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December 21, 2016 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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

December 21, 2016

 

IMPORTANT DATES

December

31

Membership Renewal Due

January

10

Geriatric SIG Webinar

13

Master Preceptor Recognition Program Applications Due

23–25

2017 Holistic Admissions Institute

February

13

Walmart Scholars Program Applications Due

15

Pharmacy Education 2017 Poster Abstracts Due

25–28

INfluence 2017, the AACP INterim Meeting

NEWS

AACP’s New Recognition for Developing Faculty

The Emerging Teaching Scholar Award seeks to honor faculty who are engaged in and/or supporting scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Nominees must demonstrate:

  • Evidence of teaching and learning excellence;
  • Proof of efforts that impact the activity of teaching, and resulting learning, in a scholarly fashion; and
  • Excellence and contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning that are disseminated through pharmacy education literature.

Nominations must be made by completing the online submission form and are due by Friday, Mar. 3, at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Revisit Posters from Pharmacy Education 2016

Thanks to AACP’s new enhanced online poster presentation, you can now easily view a digital version of a Research and Education, or School poster submitted to AACP. Start at the Index on the left to view posters within a particular topic.

Start at the Index on the left to view posters within a particular topic, then simply search for a last name or keyword by clicking Control+F. You can also view the posters in PDF format.

INfluence 2017: A Meeting You Won’t Want to Miss

Learn from experts in leadership development who are ready to share their insights and strategies for success in creating innovative work cultures, “Appreciative Inquiry,” and more at INfluence 2017, Feb. 25–28, in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. [Register Now]

Apply Today for the AACP Walmart Scholars Program

The 2017 AACP Walmart Scholars Program will provide $1,000 scholarships to up to 85 student-faculty pairs from AACP member institutions to attend Pharmacy Education 2017 in Nashville, July 15–19. Application materials are due by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 13. For questions, contact walmartscholars@aacp.org.

Award for Excellence in Assessment: Change in Submissions Requirements

Due to a change in manuscript submission types for AJPE, submissions for the Award for Excellence in Assessment will now follow the format of a research paper including an introduction, methods, results, discussion and conclusions instead of the IDEAS format. No changes have been made to the evaluation criteria or to other requirements for submission. Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts for consideration as a research paper or research brief depending on the nature of the project.

Submit Roundtable Discussion Topics for the Annual Meeting

Members are invited to submit topics PDF  for the three, one-hour roundtable discussion sessions during Pharmacy Education 2017 by Wednesday, March 1, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Renew Your Membership by Dec. 31

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 before it expires Dec. 31.

Interprofessional Geriatric Education Webinar

Learn strategies to develop interprofessional education events outside of a single university setting at the Geriatric Pharmacy SIG Webinar, Interprofessional Geriatric Education: Implementation Across Multiple Institutions, Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Now Open: Spring 2017 IPEC Institute Registration

Early-bird registration for the next Interprofessional Faculty Development Institute closes Tuesday, Feb. 28. Faculty across the health disciplines will come together to explore how to embed interprofessional education content into their curriculum, May 3–5, in Washington, D.C. For questions, contact IPEC Associate Director Shelley McKearney.

REMINDERS

The Master Preceptor Recognition Program recognizes preceptors, who are not full-time employees of a school or college of pharmacy, for their sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. Application materials 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.

 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

ASOP Global

AACP has partnered with the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global) and other national non-profit organizations to raise awareness of illegal online drug sellers and counterfeit medications. ASOP Global also launched www.BuySafeRx.pharmacy where providers, patients and caregivers can quickly and easily verify whether an Internet pharmacy website is safe and legal.

 

Last updated on: 12/21/2016 12:49 PM 

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