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December 8, 2016 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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December 8, 2016





Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award Nominations Due


Global Pharmacy Education SIG Webinar



Master Preceptor Recognition Program Applications Due


2017 Holistic Admissions Institute



Pharmacy Education 2017 Poster Abstracts Due


INfluence 2017, the AACP INterim Meeting



AACP Congratulates the 2016 Election Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 AACP Election, including Dr. David D. Allen, AACP President-Elect; Dr. Evan T. Robinson, Council of Deans Chair-Elect; Dr. Daniel A. Brazeau, Council of Faculties Chair-Elect; Dr. Ana Hincapie, Council of Faculties Secretary; Dr. Jennifer Danielson, Council of Sections Chair-Elect; and Dr. Karen M. Nagel-Edwards, Council of Sections Secretary.


AACP Web Site Outages in December

Due to a scheduled upgrade to our servers, the AACP Web site will be unavailable on the following dates and times: Sunday, Dec. 11–12, 9:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. ET, and Sunday, Dec. 18–19, 9:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. ET.


Pharmacy Training Around the World

Explore Training Opportunities and Experiences for Global Pharmacist Colleagues at the Global Pharmacy Education SIG Webinar, Thursday, Dec. 15, 1:00 p.m. EST.


Registration Ends Soon: 2017 Holistic Admissions Institute

Space is filling up fast to attend the Holistic Admissions Institute, Jan. 23–25, at the Hyatt Regency Dulles in Herndon, Va. Rescheduled from fall 2016, the Institute will discuss holistic review in pharmacy admissions and assessment of admissions practices. [Register Now]


Buzz is Building for INfluence 2017

Attendees will learn how to create innovative work cultures, implement tactics to help different generations function together in the workplace, advance diversity in pharmacy programs and much more at INfluence 2017, Feb. 25–28, in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. [Register Now.]




AACP has made investments in all areas of member service to provide an even larger and richer collection of programming, resources and professional development opportunities. Renew your membership today.

The Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award recognizes pharmacy faculty who are exemplary in the areas of scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Application materials for the Master Preceptor Recognition Program, which recognizes preceptors’ sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice, must be submitted to AACP by Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. ET.

The Council of Sections is now accepting educational and scientific research poster abstracts for Pharmacy Education 2017, July 15–19 in Nashville, Tenn. All abstracts must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PST on Feb. 15, 2017. The username and password for the programming submission site is the same as your AACP username and password. You may only submit up to two (2) abstracts for review. Contact Kirsten Block with any questions.

The Award for Excellence in Assessment highlights outstanding Doctor of Pharmacy assessment programs for their progress in developing and applying evidence of outcomes as part of the ongoing evaluation and improvement of pharmacy professional education. New in 2017, a simplified application process sees manuscripts prepared using the IDEAs format similar to a submission to the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, giving authors a head-start on a publication. Review the proposal guidelines and updated evaluation criteria here. Please note that while submitting for the Award for Excellence in Assessment does not guarantee publication in AJPE, authors are strongly encouraged to submit their manuscripts to the peer review process. Submissions are due Wednesday, March 8, 2017.





American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is now accepting proposals for educational sessions for the 2017 National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference. The deadline for submitting a proposal is Sunday, Jan. 15.



The New Media Consortium recently released a strategic brief serving as a call to postsecondary leaders to devise effective educational innovation strategies. Scaling Solutions to Higher Ed's Biggest Challenges addresses eight significant challenges that stand in the way of students graduating.



The Pharmacy Quality Alliance is requesting applications to serve a three-year term on the Quality Metrics Expert Panel. The Panel includes individuals with clinical or other technical expertise related to quality measurement. Applications are due by Friday, Dec. 16. For questions, contact Julie Kuhle.


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