October 13, 2016

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October 13, 2016 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

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October 13, 2016






Regional Leadership Workshop Registration Closes


2017 Annual Meeting Proposals Due




Regional Leadership Workshop


AACP Election Closes




Call for 2017 Annual Meeting Special and Mini Session Proposals

Members are invited to submit proposals for two types of sessions at the 2017 AACP Annual Meeting, July 15–19, in Nashville: 90-minute special sessions on topics broadly applicable to contemporary pharmacy education, or 30-minute mini-sessions on innovations developed at one school. Proposals that include the perspectives of multiple institutions are encouraged for special session submissions. Innovations developed at one school are appropriate for mini-sessions or roundtable discussions. All proposals must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PST on Monday, Oct. 31.


2016 AACP Election Polls Close 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.


Registration Extended: Fall Regional Leadership Workshop

Leaders at any level will benefit from focused discussions on adaptive leadership at the Regional Leadership Workshop, held in conjunction with the NABP District 4 Meeting, Nov. 1–2, in Chicago. Learn to mobilize individuals to tackle tough problems and thrive in challenging environments. Registration closes Tuesday, Oct. 18. [Register now.]


Just Launched: New Web Site About Pharmacy Careers

Pharmacy is Right for Me provides students, parents, and educators with interactive tools, resources, and first-person testimonials that give insight into the exciting and diverse career opportunities that exist within the field of pharmacy. Additionally, learn how to compound lip balm at your next recruitment event, how to create and order your own Pharm4Me stand up banners and bookmarks, and much more on the AACP Pharmacy is Right for Me Recruitment Campaign page.


AJPE Publishes New Author Instructions

The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education’s revised author instructions include new article categories such as Commentaries and Research and Education Briefs, an IRB requirement for certain categories, and more specific guidance regarding formatting and style.


AACP/CDC Webinar Available

The recording and slide deck from the AACP/CDC Webinar, Developing Collaborations between Public Health and Schools of Pharmacy, is now available.


Recognize Excellence in Pharm.D. Assessment

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.




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. 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. ET.





The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion are offering small grants to develop problem-based case studies aimed at deepening health professions students' understanding of the significance of social determinants of health. Applications due by Tuesday, Oct. 25.



The CDC recently released a letter highlighting the important role of pharmacists in public health, and vaccinating the public against influenza PDF .



The International Pharmaceutical Federation has released an interactive video to increase awareness of the dangers of counterfeit medicines. In addition, three animated sets of measures aimed at consumers, healthcare professionals and policymakers are also available.



The Pharmacy Quality Alliance has released its latest white paper, Recommendations for Improving Adult Vaccination Rates and Reporting within Community Pharmacy Practice. Community pharmacists are in an ideal position to help improve adult vaccination rates.


National Center Summit

Presentations from the Workshop and Nexus Fair at the National Center Summit on the Future of IPE are now available.


Last updated on: 10/13/2016 11:24 AM 

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