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2017 Fall Institute

 Strengthening Educational Scholarship

CPD Activity Announcement


Hyatt Regency Dulles 

 Herndon, Virginia

November 13–15, 2017



Program Description: 

The Fall Institute calls together participants interested in addressing educational challenges through Educational Scholarship and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL). The focus is on strengthening research initiatives and the systems that support these initiatives. Participants will be guided through the foundations of education research and engaged in activities which highlight strategies for generating useful evidence, implementing relevant changes, and incentivizing faculty engagement in Educational Scholarship and SOTL. Attending teams will share ideas, and identify skills, support systems and cultural elements necessary to create an action plan to foster innovative and effective educational practices for enhanced student learning and curriculum and pedagogical practices in pharmacy education.

Target Audience:

Faculty in healthcare and disciplines interested in developing, enhancing and sharing their educational research ideas, skills and methods. Existing or newly forming research teams are welcome.


Please click here to view the Institute's full schedule.

Overall Objectives:

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate a clear and convincing message for advancing scholarship in pharmacy education.
  • Outline a scholarly project that produces robust data and discuss strategies for disseminating the work to optimize educational change.
  • Assess their institutions capacity for educational research and discuss strategies for supporting educational research at the individual, department, institutional and disciplinary levels.
  • Formulate an action plan for enhancing evidence-based educational research in their position and institution.


Simon Albon, Ph.D., Professor, Teaching & Director, Office Educational Support and Development, The University of British Columbia

Paul O. Gubbins, Pharm.D., Professor and Vice Chair, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Associate Dean, School of Pharmacy (Missouri State University site), University of Missouri—Kansas City 

Kristin Kari Janke, Ph.D., Director of the Wulling Center for Innovation and Scholarship in Pharmacy Education, University of Minnesota 

Jacqui McLaughlin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Educational Innovation and Research, Director, Office of Strategic Planning and Assessment, Director of Education Research, Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research, Adjunct Professor, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

(UAN: 0581-0000-17-137-L04-P, Activity-type: Application-based) 

Disclosure Statement:

No conflicts of interest have been identified for any component of this continuing education activity. Program planners have reported no actual or potential conflicts of interest.

Continuing Education Credit:


AACP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is eligible for ACPE credit; see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.



Continuing Education Credit Requirements: 

Attendees must register, complete and submit CE session evaluations by accessing the online AACP Continuing Education Administration software program, Learning Express CE (LECE) Login or create your account with your AACP e-mail and password if you don’t already have an account on LECE.  (Please verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered in your LECE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Failure to ensure this information is identical in both programs will jeopardize your earning CE credits.) Click on the 2017 AACP Institute link under the “CPD Activity” column and select each session you attended from the list of sessions offering CE credit. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on the “Register” button. Enter or confirm your profile information and confirm your session selections. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Register” button to continue. With the Access Code provided at the Institute, complete the evaluation for each session you are requesting continuing education credit.  Completion of the evaluation is required to earn continuing education credit. Attendees will have four weeks following the Institute to complete the evaluations. Access to session activity evaluations in LECE will be denied after December 15, at 11:59 p.m. ET.  You may print “proof of participation” from the system for your records.  Pharmacists can login to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed.


Registration for the 2017 Fall Institute will cost $1,195 per person for AACP institutional members and $1,395 per person for non-institutional members.  There is no additional fee for continuing education credit.

Sponsored by:

No financial support was identified for any component of this educational activity.

Last updated on: 9/15/2017 10:01 AM 

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