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September 8, 2017 

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy E-Lert

Academic Pharmacy's Online Resource for the Latest News and Information


September 8, 2017




Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award Applications Due


IPEC Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program


NMA Conference Applications Due Extended 


IPE Panel Presentation: Assessment of Interprofessional Practice Webinar


AACP Member Profile Access Resumes



Leading Forward: Leading Effective Teams Regional Leadership Workshop


AACP Member Profile Upgrade

Members will be unable to access their membership profile Sept. 15–27 as we improve the functionality of our software. If you would like to change your contact information or Section/SIG/Council listing, please e-mail AACP. On Sept. 28, members will be able to easily change their contact information, expertise listings, as well as select member groups in which they’d like to participate. Thank you for your patience.

Weaver Award Applications Due Sept. 13

For nearly 10 years, the Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award has recognized innovative, outcomes-driven patient care services that schools are performing in underserved communities locally and beyond. Applications are due Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 11:59 PT.

Coming Soon: Microsessions at INspire 2018

AACP is seeking proposals for an innovative new component to 2018 INterim Meeting programming. Topics for 10-minute microsessions include building the applicant pipeline; building a brand for the profession of pharmacy; and, inspirational leadership. Presenters will provide a brief, 5-7 minute overview of their programs on a particular topic, followed by a 3–5 minute Q&A. Submissions will open in late September.

Deadline Extended: NMA Applications Due Sept. 18

Don’t miss this last chance to attend the (AACP Nonprescription Medicines Academy (NMA) Conference: Self-Care on the Horizon PDF , February 23–25, 2018 in Long Beach, Calif., in conjunction with the AACP INterim Meeting.

The 18th AACP NMA Conference: Self-Care on the Horizon is a chance for faculty at all stages of their careers to learn from and network with pharmacy colleagues teaching self-care and nonprescription medications throughout the country. Interested must submit an application along with an abstract/poster proposal through the application portal. The AACP NMA Conference will require institutional support for faculty to attend as costs associated with the meeting will be the responsibility of the conference participants. Applications are due Monday, Sept. 18.

Register Now: Regional Leadership Workshop on Leading Effective Teams

Leading effective teams is a critical skill to have at any level in your career. Join your colleagues at the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel, Oct. 31–Nov. 1, for an interactive workshop held in conjunction with the NABP District 4 Meeting. [Register Now.]

Save the Date: Fall Institute on Educational Scholarship

The 2017 Fall Institute, Strengthening Educational Scholarship, will be held Nov. 13–15 at the Hyatt Regency Dulles in Herndon, Va. Participants will address educational challenges through Educational Scholarship and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL). Registration opens soon.

2017–18 Tuition Data Now Available

Explore interactive data for most recent in-state, out-of-state, and mandatory fees for Pharm.D. and graduate degree programs, now available.

Interprofessional Learning Opportunities

The application deadline for the Interprofessional Education Collaborative’s inaugural Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program has been extended to Friday, Sept. 15. The three-day program provides senior academic administrators with professional enrichment activities to become better leaders of faculty and staff, and more effective managers of their home institutions.

Additionally, the IPEC Webinar, IPE Panel Presentation: Assessment of Interprofessional Practice, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 2:00 p.m. ET.


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.




United Stance

The United Stance symposium, A Joint Effort in Solving the Opioid Epidemic, presented by the NSU College of Pharmacy, will discuss efforts to solve the nation's opioid epidemic, Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT.



The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society is holding National Health IT Week, Oct. 2–6, to drive nation-wide awareness on the value of healthcare IT. Visit HIMMS to share your #IHeartHIT story, celebrate the event locally and more.

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