages and supports underrepresented college students seeking careers in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. Students receive support in attaining their academic, social, and professional goals.

USDP Mission:
USDP at UNC-Chapel Hill is student organization that focuses on increasing diversity in pharmacy schools. Students build leadership and networking skills, and learn more about the pharmacy field.
USDP Membership:
Opportunities coming Fall 2016.
For more information contact Frank Tillman at ftillman@email.unc.edu.

Admissions Events

 


Do you want a representative from the School to come speak at your career event? Contact Aaron Todd at aaron@unc.edu.