Houston Methodist Hospital Longitudinal APPE Program

The Houston Methodist Hospital Longitudinal APPE (LAPPE) program is a longitudinal experiential opportunity for fourth year professional pharmacy students. The LAPPE program is designed for highly motivated students in order to maximize students’ experiential education and develop students’ interprofessional skills. This program will prepare students for the residency application process and enable students to obtain their desired postgraduate pharmacy position upon graduation.

The mission of the LAPPE program is to train student pharmacists through a robust training program that integrates clinical experiences with scholarship and professional service that will ultimately improve the provision of health system pharmacy and healthcare once these student pharmacists enter the workforce.


Program Coordinator
Carmine Colavecchia

A. Carmine Colavecchia, PharmD, PhD, BCPS
Administrative Specialist in Education, Staff Development and Quality Improvement
Department of Pharmacy Services
Houston Methodist Hospital
accolavecchia@houstonmethodist.org

Program Co-Coordinator
Jonathan Balk

Jonathan Balk, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Specialist II, Houston Methodist Hospital
jlbalk@houstonmethodist.org