Innovations in Teaching Competition

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Innovations in Teaching Competition 

The purposes of the Innovations in Teaching Competition are to identify innovative teaching and learning strategies and assessment methods, provide an opportunity to engage faculty in a process of documenting their scholarly approach to teaching and learning, and provide an opportunity for up to three selected faculty, or teams, to present their work during a special session at the AACP Annual Meeting in July of each year. Each of the three faculty/teams selected to present their innovations are provided a stipend of up to $1200 to defray the costs of registration, travel and accommodations to attend the Annual Meeting.

Open for 2018 Submissions

AACP is now accepting applications for the 2018 Innovations in Teaching Competition. You may submit your letter of intent for this award by completing the online submission form no later than October 26, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. EST. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Assa-Eley.

Letter of Intent

The application process will be done in two steps. First, a two-page letter of intent will be submitted for review.  This will enable applicants to receive feedback from reviewers prior to completing the entire portfolio. 

Complete portfolios will be due February 15, 2018 for complete review.

Submissions may now include innovative approaches to education in a College/School of Pharmacy course, continuing professional education program, residency or preceptor education, or faculty development.

Application Timeline

  • October 26, 2017: Letter of Intent Deadline
  • December 2017: Comments from Reviewers Sent to Applicants
  • February 15, 2018: Complete Portfolio Deadline
  • April 2018: Notification of Award Winners

Innovations in Teaching Competition Description and Review Criteria


2017 Award Winners

Katherine E. Johnson, Janet H. Cooley, Stephanie Forbes, Ann M.Taylor, Robert Lipsy, Jessica DiLeo, Whitney Shields
The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy  
Implementation of an Interprofessional Medication Therapy Management Experience
Project Abstract 

Jennifer M. Malinowski
Value-Driven Pharmacy Student-Led Rapid Cycle Process Engagement in Experiential and Didactic Settings
Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
Project Abstract

Honorable Mention:  

Ettie Rosenberg, Hoai-An Truong, Audrey Hsu, Reza Taheri
West Coast University School of Pharmacy
Development, Implementation, and Lessons Learned from a Mock Trial as a Teaching and Assessment Activity in a Required Evidence-Based Practice Course
Project Abstract


View past winners

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