August 15, 2012 E-lert

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August 15, 2012 E-lert 

Fall Workshop Registration Ends Today

Registration ends today, Aug. 15, for the Student Affairs and Experiential Education Workshop, Developing Quality Administrative Practice, Sept. 16-19, at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio. Visit the AACP Web site to register now.

Last Chance to Submit New Investigator Award Letters of Intent

The deadline to submit a letter of intent for the AACP New Investigator Award is today, Aug. 15. Applications are due Sept. 17. AACP also seeks experienced faculty investigators to review NIA applications and provide constructive comments. This is a great opportunity for members to get involved in the Association and mentor junior faculty. For NIA application and volunteer reviewer information, visit the AACP Web site.

Annual Meeting Recorded Sessions Available Online

As an Annual Meeting registrant, you receive free access to all session recordings in the AACP Online Learning Center, including:

  1. Recorded educational sessions with audio synched to PowerPoint™ Presentations
  2. Year-round access to the Online Learning Center for reference and continuing professional development
  3. The ability to listen to the sessions in MP3 format on your mobile device for education on-the-go

Unable able to attend the Annual Meeting but still want to learn from its rich content? Members can purchase access to the recordings for $299 while non-members pay just $399. Questions? Haven’t received your login information or experiencing trouble accessing the content? Contact our vendor MultiView for support by calling 289-695-5400 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday-Friday) or via e-mail: multiviewmediasupport@multiview.com.

Deadline August 22 for AACP’s Community Engagement Awards

Are you a candidate for the 2012-13 Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award or the AACP Student Community Engaged Service Award, sponsored by Teva Pharmaceuticals? Submit award applications--online in PDF format--by Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Find more information about all AACP award programs on the AACP Web site. Contact: Melinda D. Colón.

Do You Know an AACP Fellow?

AACP is proud to announce the 2012-2013 Academic Leadership Fellows and Facilitators. Now in its ninth year with more than 200 alumni, this year-long program is designed to develop the nation’s most promising pharmacy faculty for roles as future leaders in academic pharmacy and higher education.

AACP Welcomes New Director of Human Resources

Julie Goodyear joins AACP after having worked at APhA as director of human resources for six years, and most recently as principal of Human Resources Consulting, LLC.  She has provided HR systems development and interim HR management services to associations and nonprofits, maintaining both APhA and PTCB as long-time clients. She holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and is also a certified administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a graduate of the Newfield Network executive coaching and organizational leadership program. You can reach her at jgoodyear@aacp.org.

Deadlines and Reminders        

Student Affairs and Experiential Education Workshop Registration Ends
Aug. 15

New Investigator Award Letters of Intent Due
Aug. 15

Weaver and Student Community Engaged Service Award Applications Due
Aug. 22

WebAdMIT Regional Training-San Francisco
Aug. 23-24

Student Affairs and Experiential Education Workshop
Sept. 16-19

New Investigator Award Applications Due
Sept. 17

2012 Annual Meeting CE Deadline
Sept. 19

Virtual Pharmacy School Fair
Oct. 3-4

Partner Organizations

Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
The Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics is requesting submissions from North American authors. Visit the JCPT Web site for more information. 

Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
PhORCAS is a Web-based tool that brings pharmacy residency application material together in one location. It decreases the administrative burden found with paper applications and therefore saves time and money. PhORCAS is launching in fall 2012 and more information can be found on the PhORCAS Web site

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2013 Health and Society Scholars, who will receive two years of postdoctoral training at prominent universities and develop research leading to reducing population health disparities and improving the health of all Americans.  Visit the RWJ Foundation Web site to apply before Sept. 21.

APhA
Flu season is rapidly approaching, and with it, the launch of the newly redesigned and expanded HealthMap Vaccine Finder. The tool will utilize geo-mapping to identify providers within an identified radius who meet the vaccination criteria of an individual. To sign up for an account and have your practice listed on HealthMap Vaccine Finder, visit the HealthMap Web site.

CAB
Collaborating Across Boarders IV is the fourth joint conference that links Canada and the United States around interprofessional education and interprofessional practice. Abstract submissions focusing on education, practice, leadership and policy are due Oct. 26.

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