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July 13, 2016 

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July 13, 2016






AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2016


New Investigator Award Letters of Intent Deadline




AACP/NABP District 5 Meeting


AACP/NABP District 3 Meeting




AACP/NABP Districts 6, 7 and 8 Joint Meeting


Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award Applications


AACP/NABP Districts 1 and 2 Joint Meeting


2016 Fall Institute




Less Than Two Weeks Until Pharmacy Education 2016

Get ready to connect with colleagues and explore the latest advances in education and practice at the 2016 AACP Annual Meeting! This year's highlights include three exciting plenary sessions with dynamic speakers who are ready to share innovative and inspirational content, as well as a new TechXPO, an opportunity to give back to the Anaheim community, and much more.


Connect with AJPE on Social Media

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE) has joined the social media universe! Follow the Journal on Twitter @TheAJPE and connect with its company page on LinkedIn for the latest articles and updates.

Share Your Story with AACP TV

AACP is excited to provide Annual Meeting attendees with the opportunity to share their stories about how pharmacists are making a real difference in patients’ lives. AACP TV will be recording short interviews on Monday, July 25, in Alcove G, and is looking for volunteers. How are pharmacists helping people live healthier, better lives? How have you helped a patient? E-mail Maureen Thielemans if you’re interested in scheduling a brief interview, or stop by Alcove G, adjacent to the Orange County Ballroom, between 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.


IPEC Releases Revised Core Competencies

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative recently released an updated version of the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice PDF , available now. The document impacts how health and partner professionals are educated and how they practice.


Explore Student Trend Data

Two new interactive dashboards are now available under Applications, Enrollments, and Degrees Conferred on the AACP Trend Data Web page. These dashboards can be used to explore and download student data trends on first professional applications, first professional enrollments and degrees conferred.


Now Available: LGBTQ Patient Care Resource

The Human Rights Campaign has released a guide for pharmacists, preceptors and student pharmacists titled Providing LGBTQ-Inclusive Care and Services At Your Pharmacy. The resource aims to ensure the respectful and inclusive treatment of LGBTQ customers and patients and was developed in partnership with Dr. Jennifer L. Mathews of St. John Fisher Wegmans School of Pharmacy.

The guide, which will be distributed by retail pharmacy giants CVS Health and Walgreens to more than 100,000 of their healthcare professionals across the country, provides pharmacists and pharmacy staff with information on LGBTQ identities and terminology, as well as the health disparities and unique needs of LGBTQ patients.


New Investigators: Get Your Research Recognized

Letters of Intent for the New Investigator Award are required and due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, July 29. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 29. The NIA provides start-up funding for research programs led by new pharmacy faculty. Each grant, up to $10,000 maximum, will be awarded in January 2017 to faculty early in their academic careers at AACP member institutions. In addition, each award winner will be invited to present their research findings at the 2018 AACP Annual Meeting in Boston.


Boost Your Professional Development at Two AACP Institutes

At the 2016 Fall Institute, Strengthening Holistic Review in Pharmacy Admissions, Sept. 26–28, at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C., teams of 3–5 individuals will discuss holistic review in pharmacy admissions and assessment of admissions practices. [Register now]

Save the Date for the 2016 Encore Institute, Leading Edge: Transforming Experiential Education, Oct. 17–19, at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport. Registration opens soon.



Details for the joint district meetings of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and AACP are now available. Meetings begin with District 5, Aug. 4–6, in Lincoln, Neb., and District 3, Aug. 14–17, in Pointe Clear, Ala.


Applications for the Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award are due Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11:59 p.m. PT. The award recognizes institutions that serve as examples of social responsiveness on the part of the academic health professions community.

Programs should be directly linked to the institution’s research endeavor (e.g., community engaged participatory research) and to the education (didactic experiential) of student pharmacists, residents and other postgraduate trainees.


Objectives, program format and team composition for the Interprofessional Education Collaborative’s next faculty development institute, Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration, Oct. 5–7, in Herndon, Va., are now available. Faculty teams are invited to come together for a guided learning experience, team-based planning activities, and dedicated time to create actionable plans for implementing projects that advance interprofessional curricula, clinical training and population health experiences, and student assessment.





The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's Biosimilars Resource Center (BRC) provides educational resources on biosimilars to healthcare providers and other stakeholders in a policy-neutral and non-promotional manner. Information will be constantly updated and interested parties can sign up to receive updates posted on the BRC.


Know Your Dose

The Know Your Dose campaign is providing a free toolkit for healthcare providers to help continue current positive trends in acetaminophen safe use and awareness. To access these materials, including videos, posters and more, visit the Know Your Dose Web site.



The Leaders for Health Equity PDF  is a new fellowship program with the aim to develop leaders who understand the foundations of health inequity and have the knowledge, skills, and courage to build more equitable health systems and organizations. The call for applications is now open through Monday, August 15.



The International Pharmaceutical Federation has recently released its top ten reasons to attend the FIP Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education, November 7–8, in Nanjing, China.


Last updated on: 7/15/2016 10:13 AM 

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