Calling All Future Leaders–IOM Pharmacy FellowshipAACP and ACCP request nominations for the Anniversary Fellowship in Pharmacy at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The fellowship will support a pharmacist as an early career health policy or health science scholar, and will participate actively in the work of the IOM. Nominations will remain open through Monday, June 16. For details about the nomination process, please visit the AACP Web site. For questions, please contact Lucinda L. Maine, AACP Executive Vice President & CEO.
Make the Case for Pharmacy Education 2014There’s still time to register online for the most valuable education event of the year: Pharmacy Education 2014. The AACP Annual Meeting is the best opportunity to connect with peers, gain valuable resources and learn from industry experts. Need approval from your school’s leadership to attend? Check out this step-by-step guide to help you make your case. Want to maximize your learning opportunities at the Annual Meeting? Purchase the Recorded Sessions Package when registering and you can earn the maximum CE credits.
AJPE Seeking Associate EditorThe American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education is seeking an associate editor who would serve with the editor, AJPE staff, other associate editors and editorial board members to ensure the timely publication of high quality, peer-reviewed manuscripts and related papers. This position will serve a three-year term with an option for reappointment. Interested individuals should provide a cover letter specifically outlining their qualifications, interest in serving as an associate editor, and a copy of their current curriculum vitae by Sunday, June 8. If you have any questions, please contact Gayle Brazeau, editor, via e-mail or phone at 207-221-4500.
AACP Seeks Input into the ACPE Standards 2016 RevisionThe Board of Directors has appointed a committee comprised of both Board members and members-at-large to collect input regarding the ACPE Standards 2016 revision on behalf of the Association. This survey provides individual members an opportunity to provide comments directly to the committee. The Section and SIG leaders are also providing feedback in a separate survey. Please respond by Monday, Aug. 11, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.
2014 National Pharmacy Workforce SurveyPharmacists in the Academy may receive in the mail a request to fill out a questionnaire for an important research project being funded by Pharmacy Workforce Center (PWC), a consortium of pharmacy organizations established in 1989 as a non-profit corporation and coordinated by AACP. The purpose of the survey is to collect reliable information on demographic characteristics, work contributions and on the quality of work life of the pharmacist workforce in the United States during 2014. Results from the study will be used to help understand trends in the current pharmacist workforce and help with pharmacy workforce planning. To view previous survey findings, please visit the AACP Web site.
HSHPSHispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools will be holding its 2014 Professional Development and Data Systems Workshop, July 24–25, in Bethesda, Md. Co-sponsored by HHS/NIH, the workshop focuses on the use of national datasets to study Hispanic health disparities and professional development. For more information, visit the HSHPS Web site.
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Founded in 1900, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is a national organization representing the interests of pharmacy education and educators. Comprising all accredited colleges and schools of pharmacy including more than 6,400 faculty, 57,000 students enrolled in professional programs and 5,700 individuals pursuing graduate study, AACP is committed to excellence in pharmacy education.