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Welcome to the homepage of the Beta Delta Chapter of the Rho Chi Society here at SJU!

EMAIL US AT: RHOCHIS@GMAIL.COM

The Rho Chi Society encourages and recognizes excellence in intellectual achievement and advocates critical inquiry in all aspects of pharmacy. The Society further encourages high standards of conduct and character and fosters fellowship among its members. The Society seeks universal recognition of its members as lifelong intellectual leaders in pharmacy, and as a community of scholars, to instill the desire to pursue intellectual excellence and critical inquiry to advance the profession.

The Beta Delta Chapter of Rho Chi at St. John's University works hard to host events such as the Rho Chi Coffeehouse Chats, Residency and Fellowship Showcase Dean's Hour Careers in Pharmacy etc. to provide Rho Chi members and all St. John's University pharmacy students an opportunity to network and ultimately foster their growth as both scholars and leaders in pharmacy.

  • For more information about Rho Chi Society's missions and values, please visit this page: http://rhochi.org/
  • For more information about the Beta Delta Chapter of Rho Chi, please visit this page: http://rhochi.org/chapter/beta-delta/ 
  • Also see our chapter's award-winning, monthly, electronic, student-operated newsletter publication- the Rho Chi Post- any member of the Pharmacy Program here at SJU (regardless of year) are invited to contribute!: https://rhochistj.org/RhoChiPost
2019 - 2020 executive board

Back Row: Current Faculty Advisor (Dr. Etzel) 
Front Row from Left to Right: Shivani Shah (President)
, Sona Goswami (Vice President), Connie Liang (Secretary), Ashley Leung (Treasurer), Oudit Balkaran (Historian), Hajin Yang (Social Media and Outreach Coordinator)

Portal Information

Description

As stated on the Rho Chi National website, the Rho Chi Society encourages and recognizes excellence in intellectual achievement and advocates critical inquiry in all aspects of pharmacy. Our organization further encourages high standards of professional conduct and character as well as fostering of fellowship among it's members. Our Chapter also proudly boasts an award-winning, student-run, newsletter called the Rho Chi Post.

The Beta Delta Chapter of Rho Chi at St. John's University works hard to host events such as the Rho Chi Coffeehouse Chats, The Residency and Fellowship Showcase/Workshop, Dean's Hour Careers in Pharmacy etc. to provide Rho Chi members and all St. John's University pharmacy students an opportunity to network and ultimately foster their growth as both scholars and leaders in pharmacy.

Category

Honor Society

General Email (for organization)
Meeting Day

Monday/Thursday

Meeting Time

Common Hour (1:50-3:15pm)

Meeting Location

Marillac 137

President Name

Alexander Cheung

Vice President Name

Gini Thomas

Treasurer Name

Anna Kamuda

Secretary Name

Shirley Chung

Student Affairs Advisor Name

Elizabeth Sheehan

Student Affairs Advisor Email
Advisor Phone

718-990-6888

Faculty Moderator

Dr. Joseph V. Etzel | Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor| 718-990-6362

Selection Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process.

Each year, the top 20% of the fourth-year class (incoming P2s) with GPA > 3.6 are invited to join our honor society during the middle of the fall semester.
In order to become a fully inducted member, the inductees must also attend our Chapter's induction ceremony which is held during the beginning of the Spring Semester.