ALFP is a one-year program.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program FAQs
Fellows are required to attend four ALFP sessions. Sessions I and II occur in September and November, respectively, and are held in the Washington, DC metro area. Sessions III and IV occur during the AACP INterim and Annual meetings, respectively.
Yes. Individuals selected to participate in ALFP must hold active membership in AACP.
Yes. The tuition for ALFP is $9,950. This amount includes the program curriculum, speakers, leadership texts and materials, a one-year subscription to the Harvard Business Review, Challenge Discovery exercises, the Gallup Clifton Strengths exercises, registration at AACP INterim and Annual meetings, and some meals.
The fellow and/or their college or school are responsible for the fellow's travel, lodging, some meals, and any other personal expenses associated with participation in ALFP.
The nomination process typically opens in January and closes in March.
The dean of the college or school of pharmacy (e.g., CEO dean) must make the nomination.
The dean of the college or school of pharmacy may nominate one individual for ALFP.
If you are interested in applying for ALFP, it is recommended that you discuss the following items with your dean, who will serve as your Dean Mentor:
- Mentorship plan between you and your Dean Mentor (and Co-Mentor, if applicable)
- Release time from faculty and/or administrative responsibilities so that you are able to fully engage in and successfully complete ALFP
- Schedule of meetings with Dean Mentor (and Co-Mentor, if applicable) throughout your fellowship year
- Financial support for your participation
A maximum of 30 nominees are selected to participate in ALFP each year.
The Leadership Facilitators for the cohort review, evaluate, and select the nominees for ALFP.