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Recent Updates

May 30, 2023
AACP joined nearly 800 partner organizations in urging Congress to continue funding nondefense programs.

As discussions continue regarding the nation's debt ...

May 30, 2023
Students at the Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy help to develop a novel drug that may become a therapeutic for patients who are at risk for early onset Alzheimer’s disease. 
May 22, 2023
AACP and Elsevier, a global leader in information and analytics, are pleased to announce a new partnership to publish the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE), the flagship journal of AACP. The Journal will be hosted on Elsevier’s industry-leading online platform of peer-reviewed literature, ScienceDirect, beginning in May 2023.
May 15, 2023
The Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions (FASHP) has declared the low number of historically underrepresented men of color (HUMOC) graduating and entering the health care professions a national crisis. Representing CEOs of national academic health professions associations, FASHP has released a consensus statement addressing this critical issue.
April 24, 2023
AACP partnered with several other health organizations to create a statement that reflects our concerns and ideals regarding the arguments given in either case. As health professionals, we strongly believe in our ability to create a safe, nurturing, fair, and equitable environment for our students to evolve into the best version of themselves.
April 18, 2023
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy today announced the recipients of its top awards, which recognize six individuals, one institution and one scholarly paper, for their outstanding contributions made to pharmacy education, research, patient outcomes, community service and academic publishing. Recipients will be honored at AACP’s Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2023, July 22-25, in Aurora, Colorado.
March 29, 2023
The Supreme Court has heard arguments in two cases addressing affirmative action: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina.  This is a preliminary brief intended to inform AACP members of the upcoming United States Supreme Court decisions.
March 2, 2023
The Coalition for Trust in Health & Science launches new long-term initiative to support the science-based health decisions of the ...
March 2, 2023
Inmaculada Hernandez, the 2022 National Academy of Medicine Fellow in Pharmacy, shares her thoughts on how to use data to get additional support for pharmacy-provided services and advance the profession.
February 15, 2023
During the past several months as the new CEO of AACP, I have had the opportunity to meet many of you, and I remain amazed at the level of enthusiasm and passion all our members bring to the work of the Association.
January 31, 2023
A computer model developed by University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers will help determine which drug combinations might increase the likelihood of unintended pregnancies. More than 900 million women and their partners worldwide use contraceptive products to prevent pregnancies. However, many contraceptive users may not realize taking additional medications can reduce the effectiveness of birth control—leading to unintended pregnancies.
January 30, 2023
More pharmacy schools are considering pass/fail grading systems, hoping to return to the original intention of letter grades: motivation. Shortly after Dr. Gary Pollack arrived at the University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and assumed his position as dean, he began discussions with the faculty about how to nurture student success through a new grading system that would emphasize learning concepts over the attainment of letter grades.