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May 16, 2016 

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May 16, 2016






Health Disparities and Cultural Competence SIG Webinar


Biological Sciences Section Webinar


Laboratory Instructors SIG Webinar




Annual Meeting Announcements Submissions Due




AACP Releases Research Grant Data

Pharmacy faculty research grant data is now available through the Pharmacy Faculty Research Grant Data directory or Federal Grant Search, for the fiscal year ending Sept. 2015. Faculty research grant institutional rankings are also available. Over the previous fiscal year, overall funding rose by 17%.


Section Name Change

The Continuing Professional Education Section has changed its name to the Continuing Professional Development Section, per approval from the AACP Board of Directors.


2014/15 School Financial Data Now Available

National data and an Institutional Research Brief PDF  from the 2014/15 Financial Survey are now available. The survey collected data related to school expenditures, revenues, and research and training funding. Key questions asked about faculty start-up packages, graduate student support, resident and fellow salary support, and payments for preceptors.


Have You Booked Travel to the Annual Meeting?

Hotel and travel information is now available for Pharmacy Education 2016, July 23–27, at the Anaheim Marriott and Convention Center. Information includes how to access discount tickets to Disneyland through your registration. [register now]


Online Learning Opportunities

Health Disparities and Cultural Competence SIG: Implicit Bias: A Framework for Education in Cultural Competency in a Rural Pharmacy Health Certificate Program, Wednesday, May 18, Noon ET

Biological Sciences Section: How to Find and Apply for Corporate and Foundation Funding Opportunities, Thursday, May 19, 1:00 p.m. ET

Laboratory Instructors SIG: Patience for Patients: The Joys and Challenges of Using Standardized Patients in the Clinical Skills Lab, Wednesday, May 25, 2:00 p.m. ET




Call for 2016 Annual Meeting Announcements

  • Teachers of the Year
    AACP recognizes outstanding faculty at regular and associate member colleges and schools of pharmacy. The 2016 Teachers of the Year are selected by their institutions and submitted to AACP by their deans. Honorees will be invited to a luncheon with AACP President Cynthia J. Boyle and our Chalmers, Volwiler, Dawson and Weaver award recipients. CEO Deans must use the online form to submit the names of nominated individual faculty members.
  • In Memoriam
    During the first session of the House of Delegates, AACP will announce the names of our colleagues in the Academy who have passed away since July 2015. Please submit information—including photos, if available—for the In Memoriam announcement. All photos must be in .jpg or .tiff formats with a minimum resolution of 300 DPI and maximum image size of 5 MB.
  • Changes in Dean Positions
    AACP collects changes in all dean positions (CEO, associate, assistant, interim, etc.). CEO Dean updates are announced at the first session of the House of Delegates. All other individuals with new dean responsibilities, including associate and assistant deans, will be acknowledged during the Council of Deans meeting.

All submissions are due Wednesday, June 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Please submit one form per teacher, In Memoriam and dean change. Submissions for Teachers of the Year received after this time may not be able to participate in the luncheon. Contact: Melinda D. Colón.

Join Us to Fight Smoking

AACP is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on its 2016 smoking cessation campaign: Tips From Former Smokers The campaign features real people whose lives have been impacted by smoking and shows how smoking effects health, lives and families.

Please show your support:

  1. Share with your Dean the exemplary teaching, service and research activities related to tobacco cessation. Ask him or her to complete this survey.
  2. Join the conversation on Twitter: @CDCTobaccofree, #CDCTips, and Facebook: CDC Tobacco Free.
  3. Explore the Pharmacists page on the Tips campaign website.
  4. Incorporate CDC tobacco cessation tools in your curricula.
  5. Promote the campaign's key messages PDF .
  6. Tell AACP about smoking cessation.

Please join this important campaign, and show that pharmacists can help people live healthier, better lives.





The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine's Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professions has released video and slides from its April 2016 Workshop, The Role of Accreditation in Enhancing Quality and Innovation in Health Professions Education. Videos from the event are also available as a YouTube playlist.



The National Institutes of Health has released a video archive of its Integrating Behavioral and Social Sciences into Healthcare Education Web cast, which includes AACP EVP & CEO Lucinda L. Maine. The goal of the workshop is to share methods and mechanisms for integrating social and behavioral science curricula into health professional education. For more, visit the BSS Collaborative Web site.


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