About the NYSCHP New Practitioner Committee

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NYSCHP is pleased to introduce a new committee for our new practitioner members. Mirrored from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) New Practitioner’s Forum, this committee is meant to support new practitioners’ transition into real world practice and kindle lifelong involvement in professional organizations.

Scope Mission Vision
The committee primarily targets pharmacists in their first 1-5 years after formal education or residency training. Increase engagement within NYSCHP by providing a community and collective voice for new practitioners as they transition into pharmacy practice. Advance the future of the profession through the growth of pharmacy practice leaders and ensure NYSCHP and ASHP are their preferred professional organizations.


The purpose of the NPC is to provide a network of educational and professional support to our newest pharmacists and inspire NYSCHP involvement early on in their careers.  Our goal is to provide opportunities for professional collaboration and development, as well as mentorship and support from seasoned pharmacy practitioners. The committee intends to serve the educational and informational needs of new practitioner members through programs that promote leadership and engagement opportunities. We hope to engage our newest members on topics such as clinical updates, grassroots advocacy and leadership.  

We welcome new practitioner members and hope to give them the most value possible as a NYSCHP member. This initiative will encourage lifelong NYSCHP involvement from the new generation of pharmacists and create an impact on NYSCHP members in years to come.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact: 

Chelsea Barvian, PharmD ([email protected])

Tobin Kuriakose, PharmD ([email protected])


  1. New Practitioner Forum. ASHP. https://www.ashp.org/new-practitioner/new-practitioners-forum