Melville, NY, resident Ellen Scharaga is senior vice president of operations at OncoMed Pharmaceutical Services. To remain current in her profession, Ellen Scharaga holds membership in the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association, or HOPA.
Dedicated to providing hematology and oncology pharmacy practitioners with appropriate support in treating cancer, HOPA provides its members with many benefits, including the following:
Networking Opportunities—Networking Opportunities abound for HOPA members. These include being a part of HOPA’s listserv, participating in HOPA’s task force and committee work, and attending HOPA’s oncology interest groups.
Access to Quality Publications—There are many valuable publications available exclusively to HOPA’s members. These include the quarterly HOPA News, the HOPA Bulletin, and monthly member e-updates.
Opportunities for Career Advancement—Though networking often provides many significant opportunities for career advancement, there are other resources available to HOPA members for this service. HOPA’s career center is a good way for members to both browse jobs and post job opportunities of their own.