June 25, 2015

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June 25, 2015 


  TiPEL SIG Webinar
  June 25
  Online Registration for Pharmacy Education 2015 Extended!   June 26
  AIMMc Application
  June 30
  Pharmacy Education 2015
  July 11-15
  Draft PGY-1 Residency Standard Feedback
  July 15
  Academic Research Fellows Program Applications
  Aug. 3
  Consultants and Speakers Bureau Application
  Aug. 15
  ACPE Board of Directors Candidates
  Sept. 2

Community Engagement Awards Application

Sept. 14


Time Is Running Out: Annual Meeting Savings End Tomorrow
Save $75 by registering online for Pharmacy Education 2015 by the extended deadline of Friday, June 26. The 2015 AACP & AFPC Annual Meeting offers innovative learning and networking opportunities you won't find anywhere else. New in 2015: At the Tuesday General Session, Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III will inspire attendees to "Hold Fast to Dreams" before a performance from D.C.-area comedy group, The Capitol Steps! For more information, visit the Annual Meeting Web site.

Feedback Requested on New Residency Standard
The American Pharmacists Association is requesting all interested stakeholders review and provide feedback on the new, draft PGY-1 community-focused pharmacist residency standard. To review the standard, please visit the APhA draft. To provide feedback, visit the APhA Web site. Comments are open until 11:59 p.m. EDT, on Monday, July 15.

Take Your Research Career to the Next Level
The Academic Research Fellows Program is seeking applications from faculty scientists and administrators who want to expand their research capabilities and enhance research programs at their institutions. This year’s dynamic curriculum includes timely topics such as Big Data, precision medicine and more. Apply for the 2015-2016 cycle by visiting the AACP Web site. Deadline: August 3 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Apply for AACP’s Community Engagement Awards
Are you a candidate for the 2015-16 Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award or the AACP Student Community Engaged Service Award? Submit award applications—online in PDF format—by Monday, Sept. 14, at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Find more information about all AACP award programs on the AACP Web site. Contact: Melinda D. Colón.

Last Call: Join a Special AIMM Collaborative Cohort of AACP-convened Teams
Join an AACP cohort of teams to help lead a national movement that places academic pharmacy as a strategic partner in promoting medication management services. Schools of pharmacy will collaborate with a community practice site to redefine and transform patient care, reach the next level of coordinated healthcare, and integrate medication management services into interprofessional healthcare teams.

AIMMc provides the infrastructure, resources and expertise to guide and support you through the process. Reduced fees for AACP-participating teams apply, including $1,000 savings per team; you can join the collaborative year for $4,000. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 30. This special collaborative kicks off with a live learning session during the AACP Annual Meeting, July 11-15 in National Harbor, Md. For further information, to listen to an informational Webinar, and to register for the collaborative, visit the AIMM Web site.


Call for ACPE Board of Directors Candidates
The AACP Board of Directors is seeking candidates for service on the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Board of Directors. A subcommittee of the AACP Board of Directors will make their recommendation to the full AACP Board at the November 2015 meeting. The appointee will observe both the January and June 2016 meetings of ACPE and will begin the six-year term in July 2016. Candidates should submit a single PDF of the requested materials to AACP no later than close of business Wednesday, September 2. View the complete call for candidates by visiting the AACP Web site.

Apply for the New Consultants and Speakers Bureau
Are you an expert in a specialty area of pharmacy education? Then share your knowledge and talents by applying to be part of AACP’s new Consultants and Speakers Bureau. This new member service connects experienced, talented professionals with organizations, universities and individuals who are searching for experts within academic pharmacy.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, however the deadline for the initial consultants and speakers to be included in the bureau is Saturday, August 15. For more information, including suggested specialty areas, visit the AACP Web site.

Registration Open for the Fall IPEC Institute
The next Faculty Development Institute, focused on Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration, will be held October 7-9, at the Dulles Hyatt in Herndon, Va. 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. To register and for more details visit the IPEC Web site. Questions? Contact Program Manager Shelley Porte.

Partner Organizations

The American College of Preventive Medicine has opened registration for its upcoming Healthy Aging Summit, July 27-28, in Washington, D.C. For more information, including a full agenda, visit the ACPM Web site.

The Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care has announced a call for abstracts for its 7th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care—Partnerships in Care, Interprofessional Education, and Research, being held July 25-27, 2016, in New York. For a list of key topics, requested submitters and additional details, visit the IPFCC Web site. Submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, July 31.

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