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November 10, 2016 

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Novemberr 10, 2016






AACP Election Closes  Ending Soon 


Pharmacy Schools' Experiences with Virtual Patient Technology Webinar




Chalmers, Dawson, Volwiler, Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Due


Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award Nominations Due




Membership Renewal is Now Open

AACP has made investments in all areas of member service to provide an even larger and richer collection of programming, resources and professional development opportunities. Renew your membership today.


Registration Now Open: INfluence 2017, the AACP INterim Meeting

Inspire, Innovate and Invigorate: The AACP INterim Meeting is taking a new direction—to focus on leadership strategies for a wider audience at INfluence 2017, Feb. 25–28, at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Every year we’ll bring important discussions and practical recommendations to enhance leadership development at every level of the Academy.

INfluence 2017 represents the best of leadership development. Sessions will provide innovative approaches for current and emerging leaders, and will present tactics for success and opportunities for feedback and participation. Register now.


Plug into Virtual Patient Technology

Join the Technology in Pharmacy Education and Learning SIG’s Webinar, Pharmacy Schools' Experiences with Virtual Patient Technology, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2:00 p.m. EST.


Call for Pharmacy Education 2017 Research and Education Abstracts

The Council of Sections is now accepting educational and scientific research poster abstracts for Pharmacy Education 2017, July 15–19 in Nashville, Tenn. (All abstracts must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PST on Feb. 15, 2017. The username and password for the programming submission site is the same as your AACP username and password. You may only submit up to two (2) abstracts for review. Contact Kirsten Block with any questions.


AACP Award Opportunities

Put your career accomplishments in the spotlight with these prestigious awards from AACP:

Have you, or someone you know, pioneered change, inspired colleagues, or mentored generations? The inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award will recognize a member who has made significant contributions to AACP and pharmacy education. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Recognize outstanding educators and innovators with AACP’s Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award, Paul R. Dawson Award and Volwiler Research Achievement Award online by 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

The Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award recognizes pharmacy faculty who are exemplary in the areas of scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Dec. 14.




The AACP Election closes Fri., Nov. 11. Eligible voters have been sent an e-mail to access the virtual polling place through their AACP username and password. After casting their ballot, voters will be asked two brief questions on session length at the Annual Meeting. Feedback is greatly appreciated. View the full slate of candidates, learn about their professional background, and read statements by the president-elect nominees in the 2016 Election Guide. Additionally, take a moment to review your member profile and confirm membership to Councils and Sections to ensure your ballot will be accurate.

Application materials for the Master Preceptor Recognition Program, which recognizes preceptors’ sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice, must be submitted to AACP by Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. ET.

The Award for Excellence in Assessment highlights outstanding Doctor of Pharmacy assessment programs for their progress in developing and applying evidence of outcomes as part of the ongoing evaluation and improvement of pharmacy professional education. New in 2017, a simplified application process sees manuscripts prepared using the IDEAs format similar to a submission to the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, giving authors a head-start on a publication. Review the proposal guidelines and updated evaluation criteria here. Please note that while submitting for the Award for Excellence in Assessment does not guarantee publication in AJPE, authors are strongly encouraged to submit their manuscripts to the peer review process. Submissions are due Wednesday, March 8, 2017.




Alliance for a Healthier Generation

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Bipartisan Policy Center are now accepting applications through tomorrow, for the inaugural Innovation Award for Health Care Provider Training and Education, recognizing leading health professional training programs that have developed new and innovative ways to provide nutrition, physical activity, and obesity counseling education to their students.



The National Community Pharmacists Association is launching a Future Pharmacist Webinar Series to showcase several post-graduate residencies and fellowships in community pharmacy. Registration is now open for the Tuesday, Nov. 15 and Thursday, Nov. 17 Webinars.


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