Pharmacy Education 2014 Evaluations Now AvailableThank you to everyone involved in Pharmacy Education 2014! We hope you found it a great opportunity for learning and innovation. As we strive for excellence in your meeting experience, we request attendees complete their evaluation, either Online or via the Web event app. Additional Annual Meeting announcements include:
NPR Affiliate Reports on AACP’s First Educational GameKERA, Public Broadcasting Affiliate, stopped by Pharmacy Education 2014 to learn how AACP's gaming company, Professions Quest, is unifying the health professions through educational gaming with the upcoming release of “Mimycx.” Listen to the story on the KERA Web site.
The 2014 AACP Institute ReturnsDue to overwhelming demand, AACP is holding a second 2014 AACP Institute, Nov. 17–19, in Atlanta. The 2014 AACP Encore Institute: CAPE Educational Outcomes 2013, will give teams the opportunity to explore each of the four domains, gaining foundational insight and discovering how programs are working toward implementation. For more information, visit the AACP Web site.
Now Open: New Investigator Award Application WindowApplications for the New Investigator Award are due by Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Noon EDT. The submission portal is open to those who submitted a Letter of Intent. For application forms and submission instructions, visit the AACP Web site. E-mail questions to NIA@aacp.org.
Script Your Future Google Hangout Available OnlineThe Aug. 7 National Consumer League’s “Winners Tell All: Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge” Google Hangout can now be viewed on the National Consumer League YouTube page. It featured a student representative from each of the Challenge’s winning teams presenting their team’s unique approach to addressing medication adherence in their community. More information on the 2015 Team Challenge, which will occur Jan. and Feb. 2015, will be available in fall 2014.
Deadline Extended: AACP Seeks Input into the ACPE Standards 2016 RevisionThe Board of Directors has appointed a committee comprised of both Board members and members-at-large to collect input regarding the ACPE Standards 2016 revision on behalf of the Association. This survey provides individual members an opportunity to provide comments directly to the committee. The Section and SIG leaders are also providing feedback in a separate survey. Please respond by Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.
Apply for Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service AwardIs your institution is changing your community through service? Have your faculty and students made a positive impact in the neighborhood around your institutions? Let us know by applying for the Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award. Submit your college or school's award applications—online in PDF format—by Friday, Sept. 5, at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Find more information about all award programs on the AACP Web site. Contact: Melinda D. Colón. Please note: The Student Community Engaged Service Award is under review by AACP, which will change the deadline. Updates will be made to the AACP Web site.
ASHP FoundationThe American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Foundation is accepting applications for three research grant programs. Two are geared specifically toward new investigators (Pharmacy Residency Practice-Based Research Grant and New Investigator Research Grant), while the third is open to investigators at all experience levels (PPMI Demonstration Grant). Information regarding all three opportunities can be found at the ASHP Foundation Research Grant Opportunities Web Site. Questions regarding these programs should contact email@example.com.
BPSAACP and the Board of Pharmacy Specialties invite feedback on the draft discussion paper, Pharmacy Specialty Structure and Framework. The goal is to effectively evolve a specialty framework that is reflective of the certification needs for the profession, healthcare system, and patients we serve. Comments should be provided by Monday, Sept. 15, via Online survey; or contacting Lynette R. Bradley-Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org, or BPS at email@example.com.
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Founded in 1900, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is a national organization representing the interests of pharmacy education and educators. Comprising all accredited colleges and schools of pharmacy including more than 6,400 faculty, 57,000 students enrolled in professional programs and 5,700 individuals pursuing graduate study, AACP is committed to excellence in pharmacy education.