Pharmacy Education 2021 Call for School Poster Abstracts

AACP Article

School Poster Abstracts

AACP member institutions are invited to submit one poster abstract to be displayed during the 2021 Annual Meeting. The School Poster Theme for 2021 is “Responding to a Global Pandemic.” Schools are invited to share information on how they are responding to COVID-19 by submitting an abstract that address the School Poster theme in one of the four subcategories below:

  1. Addressing Health Disparities During COVID-19
  2. Encouraging Student and Faculty Well-Being During A Global Pandemic
  3. Highlights of Teaching During COVID-19: Lessons Learned as we Move Forward
  4. Pharmacy School Engagement in Vaccine Initiatives During the COVID-19 Pandemic

NOTE: AACP is using a new platform (CadmiumCD) to collect Annual Meeting poster abstract submissions. Please carefully review the details below before you begin your submission. Visit the Pharmacy Education 2021 Submission Information page for additional information about poster categories and abstract evaluation criteria. Contact the AACP Posters Team with any questions.

Submission Deadline: Monday, March 29, 2021 at 11:59 P.M. (PST)

Submit an Abstract

Key Points to Know Before Submitting an Abstract (Please Read)
  • School Poster Abstract submissions require approval of the CEO Dean. Please confirm approval with the CEO Dean before submitting the abstract.
  • Use your AACP username and password to login to the poster submission page in CadmiumCD. If you have forgotten your password, please contact LaToya Casteel, Membership Manager via email or at 703.739.2330 ext. 1004.
  • All abstracts must be submitted by AACP members. Information on joining or renewing your membership can be found on the AACP website.
  • The primary author must submit the abstract. Only the primary author and abstract title will be listed in the AACP Annual Meeting Program. The full abstract including all authors will be published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE).
  • All poster presenters must be registered attendees of the 2021 Annual Meeting.
  • Each member college or school of pharmacy may submit only one abstract for consideration. If more than one abstract is submitted, the school will be asked which abstract to withdraw.
  • The poster abstract must represent the poster theme.
  • Changes to abstract submissions can be made via the poster abstract submission site until the site closes on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (PST).
  • Authors may submit abstracts for posters that have been presented at another meeting within the last year.
  • Only the submitting author will receive notifications regarding the poster submission. It is the responsibility of the submitting author to communicate pertinent information with co-authors.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education as submitted. AACP will not proofread accepted abstracts prior to publication in AJPE. Please note: If an abstract has previously been published in another journal, it will not be published again in AJPE.
  • If you have any questions, please contact the AACP Posters Team.
Abstract Submission Instructions

Please review the instructions below for submitting a School Poster abstract. 

  1. Visit the Pharmacy Education 2021: AACP Annual Meeting Posters page in CadmiumCD. 
  2. Click the “Login” button and enter your AACP email and password.
  3. At the Welcome page, select “Update Your AACP Record” if your information (Name, Organization, Email) needs to be changed or select “Proceed” if your information is correct.
  4. Carefully review the “Privacy Policy” page and indicate your consent with a check mark and sign at the bottom of the page.  Click “Continue”.
  5. Under the Abstracts header click on "click here to begin a new abstract." 
  6. Enter the poster abstract title using Title Case Capitalization (word limit: 15).
  7. Select School Poster Abstract under “Poster Category” and click “submit.”
  8. Click on tasks 1-3 on the “Task List” page to enter the required information for the abstract submission. Please see the instructions below for the tasks.   
  9. After all tasks have been completed (indicated by green check marks), click “Save Submission” and “click here for a preview of your abstract” to review your abstract information before submitting. You can also print this for your records if needed. 
  10. Once previewed, click “previous” on the upper left corner under Home and then “submit.” You will be directed to the page showing “Abstract successfully completed on [Date, time].”
  11. An email to confirm your submission will be sent to you immediately. Please check your spam folder if you do not see the confirmation email in your inbox. 
  12. You will be able to edit your submission until the site closes at 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Monday, March 29, 2021. To edit your submission, login to the submission site, click the poster title listed under the "Abstracts" header. Select the task you would like to modify. Save your submission and click the "Submit" button to re-submit your edited abstract. 

Instructions for Completing School Poster Abstract Tasks

  1. School Poster Verification
    • Please confirm the CEO Dean has approved the abstract submission. 
  2. Authors
    • To add authors (1 primary author and up to 7 co-authors) type the author's first name, last name, and email address or click on "member lookup" to locate the author by first name and last name. 
    • Click on "Add Author" after the member record has been located.   
      • The primary author is identified as the "Presenting Author" under "Role, " and co-authors are identified as "Author." 
      • Under "Author List" if it states Profile Incomplete, click on "edit Profile" and review your information, then click "continue."
      • A green check mark will appear indicating "Profile completed."
    • Click on "Save Authors" after all authors have been added. 
    • A green check mark indicates a complete profile, Once the profile is complete, click 'Save Authors' to complete the task.
  3. Poster Title, Subcategory, and Abstract
    • Poster Abstract Title: Please confirm the poster title is correct and make any edits if necessary.
    • Subcategory: Select the subcategory of work that addresses the School Poster Theme "Responding to a Global Pandemic:"
      • Addressing Health Disparities During COVID-19
      • Encouraging Student and Faculty Well-Being During A Global Pandemic
      • Highlights of Teaching During COVID-19: Lessons Learned as we Move Forward  
      • Pharmacy School Engagement in Vaccine Initiatives During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Abstract: Add the pertinent abstract information under objective, methods, results and conclusion (total combined word count must not exceed 275 words).

After all tasks are completed (indicated by a green check mark), click "Save Submission."

You can “click here for a preview of your abstract” to review your abstract information before submitting. You can also print this for your records if needed. Once previewed, click “previous” on the upper left corner under Home and then “submit.” You will be directed to the page showing “Abstract successfully completed on [Date, time].”

An email to confirm your submission will be sent to you immediately. Please check your spam folder if you do not see the confirmation email in your inbox.