November 16, 2015

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November 16, 2015 

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November 16, 2015






2016 Annual Meeting: Special and Mini-Session Proposals Due Ending Soon


Pharmacy Workforce Center Survey Webinar


TiPEL SIG Webinar




AACP Elections Elections Close


Pharmacy Workforce Center Survey Webinar


AACP Awards Nominations Due


Membership Renewal Deadline




Master Preceptor Recognition Program Applications Due




2015–16 Tuition Data Now Available

The most recent in-state, out-of-state, and mandatory fees for Pharm.D. and graduate degree programs are now available from Institutional Research.


2016 Interim Meeting Speakers Announced

Attend the 2016 Interim Meeting, Feb. 20–23 in Tampa, Fla., to capture innovation and learn effective leadership skills from a host of dynamic speakers. For the full list of speakers and bios, visit the Interim Meeting Web site.


TiPEL SIG Webinar

Join the Technology in Pharmacy Education and Learning SIG Webinar, Social Media and Pharmacy Academics: Current Status and Future Developments, on Thursday, Nov. 19, 1:00 p.m. ET. [read more]


Webinar Series: Results of the National Pharmacist Workforce Study 2014

The Pharmacy Workforce Center will be hosting two Webinars regarding the 2014 National Pharmacist Workforce Study on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Dec. 1. These Webinars will be recorded and posted on the PWC Web site following the live Webinar. Information on the topic areas and links to register for the webinars can be found in the PWC Webinar Communication document.




2015 AACP Election Polls Close Dec. 1

The 2015 AACP Election Guide is now online. View the full slate of candidates, learn about their professional background, and read statements by the president-elect nominees. Take a moment to review your member profile and confirm membership to Councils and Sections to ensure your ballot will be accurate. Polls close Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

2016 AACP Awards Nominations

Help uncover outstanding contributors in teaching and research. Nominate an academic pharmacy colleague for one of AACP’s top three awards: Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award, Paul R. Dawson Award and Volwiler Research Achievement Award. Award recipients will be announced by the AACP Board of Directors in spring 2016 and honored at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Anaheim. Criteria and nomination information can be found in the Career Development section. Nominations must be submitted online no later than Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 11:59 p.m. PST. For more information, contact Melinda D. Colón.

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. Visit the AACP Web site to see a full list of individual membership benefits and renew your membership today.

Recognize a Master Preceptor: 2016 Nomination Cycle Now Open

The Master Preceptor Recognition Program recognizes preceptors, who are not full-time employees of a school or college of pharmacy, for their sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. Application materials must be submitted to AACP by Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. ET. For more information, visit the AACP Web site.

AJPE Call for Papers

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE), in conjunction with The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), is seeking original research, reviews, and commentary for a special joint theme issue on interprofessional education.

Manuscripts should demonstrate achievement of one or more of the four Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Competencies, and may also involve the education of other health care professionals, but pharmacy and osteopathic medicine must be key players in these innovative, collaborative educational programs.

Manuscripts must follow the submission requirements (e.g., abstract, length) of either AJPE or JAOA. All selected papers will undergo the peer review process and are subject to the approval of the editors of both journals. Papers accepted for publication will be published in one of these two journals, currently planned for late summer or fall 2016.

Interested groups should direct questions and submit their manuscripts for consideration via e-mail with the subject line “JAOA-AJPE interprofessional education” to either AJPE or JAOA. Submissions are due Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.

New Resource Coming Soon: AACP Consultants and Speakers Bureau

Coming in early 2016: The new AACP Consultants and Speakers Bureau will be ready and available to members who are looking for a consultant or speaker. Applications are still being accepted on a rolling basis through the AACP Web site.





The Association of American Medical Colleges is soliciting abstracts for health workforce research presentations for the 12th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference, May 5–6, in Chicago. Abstracts will be accepted online through Friday, Jan. 8. For more information, visit the AAMC Web site.



The Board of Pharmacy Specialties recently recorded its second podcast, an interview with Pediatric Pharmacy Specialty Council Member, Sandra Benavides. Listen on the BPS Soundcloud.



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is collaborating with pharmacy to develop both a template Collaborative Practice Agreement that can be customized based on states’ current scopes of pharmacy practice, and a template Business Agreement to help pharmacists and payers work together toward sustainability of pharmacists’ services. The National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations is collecting sample agreements to help inform the CPA and Business Agreement Toolkit. Submissions for sample CPA or business agreements are due by Friday, Dec. 18.


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