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July 11, 2017 

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July 11, 2017




Pharmacy Education 2017


New Investigator Award Letters of Intent Due



New Investigator Award Applications Due


Pharmacy Education 2017: This Week!

Get ready for the biggest and best event of the year: Pharmacy Education 2017! Preview dynamic programming in the latest Academic Pharmacy Now; connect with colleagues and schedule sessions with the official Pharmacy Education 2017 app (available in both the App Store and Google Play; and answer any last-minute FAQs before the experiencing the electric sights and sounds of Nashville, this weekend!

New Investigators: Get Your Research Recognized

Letters of Intent for the New Investigator Award are due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, July 31. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, Aug. 31. The NIA provides start-up funding for research programs led by new pharmacy faculty. [Each grant, up to $10,000 maximum, will be awarded in February 2018 to faculty early in their academic careers at AACP member institutions. In addition, each award winner will be invited to present their research findings at the 2019 AACP Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Scholarships Announced for Four Dual-Degree Students

In recognition that dual-degree students have increased financial obligations, the AACP-administered Express Scripts Scholars Program will provide four $10,000 scholarships to

Sabree C. Burbage, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Pharm.D./M.P.H. Candidate;

Michael J. Parisi-Mercado, The University of Iowa, Pharm.D./M.P.H. Candidate;

Kendra K. Radtke, University of California, San Francisco, Pharm.D./Ph.D. Candidate; and

Anne M. Thibodeaux, Samford University, Pharm.D./M.P.H. Candidate.


Join AACP President Joe DiPiro as part of meaningful site visits and professional meetings in Cuba, Oct. 23–28, to learn, first-hand, the challenges and advances in Cuban pharmacy education. Please note recent U.S. travel policy changes do not affect this program, only independent travel. Via the coordinating organization, Professionals Abroad, we are equipped to continue operating our Cuba programs in full compliance with new federal regulations. If you have any questions, or are ready to enroll, please call our partners at Professionals Abroad at 877.298.9677.

The IPEC Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program (IDLP) will be held Nov. 29–Dec. 1 at the AAMC Learning Center in Washington, D.C. Facilitated by faculty from the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL), the IDLP is an interactive professional development experience is customized to the needs of senior academic leaders with three or fewer years of experience from IPEC member associations’ schools.

Connect with Colleagues Before Annual Meeting: AACP Connect is a new online, private community exclusively for members to communicate and collaborate with each other in a virtual home. Network with peers, browse extensive resources and more leading up to the AACP Annual Meeting in Nashville.

The AACP Board of Directors is seeking candidates PDF  to serve on the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Board of Directors. A subcommittee of the AACP Board of Directors will make their recommendation to the full AACP Board at the November 2017 meeting. The appointee will observe both the January and June 2018 ACPE meetings and will begin the six-year term in July 2018. Candidates should submit a single PDF of the requested materials to AACP no later than close of business Wednesday, Sept. 6.




2018 Health Professions Financial Aid Administrators Conference

The 2018 Health Professions Financial Aid Administrators Conference, Feb. 7–9, in Portland, Ore., has opened the call for proposals and is seeking a pharmacy presence. Suggested sample topics include debt management, professional development strategies, financial aid for the new FAO, and more. Please contact Kristen Earle for inquiries related to conference programming.



Belmont University College of Pharmacy will host NACDS’ Test2Learn™ Community-Based Pharmacogenomics Certificate training on Thursday, Aug. 3, in Nashville. A Train-the-Trainer session will be offered on Friday, Aug. 4. Registration is now open.



The Board of Pharmacy Specialties is seeking subject matter experts in emergency medicine to participate in an August role delineation study evaluating emergency medicine pharmacy as a possible pharmacy specialty.

Last updated on: 7/11/2017 10:47 AM 

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