Donald C. Brodie AACP Academic Scholar-in-Residence

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Donald C. Brodie AACP Academic Scholar-in-Residence 

Overview

The Donald C. Brodie AACP Academic Scholar-in-Residence program, established in 1988 and named in honor of Donald C. Brodie in 2003, is designed to provide a focused opportunity for a faculty member within a school of pharmacy to develop, research and analyze public policy on an issue directly related to pharmaceutical education or the pharmacy profession. The goals of the program include: 1) increasing the understanding of important pharmacy practice or educational issues by pharmacists, other health practitioners and the public, 2) facilitating understanding of major issues by professional pharmacy organizations, and 3) stimulating scholarly study and research that considers economic, educational, ethical, historical, legal, organizational, political, regulatory and social aspects of the pharmacy profession.

Expectations

The scholar commits no longer than 12 months to the program, with up to six months in residence at AACP headquarters in Alexandria, Va. A final report, including comprehensive literature review, data developed during the program, issues reviewed and strategic analysis and proposals, is required.

Logistics

Financial and other support may include a stipend and fully furnished housing in Alexandria, Va., for the duration of the program. Also provided will be travel and relocation expenses of up to $2,000, as approved by the AACP Executive Vice President. Financial support of the scholar by his/her institution through sabbatical or other leave policies is assumed.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Applicants to the Scholar-in-Residence program must be individual active members of AACP, must have earned a terminal degree in their discipline, and hold an academic appointment as a faculty member in a college or school of pharmacy with a degree program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. The successful candidate will generally be a mid-career to senior scientist/academician who is taking and/or is eligible for sabbatical leave.

Application Process

The application process consists of:

  1. A letter of intent from the applicant, summary of the applicant's qualifications, relevant issues of scholarly interest, and description of the potential value of the particular scholar in residence program to the applicant's career objectives. Letters should not exceed two pages. The candidate should also provide the names and contact information for two individuals who can provide support for the application;
  2. A complete curriculum vitae; and
  3. A letter from the dean or other university official describing in specific detail the nature of the institution's time and financial commitment in support of the applicant's participation in the program.

Applications for the Donald C. Brodie Scholar-in-Residence Program may be submitted via e-mail to Ruth E. Nemire, associate executive vice president. 

Applications must be received by December 1. The selection and announcement of the program and participant will follow within approximately 60 days.

A Conversation With…

2014–2015 Scholar: Rebecca L. Focken, Pharm.D., North Dakota State University

 

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