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June 8, 2017 

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June 8, 2017




A Collaborative Process to Measure Faculty Workload Webinar


Threading Leadership Development Across the Pharm.D. Curriculum Webinar


IPEC IPE Best Practices Webinar



Pharmacy Education 2017


USPHS Recognizes Student Pharmacists’ Work in Community Health

The U.S. Public Health Service recently announced the top recipients of individual awards PDF  recognizing student pharmacists who have made significant contributions to public health by promoting wellness and healthy communities.

Specifically, students are evaluated on their contributions toward voluntary health related services, an emerging public health issue, or contributions that advance the goals of Health People 2020 or the National Prevention Strategy.

#PharmEd17 by the Numbers

Be inspired at the three plenary sessions, choose from more than 50 special sessions for top-notch professional development, earn more than 19.5 CE credits, and connect more than 40 exhibitors at the AACP Annual Meeting, July 15–19, in Nashville. Plenary speaker and programming information now available.

Learn to Implement Best Practices for Interprofessional Education

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) will host Implementing IPE: Highlighting Best Practices webinar on Thursday, June 15, at 2:00 p.m. ET. Dr. Jane Kirschling and Dr. Dora Anne Mills will share their perspectives and lessons learned from their approaches to implementing IPE in curricula. Health professions faculty, students, and clinicians will discover best practices and exemplars that they can use to assist with IPE efforts at their home institutions.

Get “Connect”-ed Ahead of Pharmacy Education 2017

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 to serve PDF  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.

Join AACP President Joe DiPiro as part of an academic pharmacy delegation to Cuba, departing Miami, Oct. 23–28. This delegation will be developed in cooperation with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and offers a unique opportunity to meet directly with Cuban counterparts to learn about the challenges and advances of medicine in Cuba. Delegates will participate in professional meetings and site visits each day based on the interests and composition of the team. For RSVP, travel and additional information, contact Professionals Abroad program representative at 1-877-298-9677.





Belmont University College of Pharmacy will host NACDS’ Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Program, Friday, July 14, in Nashville. A Train-the-Trainer session will be offered on Saturday, July 15. Registration is now open.

Last updated on: 6/8/2017 3:49 PM 

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