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April 28, 2017 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

Academic Pharmacy's Online Resource for the Latest News and Information

 

April 28, 2017

IMPORTANT DATES

May

  1

AACP Connect Launches

  1

AACP Catalyst Applications Due

15

Express Scripts Scholars Program Applications Due

NEWS

Get Ready for Nashville: Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

Pharmacy Education 2017 is the premier event for education, collaboration and inspiration. Join your colleagues in Nashville as we explore important issues in pharmacy education and the current healthcare environment. Register now.

A Giant Leap Toward Combating Cancer: Check out the latest Academic Pharmacy Now

Read about pharmacy schools making significant contributions to the National Cancer Moonshot; a unique leadership development program at the University of Minnesota; and the exciting lineup of keynote speakers at Pharmacy Education 2017 inside the latest Academic Pharmacy Now.

Launching Monday, May 1: AACP Connect

AACP Connect is a new online, private community exclusively for members to communicate and collaborate with each other in a virtual home. Watch your Inbox for information about training Webinars on how you can share ideas, network with peers, connect with extensive resources and more.

AACP Recognizes the 2017 Master Preceptors

AACP has recognized seven individuals as master preceptors PDF  for their dedication and commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. The fourth cohort of the AACP Master Preceptor recognition program receive an honorarium, certificate of recognition and more.

REMINDERS

Join AACP President Joe DiPiro as part of an academic pharmacy delegation to Cuba, departing Miami, Oct. 23–28. This delegation will be developed in cooperation with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and offers a unique opportunity to meet directly with Cuban counterparts to learn about the challenges and advances of medicine in Cuba. Delegates will participate in professional meetings and site visits each day based on the interests and composition of the team. For RSVP, travel and additional information, contact Professionals Abroad program representative at 1-877-298-9677.

Applications for the Express Scripts Scholars Program, providing four $10,000 scholarships to dual degree students, are due Monday, May 15, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For questions, contact ExpressScriptsScholars@aacp.org.

 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

INSIGHT Into Diversity

INSIGHT into Diversity is now accepting applications for its 2017 Health Professions HEED Award, recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications are due by Saturday, July 1.

 

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson has launched the Advancing the Safe Use of Healthcare Products QuickFire Challenge, seeking to identify academics, scientists, engineers and more who are advancing early stage, innovative solutions to advance safety in healthcare products that help inform patients and consumers, simulate surgical procedures, and ensure proper storage and use of prescription, over-the-counter and cosmetic products. Applications are due Wednesday, May 24.

 

NIH

The National Institutes of Health has announced the availability of online pain management curriculum resources developed through the NIH Pain Consortium’s Centers of Excellence in Pain Education, a collection of health professional schools that develop, evaluate and distribute online training modules to enhance how healthcare professionals are taught about pain and its treatment.

 

PQA-CVS

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program PDF , designed to support and recognize student excellence in demonstration projects centered on quality-related initiatives, is accepting applications PDF  until Thursday, June 15.

 

TIPed 2017 Institute

Registration is now open for the TIPed 2017 Institute, Transformation and Innovation of Pharmacy Education, June 13–15, at Washington State University Health Sciences, in Spokane. The Institute will focus on challenging the status quo to develop practice-ready graduates to lead tomorrow’s healthcare solutions.

Last updated on: 4/28/2017 3:00 PM 

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