January 15, 2016

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January 15, 2016 

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January 15, 2016






Master Preceptor Recognition Program Applications Due Ending Soon


Curriculum SIG Webinar: Assessment of IPE Initiative: Structure, Process, Outcome – Part 2


Experiential Education Section Webinar: The "Why"s and "How"s of a Comprehensive Preceptor Development Program Sold Out!


AACP Membership Renewal Deadline




Early-bird Registration Deadline for 2016 Interim Meeting


AJPE Interprofessional Content Submission Deadline


Walmart Scholars Program Applications Due


2016 Annual Meeting Research/Education Poster Abstracts Due


2016 Interim Meeting (February 20–23)




Academic Research Fellows Program Applications Due


Academic Leadership Fellows Program Applications Due


Pharmacy Education 2016 School Poster Abstracts Due




Just Launched: New AAMS for Standards 2016

AACP and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) are happy to announce the launch of the new Assessment and Accreditation Management System (AAMS) for Standards 2016. The system includes new streamlined features, such as document management, text versioning, simplified user permissions, and enhanced data views and benchmarking. For more information on AAMS “2.0,” visit the AAMS Web page.


Enhance Your Research Career: Become an ARFP Fellow

The AACP Academic Research Fellows Program is designed to expand the capabilities of established research faculty to lead collaborative team research and graduate education within and across institutions.

Participants will gain experience in research-focused leadership with an emphasis on collaborative, multi-disciplinary team science. Visit the ARFP page for more information. The application deadline is March 15, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Contact ARFP@aacp.org for any questions.


Nominate a Future Walmart Scholar

The AACP Walmart Scholars Program will provide $1,000 scholarships to student/faculty pairs from AACP member institutions to attend Pharmacy Education 2016 in Anaheim, Calif., July 23–27. The meeting offers Walmart recipients a venue to explore career options with the ultimate goal of enhancing their commitment to a career in academic pharmacy. Application materials are available on the AACP Web site and are due to AACP by 5:00 p.m. ET, on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Questions? Contact walmartscholars@aacp.org.


Academic Leaders Start Here: Submit an ALFP Application

For more than a decade, the Academic Leadership Fellows Program has helped to create top leaders in academic pharmacy and higher education by providing the knowledge, skills and network to foster personal and professional growth.

As a Fellow, you will explore historical perspectives of leadership, learn about conflict and the road to resolution, practice self-reflection and examine current issues in higher education, utilizing a formal debate setting. Visit the ALFP page to learn more and submit an application by 5:00 p.m. ET on March 15.


Experiential Educators: Participate in a Research Study

All schools are encouraged to sign up for the study, From Learner to Practitioner: A Comprehensive Exploration of the Value and Purpose of the Student Intervention Documentation Process. Study objectives include: utilizing the E*Value PxDx system to track student clinical interventions on both inpatient and outpatient pharmacy rotations; comparing and contrasting the quantity and type of clinical interventions by geographic region, practice setting and time of year; and more. For more information and to sign up, visit the study’s Web page.


Latest Faculty News Now Available

The January 2016 edition of Faculty News is now available on the Faculty News Page. As part of ongoing enhancements to AACP’s quarterly magazine, Academic Pharmacy Now, faculty announcements are now published exclusively online. For the full schedule of publication dates, visit the Faculty News Page. Questions? Contact: Kyle Bagin, communications coordinator.


Renew by Jan. 31 to Keep Your AACP Membership Active

Renew online today to continue receiving the benefits of an AACP membership. AACP provides countless resources, programs and opportunities—designed to promote your professional development. Please note you must be an AACP member to submit Annual Meeting program and poster proposals. Visit the AACP Web site to see a full list of individual membership benefits and to renew your membership.


Submit School Poster Abstracts for the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting

AACP member institutions are called to submit school poster abstracts for the Pharmacy Education 2016 School Poster Session. The theme for this year is “Building the Pharmacy Pipeline.” Details for the school poster abstract criteria 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 by e-mail to Colleen Miglio. The deadline to submit school poster abstracts is Friday, March 25, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Please contact Colleen Miglio with any questions.


Act Fast: Interim Meeting Early-bird Registration Ends Soon

Early-bird registration for the 2016 Interim Meeting ends Monday, Feb. 1. The meeting, Feb. 20–23 in Tampa, Fla., is the best opportunity you’ll have all year to address such challenging topics as leading change without resistance and stimulating higher human and organizational flourishing. [register now]


Submit School Poster Abstracts for the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting




AJPE Call for Papers

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE), in conjunction with The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), is seeking original research, reviews, and commentary for a special joint theme issue on interprofessional education.

Manuscripts should demonstrate achievement of one or more of the four Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Competencies, and may also involve the education of other health care professionals, but pharmacy and osteopathic medicine must be key players in these innovative, collaborative educational programs.

Manuscripts must follow the submission requirements (e.g., abstract, length) of either AJPE or JAOA. All selected papers will undergo the peer review process and are subject to the approval of the editors of both journals. Papers accepted for publication will be published in one of these two journals, currently planned for late summer or fall 2016.

Interested groups should direct questions and submit their manuscripts for consideration via e-mail with the subject line “JAOA-AJPE interprofessional education” to either AJPE or JAOA. Submissions are due Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.

Submissions Now Accepted: 2016 Annual Meeting Research/Education Poster Abstracts

The Council of Sections invites AACP members to submit research and education poster abstracts for the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting Poster Session on Sunday, July 24, and Monday, July 25, at the Anaheim Marriott & Anaheim Convention Center. Abstracts must be submitted online via the AACP Submission Web site by Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 11:59 p.m. PST. More information is available on the AACP Web site.

Submit Roundtable Discussion Topics for the Annual Meeting

Members are invited to submit topics for the three, one-hour roundtable discussion sessions on July 24–26 during the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting. Roundtables are informal discussions of pressing current topics that are important to the Academy. They provide a venue to both share and learn from educators from other colleges and schools of pharmacy. More information can be found on the AACP Web site. Please submit your topic online by Wednesday, March 3, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

New Resource Coming Soon: AACP Consultants and Speakers Bureau

Coming in early 2016: The new AACP Consultants and Speakers Bureau will be ready and available to members who are looking for a consultant or speaker. Applications are still being accepted on a rolling basis through the AACP Web site.

Faculty Teams Invited to Attend the Spring IPEC Institute

Registration is now open to attend the IPEC Interprofessional Faculty Development Institute focused on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, May 4–6, at the Dulles Hyatt in Herndon, Va. The overall goal of the institute is to create faculty champions who can enhance interprofessional curricula, learning experiences, and assessment of learners in quality improvement and patient safety. Interprofessional teams of 3–5 members are recommended. For more information and to register, visit the IPEC Web site.




Community Pharmacy Foundation

The Community Pharmacy Foundation has funded a study to investigate Medication Therapy Management Services for Ambulatory/Community Patients. The researchers are seeking input via a survey from pharmacists who are delivering MTM services in any ambulatory/community setting, including outpatient primary care settings, community pharmacies, pharmacist offices, retirement communities, patient homes, telephonically/virtually or otherwise to “community dwelling patients.” More information on the survey can be found on the Health 2 Resources Web site. To access the survey, visit the CPF Survey Monkey site.



The FDA Office of Women’s Health has released a new Women’s Health Research Roadmap, which outlines seven priority areas where new or enhanced research is needed. The Roadmap will serve as a catalyst for future collaborations across FDA and with partners from other government agencies, academia, industry, and women’s health organizations. To read, visit the FDA Web site.


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