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August 10, 2016 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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August 10, 2016






AACP/NABP District 3 Meeting


TiPEL SIG Webinar


Pharmacy Education 2016 Evaluations


Pharmacy Education 2016 Continuing Education Credits


New Investigator Award Applications




AACP/NABP Districts 6, 7 and 8 Joint Meeting


Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award Applications


AACP/NABP Districts 1 and 2 Joint Meeting


2016 Fall Institute




AACP Announces a New Feature in Our Twice-Monthly E-lert

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Relive Pharmacy Education 2016

Don't Forget: Submit Annual Meeting Continuing Education Credits
Administration of CE from the 2016 Annual Meeting is handled through the online CE management program Learning Express CE (LECE). Attendees have four weeks from the last day of the conference (July 27) to complete evaluations for continuing education credit. Access to session activity evaluations in LECE will be denied after Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 11:59 p.m. ET. After completing a session activity evaluation for an attended CE program, and upon successful completion of the evaluation, LECE will immediately transmit CE credit information to ACPE and NABP. CE credit information will be reflected in CPE Monitor™.

For log-in instructions, please refer to the AACP Official Program Guide handed out at the meeting. Please note that if you don’t have a profile on LECE, you must create one with your AACP e-mail and password. To access the list of all program sessions offering CE credit from the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting, you must click on the "Past" link under the "Live" tab on the LECE main page. For easiest use, please try Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to access the site. If you have questions regarding CE from the AACP Annual Meeting, please contact Dorothy Novilus, CPD Manager,, or John Ressler, Director of Academic Programs,

Access the 2016 Annual Meeting Posters
2016 AACP Research and Education Posters, as well as the 2016 School Posters, are now available online.

Pharmacy Education 2016, in HD
Hundreds of high-definition photos from the meeting are now live at the EPNAC Web site. You can also experience the meeting as-it-happened through social media in our latest Storify.

Speaker Presentations Available via the Web Event App
Presentations from the Annual Meeting are now accessible via the Pharmacy Education 2016 Web event app.

Don’t forget to complete the Annual Meeting evaluation by Monday, Aug. 22.


Announcing the Four Express Scripts Dual Degree Scholarship Recipients

In recognition that dual degree students have increased financial obligations as well as diverse interests, the Express Scripts Foundation will provide four $10,000 scholarships to dual degree students as part of the AACP-administered Express Scripts Scholars Program. The 2016 Express Scripts Scholars are Stephanie M. Gore, Samford University, Pharm.D./M.P.H. Candidate; Julie A. Patterson, Virginia Commonwealth University, Pharm.D./Ph.D. Candidate; Abigayle G. Renner, The University of Iowa, Pharm.D./ M.P.H Candidate; and Rose Soskind, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Pharm.D./Ph.D. Candidate.


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AACP Taskforce Releases Medical Cannabis Toolkit

The Council of Sections’ Use of Medical Cannabis Taskforce released its Medical Cannabis Toolkit PDF , for the education of faculty, staff and students about the use of medical cannabis. Taskforce members discussed issues regarding state/land grant and private university policies about drug screens for illicit drug use, disparities in state and federal laws and more.


Pharmacy Journal Seeking Implementation Science Submissions

The journal, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, is seeking manuscripts on implementation science for an upcoming themed issue. Suggested topics include proposed models, original research, reviews, and editorial and commentaries from leaders in the field to advance current knowledge and establish a path for future work in this area. The submission due date for manuscripts has been extended beyond the stated Aug. 5 date.


NIA Application Deadline Approaching

Applications for the New Investigator Award are due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 29. The NIA provides start-up funding for research programs led by new pharmacy faculty. NIA provides start-up funding for research programs led by new pharmacy faculty. Each grant, up to $10,000 maximum, will be awarded in January 2017 to faculty early in their academic careers at AACP member institutions. In addition, each award winner will be invited to present their research findings at the 2018 AACP Annual Meeting in Boston.


Connect with AJPE on Social Media

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education has joined Twitter, @TheAJPE. Follow for the latest news and articles, top downloads and more.


Boost Your Professional Development at Two AACP Institutes

At the 2016 Fall Institute, Strengthening Holistic Review in Pharmacy Admissions, Sept. 26–28, at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C., teams of 3–5 individuals will discuss holistic review in pharmacy admissions and assessment of admissions practices. [Register now.]

Save the Date for the 2016 Encore Institute, Leading Edge: Transforming Experiential Education, Oct. 17–19, at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport. Registration opens soon.


Online Learning Opportunity

TiPEL SIG Webinar, Assessment-related Tools and Technology; Thursday, Aug. 18, 1:00 p.m. ET Sold Out!




Details for the joint district meetings of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and AACP are now available. Upcoming meetings include District 3, Aug. 14–17, in Pointe Clear, Ala., and District 5, Sept. 11–14, in Lincoln, Neb.

Applications for the Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award are due Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11:59 p.m. PT. The award recognizes institutions that serve as examples of social responsiveness on the part of the academic health professions community.

Programs should be directly linked to the institution’s research endeavor (e.g., community engaged participatory research) and to the education (didactic experiential) of student pharmacists, residents and other postgraduate trainees.

Objectives, program format and team composition for the Interprofessional Education Collaborative’s next faculty development institute, Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration, Oct. 5–7, in Herndon, Va., are now available. Faculty teams are invited to come together for a guided learning experience, team-based planning activities, and dedicated time to create actionable plans for implementing projects that advance interprofessional curricula, clinical training and population health experiences, and student assessment.




National Institutes of Health

NIH recently issued several notices for loan repayment programs designed to recruit and retain qualified health professionals into research careers by offsetting financial pressure from educational debt. Applications are due by Tuesday, Nov. 15.


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