The mission of AACP is to advance pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service, in partnership with members and stakeholders, to improve health for all.
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There’s still time to register for the 2017 AACP Annual Meeting in Nashville. Join your colleagues for the premier education and networking event with four valuable pre-conference workshops, more than 50 special sessions, and an opportunity to join our #HealthyStartsHere campaign.
Senior Director of Academic Affairs Cecilia M. Plaza, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been selected as an ASAE Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Scholar for 2017-2019. Plaza is the first pharmacist to participate in the program. DELP is a two-year program that supports 12 individuals from under-represented identity groups to advance into the ranks of leadership in the association management profession. Read more.
Leaders at any level can benefit from attending this final leadership workshop, Aug. 24-25 at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, Calif., focusing on adaptive leadership and mobilizing individuals to tackle tough problems and thrive in a challenging environment. Expert facilitators, dynamic presentations, group discussions and personal reflection create an ideal format for immediate application and feedback.
Members can access new data on applications to first professional degree programs and more in the Fall 2016 Profile of Pharmacy Students publication; now available in digital formats or for hard-copy purchase.
In a rebuttal to a viewpoint published in Drug Topics, Dr. Lucinda L. Maine provides a clear explanation of the scope and focus of contemporary pharmacy education. She reminds the author and readers that the current Pharm.D. curriculum does more than just create medication use experts—it addresses cultural competence and patient-centeredness and affords today’s pharmacists opportunities to consider patients holistically.