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March 27, 2017 

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March 27, 2017





INfluence 2017 Continuing Education Credit Deadline  Ending Soon 


Laboratory Instructors SIG Webinar


Leading Forward: Practicing Adaptive Leadership Registration Closes


President-elect Nominations Due PDF 



Academic Leadership Fellows Program Applications Due


Committee Nominations Due


AACP Catalyst Applications Due


Leading Forward: Practicing Adaptive Leadership


Don’t Miss Your Second Chance: Learn to Lead Forward in Philadelphia

Registration for Leading Forward: Practicing Adaptive Leadership has been extended to Friday, March 31. Help mobilize individuals to tackle tough problems with expert facilitators, dynamic presentations and more, April 20–21, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City.

News Brief: “The Changing Face of Pharmacy and Society”

Executive Vice President and CEO Lucinda L. Maine discusses diversity in pharmacy education and the importance of reflecting the growing diversification of the U.S. population, in Pharmacy Times this week.

Extended Opportunity: Watch the Roots of Your Leadership Network Grow

Submit an application for Academic Leadership Fellows Program by the extended deadline of Monday, April 3, to connect with a network of peers and mentors that lasts a lifetime. Learn from top experts in leadership, while gleaning new skills and tools from an enhanced course curriculum.

Take a Survey on Using Video in Pharmacy Curricula

How would you use video vignettes in teaching? AACP is conducting a short five-question survey in pursuit of our strategic priority toward innovation in education and practice.

Global Expansion of the Use of AACP Surveys

International pharmacy programs now have the opportunity to participate in five of AACP’s institutional research surveysDec. 18.

Entrustable Professional Activities Released

Read about the AACP Entrustable Professional Activities for New Pharmacy Graduates and the associated commentary in the latest issue of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.

Statewide Protocol Workgroup Releases Policy Recommendations

NASPA and NABP convened a statewide protocol workgroup, which included AACP, in late 2016 to develop policy recommendations PDF  for pharmacist statewide protocols.

New Webinar Series on Interprofessional Education

An archived version of the first installment of IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: The Journey from 2011–2016, a new Interprofessional Education Collaborative webinar series, is now available. Upcoming Webinars will focus on IPE best practices and models, evaluation and assessment and accreditation standards.

A Strong America Needs More than Shiny New Military Hardware

AACP is concerned that the health and education of our nation’s youth—including military recruits—is placed in serious jeopardy PDF  by the recommendations in the White House FY18 budget blueprint. We look forward to congressional appropriations committees to steer a better course to keep America safe.

Closing Tomorrow: INfluence 2017 Continuing Education Credits

The deadline for completing activity evaluations to receive CE credits from INfluence 2017 is Tuesday, March 28. Attendees can access the Continuing Education Administration program Learning Express CE, and with their AACP e-mail and password, log in or create an account. Select each session attended from the list of INterim Meeting sessions offering CE credit and with the Access Code provided during the session, complete the evaluation form. Please direct inquiries to

Just Announced: 2017 AACP Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award Recipients

Jeff J. Cain, associate professor at the University of Kentucky, and Adam M. Persky, clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have been named the 2017 AACP Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award recipients. They will be honored during the Opening General Session of Pharmacy Education 2017, the AACP Annual Meeting, in Nashville.

Online Learning Opportunity

Laboratory Instructors SIG, Incorporation of the PPCP into the Pharmacy Lab; Thursday, March 30, 3:00 p.m. ET.


Transform your research career with the new AACP Catalyst Program. Learn to navigate current issues in the national research landscape by building networks, identifying new opportunities and developing key skills. Submit applications by Monday, April 17.

Registration for the 2017 Spring Institute, Developing a Culture of Sustainable Assessment, May 22–24, at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, is now open. [register now]

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 by e-mail to Marion Powell. Additionally, for any questions, please contact Marion Powell.

AACP is currently seeking nominations for President-elect PDF  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

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). Time commitments PDF  for each committee may vary.





The FDA has released FDA Case Studies, a curriculum-ready tool from the Office of Health and Constituent Affairs, designed to educate health professionals using real-world scenarios. Each case study promotes active learning through exercises, instructor-led discussions, suggested reading, and knowledge confirmation quizzes. Case studies and instructor guides are available for anyone to use free of charge.



The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s National Vaccine Program Office is seeking nominations for its UpShot Awards, honoring exceptional individuals and organizations at the heart of optimizing the vaccine and immunization enterprise. Nominations are due April 26.



The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention has released additional Webinars in its Careers Beyond the Pharmacy Counter series, including the pharmaceutical industry, consumer health informatics and global pharmacy.

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