Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Pharmacist Professional Advisory Committee


pharmpac_logo.jpgCareer Development Subcommittee

Purpose: Provides guidance, mentoring, and training to increase the category's knowledge, skills, and abilities, for the advancement of the USPHS mission.

Our Projects

Below are some integral projects within the Career Development Subcommittee

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Prepare for Promotion

View the current benchmarks, read the Career Development Guide, and familiarize yourself with the current CV template

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Mentoring Program

The PharmPAC has many active mentor-mentee pairs! Connect with a mentor today!



Join fellow health care professionals for virtual continuing education presentations on a variety of public health topics

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 The Career Development Subcommittee actively supports the Pharmacy Category by: 


Pharmacist Career Development Guide

Maintaining the USPHS Pharmacist Career Development Guide and revising based on current policy,  standards, and promotion benchmarks. The Guide is intended to help officers make decisions about their career path in order to achieve their professional goals.


stack of booksPromotion Preparedness

Monitoring promotion document requirements to provide impactful guidance and training, to include CV guidance, COER, OS, and ROS guidance documents.  


microphoneGeneral Meeting Presentations

Advancing the expertise and leadership of the pharmacy category by inviting subject matter experts (SMEs) to present at PharmPAC General Meetings.


mentoringMentoring Tools

Offering mentoring tools and resources for successful mentor/mentee connection and relationship.


Welcome signNew Officer Welcoming

Providing new USPHS pharmacists orientation material and connecting them to PharmPAC’s communication networks through PHS-Pharmacists listserv subscription.


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Continuing Education & Leadership Training (CELT)

Recommending learning opportunities and skill development that will advance and enhance retention of professional knowledge and services of pharmacists in the USPHS.


trainingTopics in Public Health/Training Opportunities

Maintaining cross-agency continuing education series for a variety of healthcare professionals.


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