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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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

January 25, 2017

 

IMPORTANT DATES

February

  1

INfluence 2017 Early-bird Registration Closes

  

Membership Renewal Due

  3

Library and Information Science Section Webinar

  8

Curriculum SIG Webinar

13

Walmart Scholars Program Applications Due

15

Pharmacy Education 2017 Poster Abstracts Due

25–28

INfluence 2017, the AACP INterim Meeting

March

  1

Pharmacy Education 2017 Roundtable Discussion Topics PDF  Due

  3

Emerging Teaching Scholar Award Nominations Due

  

IPEC/USPHS Award Nominations Due

20

Academic Leadership Fellows Program Applications Due

NEWS

Submit School Poster Abstracts for the 2017 AACP Annual Meeting

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 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.

One Week Left: Early-bird Registration for INfluence 2017 Ends Feb. 1

Save up to $100, and be entered to win a Visa gift card, when you register by Wednesday, Feb. 1. This is your last chance to save on the learning, networking and expert insight into successful leadership strategies you’ll experience during sessions at INfluence 2017, Feb. 25–28, in Puerto Rico.

New Award from IPEC and USPHS

IPEC and the U.S. Public Health Service have collaborated to recognize interprofessional health education teams that have significantly impacted the community with the Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award.  PDF  The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 3.

Last Chance: Renew Your AACP Membership by Feb. 1

Renew online today to continue receiving full access to the resources, programs and opportunities that comprise AACP individual membership benefits. Please note you must be an AACP member to submit Annual Meeting program and poster proposals.

Online Learning Opportunities

Library and Information Science Section Webinar, Partnering with the Pharmaceutical Industry to Develop Post-Graduate Fellowship Programs in Drug Information; Friday, Feb. 3, 1:00 p.m. ET.

Curriculum SIG Webinar, Co-Curricular Updates; Wednesday, Feb. 8, 12:30 p.m. ET.

REMINDERS

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

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.

Early-bird registration for the next Interprofessional Faculty Development Institute closes Tuesday, Feb. 28. Faculty across the health disciplines will 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.

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.

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.

 

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

 

AHRQ

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is offering free CE/CME resources for healthcare professionals in 2017. Topics include how to prevent in-facility falls and ulcers, insomnia, gout, obtaining informed consent and advanced directives and more.

 

FIP

The International Pharmaceutical Federation Ton Hoek Scholarship provides an annual $1,000 stipend for a student pharmacist, fellow, resident or Pharm.D. graduate pursuing graduate studies to attend the FIP Congress. Applications are due Wednesday, Feb. 1.

 

Last updated on: 2/9/2017 10:34 AM 

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