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Membership Survey Results

19 Sep 2017 10:28 AM | MSHP Office (Administrator)

Author: Heather Taylor, PharmD
MSHP Membership Committee Chair

The Membership Committee would like to share some of the results from our 2017 Annual Membership Survey. Ninety-nine of our members responded to the survey.  An overwhelming majority of responders felt that the primary benefit of being a MSHP member was the networking with other pharmacists and health care professionals. 


Top Three Reasons for being involved in MSHP:

  1. Networking
  2. Professional Development
  3. Affiliate chapter activities and Continuing Education


MSHP is doing a good job with the following:

  1. Providing networking opportunities
  2. Affording ample opportunities for involvement and leadership
  3. Provides relevant and timely information
  4. Effectively advances pharmacy practice in Missouri


MSHP activities that are most important to members:

  1. Advocating for pharmacists and the profession at the state level
  2. Providing opportunities for networking
  3. Delivering high quality ongoing education
  4. Providing opportunities for leadership and organizational involvement
  5. Promoting health system pharmacy to the general public


Areas for MSHP to improve upon:

  1. Offering more local/regional programming
  2. Offering more social functions and networking opportunities


What should the top priorities for MSHP be this year?

  1. Legislative issues
  2. Education/programming
  3. Professional development for pharmacists and technicians
  4. Membership involvement


*Items in purple received > 50% of votes


The majority of members utilize Facebook and Instagram daily and are the most popular social media platforms. The majority of members would like to be notified on issues via email or online media. The majority of members feel they receive a good value for their membership dues.


We want to thank all the members that took the time to fill out the survey. We utilize these results at our strategic planning meeting in the summer to determine what to focus on for the upcoming year.   We are excited about all the changes that have been happening within MSHP over the past year and look forward to continuing to improve your membership experience!

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