Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Pharmacist Professional Advisory Committee


pharmpac_logo.jpgPharmPAC Outreach and Recruitment Subcommittee

Purpose: Assists in the recruitment of highly qualified pharmacists and pharmacy students and to provide advice and consultation in support of the Surgeon General and the Chief Professional Officer on recruiting and matching pharmacists into the USPHS and issues related to personnel activities of CS and CC pharmacists.

Our Projects

Below are some highlighted recent projects:


2023 Student Awards

A total of 10 pharmacy students were selected as top award recipients of the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award

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USPHS Pharmacy Presentation

Includes pharmacy history, Surgeon General Intiatives, What Pharmacists Do, and more!


University Point of Contact (UPOC)

USPHS pharmacist officers maintain routine contact with pharmacy schools across the Nation

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Applicant Process

Purpose: Maintain PHS jobs list serv, distribute vacancy announcements and assist applicants with locating and applying to positions.


Public Health Activities and Information

Purpose: Assist in the drafting of the annual report by assessing and prioritizing public health issues based on pharmacy impact, in alignment with OSG, HHS, and the White House.


Recruitment Materials

Purpose: Maintain the UPOC Newsletter and other recruitment materials, including “Pharmacists Leading the Way” (PLW) and USPHS slideshows.


University Point of Contact (UPOC) Program and Roster

Purpose: Maintain regular communications with universities and track pharmacists’ involvement in school events. Maintain a roster of UPOCs and create standardized presentations for use by UPOCs. Encourage local public health activities between UPOCs and students.


Student Awards

Purpose: Recognize pharmacy students through the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award, PharmPAC Social Media, UPOC Newsletter, and other channels, as appropriate


Vacancy_Pic.pngVacancy List

Purpose: Assist Agencies with CC Pharmacists in the compilation and distribution of pharmacist vacancy lists in an effort to reduce vacancy rates.


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