The mission of AACP is to lead and partner with our members in advancing pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service to improve societal health.
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Share your creative teaching techniques with your peers by applying for the 2015 Innovations in Teaching Competition. New this year: Faculty are required to submit a Letter of Intent, by Oct. 14, outlining their creative approach to teaching within a course, component of a course, CPE, residency or preceptor education, or faculty development.
AACP has released the Pharmacy Faculty Research Grant Data for FY14. This annual report of aggregated grant data, by fiscal year and institution, includes funding from the National Institutes of Health, and other federal and non-federal grant awards. The total for all extramural grants increased by more than 9 percent, from $430,407,691 in FY13 to $470,796,034 in FY14, underscoring the role of pharmacy schools as dynamic centers of growing scientific research and innovation. AACP members can find out more information here.
AACP EVP and CEO Lucinda L. Maine, Ph.D., R.Ph., has been appointed to the Department of Veterans Affairs National Academic Affiliations Council for a two-year term. The Council advises the VA on issues affecting partnerships between the department and its academic affiliates, which share the same foundational values: A commitment to providing high quality care; recognition of the inter-dependence of patient care, education and research; and a strong public service ethic. The Council will develop and recommend ways to enhance the partnership. “It is a positive step to have pharmacy’s presence at this table of influence,” said Dr. Maine.
This October, AACP is engaging with members to promote the work of pharmacists in the community. Here’s what you can do: