August 29, 2013 E-lert

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August 29, 2013 E-lert 

FINAL REMINDER: ACPE Board of Directors Candidates Due Sept. 3

The AACP Board of Directors is seeking candidates for service on the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Board of Directors. Candidates should submit a single PDF of the requested materials to AACP no later than close of business Tuesday, Sept. 3. View the complete call for candidates by visiting the AACP Web site. 

2013 Annual Meeting Photos Now Available

If you were unable to attend the 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago, or just want to revisit the outstanding learning and networking from the conference, visit the AACP Flickr page to view photos of the meeting’s most memorable moments.

You can also check out some of the excellent educational programming in the AACP Online Learning Center. Couldn’t attend the meeting? Purchase individual sessions starting at $75. Featured sessions include Pass/Fail Grading in Pharm.D. Education—What Does It Mean and Rural Pharmacy Education: Past, Present & Future.

Join the Global Tweet-a-Thon in October

AACP and other pharmacy organizations are coordinating a global pharmacy tweet-a-thon on Thursday, Oct. 3. Use the hashtag #Pharmacist and tweet about what pharmacists are doing to help patients, other health professionals and the community. More information will be available in future AACP E-lerts.

Don’t Forget: Submit Annual Meeting Continuing Education Credits

Annual Meeting attendees can access the Learning Management System until Wednesday, Sept. 18, to submit their Continuing Education credits. Presenters announced the Event Code at the conclusion of their presentations during the meeting. For log-in instructions, please refer to the AACP Official Program Guide handed out at the meeting. If you have questions regarding your CE from the conference, please contact the VCU School of Pharmacy at 804-828-3003.

Deadlines and Reminders

Advocacy Committee Workgroup Volunteer Deadline
Aug. 30

ACPE Board of Directors Candidate Submission Deadline
Sept. 3

Annual Meeting Continuing Education Credits Deadline
Sept. 18

Partner Organizations

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education is holding a Continuing Professional Development Pre-Conference on Oct. 1, prior to the Continuing Pharmacy Education Conference, Oct. 2–4, in Minneapolis. The CPD pre-conference will provide an opportunity for interested faculty to discuss advancing pharmacy practice through professional development. Visit the ACPE Web site for a full CPD pre-conference program and additional CPE conference information.

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists has announced three research grant opportunities: a PPMI demonstration grant, a new investigator research grant and a pharmacy residency practice-based research grant. For more information, contact

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy will be holding a live poster session for colleges of pharmacy during its Specialty Pharmacy Strategic Business Exchange Meeting, Oct. 14–16, in San Antonio. Visit the NASP Web site for more information.

The Pharmacists Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation is seeking applications for the 2014 Young Investigator Adherence Award program by Oct. 1. For more information, visit the PhRMA Foundation Web site.


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