Canadian pharmacy students and interns unified for excellence, advocacy and academics in pharmacy.

National President

Pierre Thabet

National President

Pierre Thabet

Dalhousie, 4th Year

Education (Prior to pharmacy school): Biomedical Sciences

Hobbies & Interests: Being outdoors – biking, canoeing, hiking. Drinking coffee.

Position Goals:

  1. Find and create opportunities for Canadian pharmacy students to voice opinions and advocate on behalf of future patients, profession and healthcare system.
  2. Provide students with further opportunities for professional involvement, display of excellence, and application of knowledge.
  3. Unite Canadian pharmacy students for the creation of a national community of pharmacy students and interns empowered to advocate for the advancement of the profession towards excellence in patient-centered care

Career Goals:

After graduating, I aim to provide empathetic, optimal, patient-centred care to all patients I encounter, all whilst deepening my therapeutic competencies. As a pharmacist, I hope to challenge those around me and instill a greater respect and understanding for pharmacy. In doing so, I hope to grow and optimize pharmacists’ impact on patient care.

Duties for National President

  • Act for and in the name of the Association.
  • Supervise and coordinate and play a primary role in the activities and affairs of the Association.
  • Play a primary supportive role in several projects and initiatives.
  • Head the active promotion of CAPSI activities to students, industry and the profession.
  • Chair and mediate discussion during all meetings of the General Council, the National Executive and General Membership meetings.
  • Create agendas, organize council meetings and prepare reports.
  • Chair the Constitutional Review Committee.
  • Active member of the Finance and PDW Planning Committees.
  • Ensure that resolutions adopted by the Association are acted upon and adhered to.
  • Initiate, delegate and promote the development and growth of CAPSI.
  • Responsible for fostering good relations and partnerships with National and International Pharmacy Associations (e.g. CPhA, FIP, etc.).