May 28, 2010 E-lert

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May 28, 2010 E-lert 

Don’t Miss the AACP Teachers Seminar and Leadership Pre-Session at the 2010 Annual Meeting!

Join your colleagues in Seattle on Saturday, July 10 for the 2010 AACP Teachers Seminar, Leading and Creating Interprofessional Education for the 21st Century. Dr. John Gilbert, international expert in interprofessional education and project lead for the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative, will explore the many issues facing leadership and faculty to prepare students for success in interprofessional environments. Registration is $195 ($125 for students) and space is limited! Register today by visiting the AACP Web site.

You also won’t want to miss the 2010 Leadership Pre-Session, Breakthrough Development Performance for Colleges of Pharmacy, on Saturday, July 10. This intense workshop, presented by Joe K. Golding, chairman and CEO of Advancement Resources, LLC, will explore the concepts, tools and skills that are a critical part of the donor development process. Participants will gain the skills necessary to craft more compelling vision stories and identify ways to remove existing roadblocks, deepen donor commitment and discover more significant gifts. Registration is $195 and space is limited! Register today by visiting the AACP Web site.

Register Today for Enhancing Diabetes Care Regional Meeting in Pittsburgh!

Registration is now open for regional meetings in Los Angeles, Calif. on June 8 and in Pittsburgh, Pa. on July 29. Continuing education credit is available for attendees. Registration is $25 and will close on June 4 for the Los Angeles meeting and on July 25 for the Pittsburgh meeting. Visit the AACP Web site to register for both meetings and to learn more about the following regional meeting dates and locations:

  • June 8, 2010: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif. (registration closes June 7)
  • July 29, 2010: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. (registration closes July 25)
  • August 25, 2010: The University of Mississippi, Jackson, Miss.

Save the Date for National Conference of State Legislatures

Each year at the annual meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), the Alliance for Pharmaceutical Care provides health screens to legislators and meeting attendees. The Alliance is a partnership between several pharmacy associations with a focus of helping state legislators experience first-hand the clinical skills that pharmacists in their states perform and are educated to provide. The NCSL legislative meeting will be held in Louisville, Ky., July 27-29, during which the Alliance will exhibit. AACP and all the Alliance members are seeking volunteer pharmacists and student pharmacists for this important advocacy event. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information about this opportunity, please visit the Alliance for Pharmaceutical Care volunteer Web site.

Academic Pharmacy Now Call for Stories

As part of the $10.4 billion allocated to the NIH under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the National Center for Research Resources received $1 billion for construction and improvement of biomedical research facilities. Has your college or school of pharmacy received funds from the "Recovery Act Limited Competition: Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Program (C06)”? If, so, we want to hear about it! Please submit your stories to Rebecca M. Morgan, AACP director of communications, by Monday, June 21, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

AACP Online Career Center Helpful Tip #8

As an employer, you can add multiple account users to manage your posted positions. Simply log in and click on Account Information. Next, click on Account Users and add a colleague. This provides your institution the ability to grant posting permission to anyone from your college or school. Be sure to check out the latest positions available on the AACP Online Career Center:

E-mail Maureen O. Thielemans to post a position on the AACP Online Career Center.

Deadlines and Reminders        

  • APN Leadership Models and ARRA Funding Stories due
    June 1, 2010
  • Enhancing Diabetes Care Regional Meeting, Los Angeles, Calif.
    June 8, 2010
  • APN C06 Award Stories due June 21, 2010
  • 2010 AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, Seattle, Wash.
    July 10-14, 2010
  • Enhancing Diabetes Care Regional Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    July 29, 2010

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Harold Lopatka, B.Sc. Pharmacy, MHSA, Ph.D., has been appointed as executive director of the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada/Association of Deans of Pharmacy of Canada effective June 3, 2010. Dr. Lopatka currently holds an adjunct professor appointment in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta. His academic interest is in the area of social and administrative pharmacy and he is also a certified health executive with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives.

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