The LEADS Initiative

What is the LEADS Initiative? 

The LEADS Initiative, in collaboration with the Rho Chi Post, is a pilot program starting in the 2022-2023 academic year involving writing for the Rho Chi Post and mentoring underclassmen. The goal of the LEADS Initiative is to provide an academic mentorship program for pharmacy students to promote scholastic excellence, ethics, service, leadership, and an increased sense of community. 

LEADS is an acronym representing the different aspects of the program:

Who can apply to be a LEADS Mentor? 

All Rho Chi members are eligible to serve as LEADS Mentors. Those who become LEADS Mentors will be awarded the full required service points for both semesters (10 points per semester). Mentors will be selected on an application-based process. This pilot initiative allows for a maximum of five (5) mentors, and the program is a year long commitment. 

Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year have closed.

What are the benefits of being a LEADS Mentor?

This position gives Rho Chi members the opportunity to showcase their mentorship skills and help younger students navigate pharmacy school. It is an experience that can be added to CV's/resumes and spoken upon in the future when applying for leadership positions, jobs, post-graduate training, and more!