The Student Affairs Committee may consist of seven members. The Committee shall be concerned with issues regarding admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, and student affairs related policies and practices and will assist with the development of the Association’s relevant research agenda.
The 2019-20 Student Affairs Committee will examine institutional leadership models (assistant/associate deans, professional staff) and professional development needs to optimize achievement of AACP Strategic Priority #1 on the applicant pipeline.
The Student Affairs Committee will focus on the following charges:
- Determine the degree to which there is evidence that strong professional identity formation is imbedded in student pharmacists' educational experience.
- Outline key elements of professional identity formation that educators must be aware of in establishing student learning experiences that prepare them for interprofessional practice. Define the relationships between professional identity formation and the CAPE domains 3 and 4.
- Explore the relationship between formal curricular learning activities and co- or extra-curricular activities coordinated by student affairs staff in supporting professional identity formation.
- Define strategies and draft an action plan for AACP's role in advancing efforts of schools to establish strong professional identity formation in pharmacy graduates.