OPA LEAD is a new and innovative initiative designed by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) that commits to helping early-career pharmacy professionals achieve their career goals through a multi-faceted approach. As Canada’s largest advocacy and professional development provider for pharmacy professionals, OPA understands the needs of the pharmacy profession. Through coaching, resources, networking, and education, LEAD prepares you to develop the confidence to meet those needs, and flourish in your personal and professional life.

LEAD programs are complimentary and available only for OPA members. 

How will LEAD support your pharmacy career and personal development?

Provides dedicated onboarding and coaching from experts and those who understand the profession

Empowers you to explore pharmacy career path options that align with your strengths

Promotes continuous learning and professional development with pharmacy-focused resources and tools

Offers tools and opportunities to build soft skills and formulate long-term goals

Connects you to networking, mentorship, and pharmacy job opportunities

Upcoming events

We are kicking off this program with the following upcoming webinars. These webinars are free to members. Click below to reserve your spot. If you are unable to attend a live webinar, these sessions will be recorded and made available to members in early 2022.

Non-Traditional Pharmacy Careers — November 8th, 7:00 p.m.

Past Event
Creating a Standout Resume that Receives Interviews — November 16th, 7:00 p.m.

Salary Negotiation Skills for the (Introverted) Pharmacist —November 30th, 7:00 p.m.

There are many more LEAD webinars, resources, and updates in development. We curated these upcoming webinar topics based on feedback from new practitioners and students. We will continually add new topics in 2022 and beyond.

Prospective webinar topics:

Do you have a topic you would like to see covered? Contact Mary Coopland at [email protected].

LEAD is exclusively available for OPA members. To join OPA visit the Membership Page.