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April 12, 2016
Global Pharmacy Education SIG Webinar
USA Science and Engineering Festival
Laboratory Instructors SIG Webinar Sold Out!
Substance Abuse Education and Assistance SIG Webinar
Technology in Pharmacy Education and Learning SIG Webinar
Health Disparities and Cultural Competence SIG Webinar
National Academy of Medicine Fellowship Applications Due
Express Scripts Scholars Program Submissions Due
Celebrate science and explore the many careers in pharmacy with Pharmacy is Right For Me, Booth 601, at the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival, April 16–17, in Washington, D.C. Make your own lip balm with student volunteers from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and other pharmacists.
AACP, jointly with ACCP and the NAM (formerly the IOM), is seeking applicants for the NAM Anniversary Fellowship in Pharmacy by Monday, May 16. Fellows should be no more than 10 years post completion of either a Pharm.D. or Ph.D. and have evidence of research and/or practice interests germane to the broad health policy and scientific priorities of the NAM. The fellowship requires a 10 to 20 percent commitment of time over a period of two years (October 2016–October 2018) and provides a $25,000 stipend for support of the fellow’s research or a related project.
AACP recently announced the recipients PDF of individual awards acknowledging outstanding contributions made to pharmacy education, research, patient outcomes and scholarly publication. Recipients will be honored at AACP’s annual meeting, Pharmacy Education 2016, July 23–27, in Anaheim, Calif.
All submissions are due Wednesday, June 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Please submit one form per teacher, In Memoriam and dean change. Submissions for Teachers of the Year received after this time may not be able to participate in the luncheon. Contact: Melinda D. Colón.
AACP members can now access the Fall 2015 Profile of Pharmacy Students. The digital publication, available for purchase, contains data on applications to first professional degree programs and student enrollments and degrees conferred in professional and graduate degree programs at U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy.
The Award for Excellence in Assessment recognized three outstanding Pharm.D. assessment programs in 2016, for their progress in developing and applying evidence of outcomes as part of the ongoing evaluation and improvement of pharmacy professional education.
Applications are now being accepted for the Express Scripts Scholars Program. The program will provide four (4) $10,000 scholarships each year to enrolled dual degree students. The awarded students are given $2,500 per semester for four consecutive semesters, totaling $10,000 over two years. The application deadline is Monday, May 16, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For application instructions, please visit the Express Scripts Scholars Program page. Contact: ExpressScriptsScholars@aacp.org.
Global Pharmacy Education SIG: Implementing Global/International Pharmacy Education (G/I PE) through APPEs - Starting from Scratch and Best Practices, Wednesday, April 13, 2:00 p.m. ET
Laboratory Instructors SIG: Incorporating Electronic Health Records into the Classroom, Monday, April 18, 2:00 p.m. ET Sold Out!
Substance Abuse Education and Assistance SIG: Best Practices for Overdose and Naloxone Education in Higher Education, Thursday, April 21, Noon ET
Technology in Pharmacy Education and Learning SIG: Gaming in Pharmacy Education, Tuesday, April 26, 1:00 p.m. ET
Health Disparities and Cultural Competence SIG: Facilitating Controversial and Difficult Conversations in the Classroom, Thursday, April 28, 1:00 p.m. ET.
Have you browsed AACP’s new Consultants + Speakers Bureau? Connecting members with experienced, talented experts who can serve as knowledgeable advisers or create dynamic presentations, the bureau is available to all members. Interested in joining the Consultants + Speakers Bureau as an expert? The Consultants and Speakers Bureau is accepting applications on a rolling basis and will be updated to include new members monthly. If you have any questions, please email Michelle Assa-Eley.
To be added to the waitlist for the 2016 AACP Spring Institute, please contact Karli Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the team leader's name and contact information, and the number of team members. Whether AACP provides an Encore Institute will be based on the number of waitlisted individuals.
AACP is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on its 2016 smoking cessation campaign: Tips From Former Smokers The campaign features real people whose lives have been impacted by smoking and shows how smoking effects health, lives and families.
Please show your support:
Please join this important campaign, and show that pharmacists can help people live healthier, better lives.
Registration is now open to attend the IPEC Interprofessional Faculty Development Institute focused on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, May 4–6, at the Dulles Hyatt in Herndon, Va. The overall goal of the institute is to create faculty champions who can enhance interprofessional curricula, learning experiences, and assessment of learners in quality improvement and patient safety. Interprofessional teams of 3–5 members are recommended. For more information and to register, visit the IPEC Web site.
Last updated on: 4/12/2016 2:01 PM