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February, 23 2017 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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

February 23, 2017





INfluence 2017, the AACP INterim Meeting



Pharmacy Education 2017 Roundtable Discussion Topics PDF  Due


Emerging Teaching Scholar Award Nominations Due


IPEC/USPHS Award Nominations Due


Council of Faculties Chair Nominations Due


Council of Deans Chair-Elect, Secretary Nominations Due


Academic Leadership Fellows Program Applications Due


President-elect Nominations Due PDF 



Committee Nominations Due


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Heading to INfluence 2017 This Week? Download the App!

To help you make the most out of your meeting experience, we've launched an INfluence 2017 app! Download through the App Store or Google Play, or visit our mobile site to customize your schedule, download session materials or connect with other attendees in this enhanced online community.

Call for AACP Leadership Nominations

AACP is currently seeking nominations for the following leadership positions:

  • Council of Faculties Chair-elect
    This leadership position entails a three‐year commitment (chair‐elect, chair, immediate past chair) with responsibilities described in the COF Administrative Board Responsibilities PDF  summary. Nominations and supporting materials should be emailed to Todd Sorensen by Wednesday, March 15.
  • Council of Deans Chair-elect, Secretary and Administrative Board Representative
    The Council of Deans is currently seeking nominations for chair-elect, secretary and administrative board representative by Friday, March 17. For questions, please contact Bob Blouin.
  • President-elect
    This year, we seek nominees for President-elect from active AACP members who do not hold the title of dean, associate dean, assistant dean or equivalent administrative title. Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent (not exceeding two pages) and curriculum vitae to Marion Powell by Friday, March 31, at 5:00 p.m. ET

New Infographic on Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

AACP’s Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness and Design team recently published a new infographic PDF  about the activities of the OIRIE, benefits of participating in AACP surveys, and the timeline for survey administration.

Call for Committee Volunteers

Steven A. Scott, AACP president-elect, is seeking volunteers to serve on AACP standing, awards selection and other committees. During his presidential year, Dr. Scott will be focusing AACP's efforts on our learners, including emphasis on students and faculty development. He will also utilize committees to identify optimal ways to engage individuals in the implementation of the AACP 2016–2019 Strategic Plan. Help select outstanding award recipients, guide policy development, or serve on a variety of administrative committees (e.g., Finance, Audit).

You can find a brief description of the time commitment for each committee on the AACP web site. If you are interested in serving on an AACP Committee during the 2017–2018 academic year, please submit your request by 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, April 5.

Please contact Melinda Colón if you have any questions.

Announcing a New Research Leadership Program: AACP Catalyst

AACP Catalyst will help mid-career researchers expand their individual and institutional research capacity by building networks, identifying new opportunities and developing key skills in order to reach their full research and leadership potential. Submit an application by April 17.

Profile of Pharmacy Faculty Available Online

AACP members can now access the 2016&Ndash;17 Profile of Pharmacy Faculty, which contains important demographic and salary data about pharmacy educators, as a members-only digital publication, or for sale via the AACP store at lulu.com.

A World of Care: Inside the Latest Academic Pharmacy Now

Explore the special partnerships between colleges of pharmacy and the Indian Health Service, how professionals from around the globe gathered in China to shape the future of practice and education, and more inside the latest Academic Pharmacy Now.

Registration Now Open: Take Home New Leadership Lessons

Help mobilize individuals to tackle tough problems with expert facilitators, dynamic presentations and personal reflection at the Leading Forward: Practicing Adaptive Leadership regional leadership workshop, April 20–21, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City.

Latest Edition of Faculty News Now Online

The February edition of Faculty News is now available. Browse the latest awards, grants and appointments submitted from colleges and schools of pharmacy across the country.

Online Learning Opportunities

Health Disparities and Cultural Competence SIG, Preparing Students to Use Interpreters in Caring for LEP Patients, Friday, March 3, 12:00 p.m. ET

Public Health SIG Webinar, Addressing the Health Needs of Patients Experiencing Homelessness and Other Underserved Populations, Thursday, March 9, 1:00 p.m. ET


AACP is seeking brand ambassadors—enthusiastic proponents of pharmacy and pharmacy education—from at least 100 member institutions to kick off a new campaign raising awareness and understanding of the many ways in which pharmacists help people live healthier lives. Brand ambassadors will engage with wider audiences – their communities, civic organizations, media outlets, etc. – to share stories of how pharmacists are truly helping people live healthier, better lives.

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

The new 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, March 3, at 11:59 p.m. PT

Nominations for the new IPEC and the U.S. Public Health Service Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award PDF  are due Friday, March 3.

For more than a decade, the Academic Leadership Fellows Program has helped create top leaders in academic pharmacy and higher education. Submit an application by Monday, March 20 to gain the knowledge, skills and network to foster personal and professional growth in the new year. As a fellow you will: explore historical perspectives of leadership; learn about conflict and the road to resolution; examine current issues in higher education and more.

AACP member institutions are called to submit school poster abstracts for the Pharmacy Education 2017 School Poster Session by Wednesday, March, 29, at 11:59 p.m. PT. The theme for this year is “Assessing Student Achievement of CAPE Domain 4.” Details for the school poster abstract criteria PDF  are available on the AACP Web site. Due to space constraints, each institution may submit one abstract on a first-come, first-served basis. CEO deans must authorize the abstract's inclusion by signing and returning a verification form PDF  by e-mail to Marion Powell. Additionally, for any questions, please contact Marion Powell.

Plan to attend the 2017 Spring Institute, Developing a Culture of Sustainable Assessment, May 22–24, at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel. Teams will learn how to work toward a sustainable culture of assessment that will also support the school’s future self-study process for ACPE and other entities. Registration opens soon.


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