January 13, 2014

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January 13, 2014 

Deadlines and Reminders

AJPE Editor Application Submission Deadline
Jan. 15

2014 AACP Interim Meeting Registration Deadline
Jan. 22
Last chance to save $100!

Master Preceptor Recognition Program Application Deadline
Jan. 31

AACP Membership Renewal Deadline
Jan. 31
Note: Only members can submit Annual Meeting poster abstracts.

Council of Faculties Position Nominations Deadline
Feb. 7

2014 Innovations in Teaching Competition Deadline
Feb. 7

2014 AACP Interim Meeting
Feb. 8–11

2014 AACP Walmart Scholars Program Application Deadline
Feb. 14

2014 Award for Excellence in Assessment Deadline
Feb. 14

Annual Meeting Research/Education Poster Abstracts Deadline
Feb. 19

Academic Leadership Fellows Program Deadline
Feb. 21

Annual Meeting Roundtable Discussion Topics Deadline
Feb. 26

Act Now and Save: Online Interim Meeting Registration Closes Next Week

Register today to attend the 2014 AACP Interim Meeting, The I in Leadership, Feb. 8–11 in Arlington, Va. This year’s meeting is dedicated to individual leadership with programming designed to discover opportunities to initiate new partnerships and learn about inspiring innovations emerging within higher education. Save up to $100 in fees by registering online before the Wednesday, Jan. 22, closing date. Only onsite registration will be available after this deadline. Members: Remember that in order to take advantage of the discounted rate, you must first log into the AACP Web site before registering. For more registration information, contact Agnita Kote, accountant, or visit the AACP Web site to register.

Apply Today for the AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program

The Academic Leadership Fellows Program is designed to develop the nation's most promising pharmacy faculty for roles as future leaders in academic pharmacy and higher education. Up to 30 Fellows will be selected to participate in 2014–15. Nomination and application information is available on the AACP Web site. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 21, at 5:00 p.m. EST. For questions about the program, contact Bradford Miller.

AACP Past President to Receive Remington Medal

AACP Past President and University of Minnesota Dean Marilyn K. Speedie will receive APhA’s 2014 Remington Honor Medal for her lifetime of commitment to and achievement in pharmacy. She will be honored at the upcoming APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in March.

Now Accepting Applications for the AACP Walmart Scholars Program

The 2014 AACP Walmart Scholars Program will provide $1,000 scholarships for up to 85 student-faculty pairs from AACP member institutions to attend the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting in Grapevine, Texas, July 26–30. Application materials are available on the AACP Web site and are due by Friday, Feb. 14, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Questions? Contact walmartscholars@aacp.org.

Final Call for AJPE’s Next Editor

AACP invites applications for the position of editor of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, Jan. 15, or until the position is filled. View the complete position description and submission details on the AACP Web site.

Renew by Jan. 31 to Keep Your Membership Active

Renew online today to continue receiving the invaluable benefits of an AACP membership. In order to submit Annual Meeting program and poster proposals, you must be an AACP member. You’ll continue to benefit from the many resources, programs and opportunities—all designed to promote your professional development and success. Visit the AACP Web site to see a full list of individual membership benefits and renew your membership today.

2014 Innovations in Teaching Competition Now Open

AACP invites applications from individual members for the 2014 Innovations in Teaching Competition. Applications take the form of course portfolios describing innovative approaches to the teaching, learning, or assessment processes in a course; component of a course; or continuing professional education. Winners will present at the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting. The portfolio submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 7, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Please visit the AACP Web site for more information.

Applicant Call for the 2014 Award for Excellence in Assessment

The call for applications to the 2014 Award for Excellence in Pharm.D. Program-Level Assessment is now open. This award recognizes outstanding curricular assessment programs for their progress in developing and applying evidence of outcomes as part of the ongoing evaluation and improvement of pharmacy education. Submissions are due Friday, Feb. 14, at 5:00 p.m. EST. For submission criteria, visit the AACP Web site.

Brief PAC Survey on School Collaborations with Pharmacy Technician Programs

The 2014 AACP Professional Affairs Committee has been charged with recommending strategies to develop collaborations between schools/colleges of pharmacy and pharmacy technician education/training programs. The inquiry should take no more than 10 minutes to complete and can be found on the AACP Web site. Please direct any questions to Lynette Bradley-Baker, AACP staff liaison for the PAC.

Nominate an Outstanding Preceptor at Your School

AACP’s new Master Preceptor Recognition Program will nationally recognize preceptors, who are not full-time employees of a pharmacy school, for their sustained commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice. Application materials must be submitted to AACP by Friday, Jan. 31, at 5:00 p.m. EST. For more information, visit the AACP Web site.

COF Call For Position Nominations

The Council of Faculties seeks nominations from members for two elected positions beginning in July 2015: chair-elect and secretary. Please see the calls for nominations, which include links describing the roles and responsibilities of each position, as well as submission information. Submissions are due Friday, Feb. 7.

Call for Annual Meeting Research/Education Poster Abstracts

The Council of Sections invites AACP members to submit research and education poster abstracts for the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting Poster Session on Sunday, July 27, and Monday, July 28, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. If you are interested in submitting an abstract for the 2014 Annual Meeting, it must be submitted online via the AACP submission Web site by Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 11:59 p.m. PST. More information is available on the AACP Web site.

Call for Annual Meeting Roundtable Discussion Topics

Members are invited to submit topics for the three, one-hour roundtable discussion sessions on July 27–29 during the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting. Roundtables are informal discussions of pressing current topics important to the Academy. They provide a venue to both share and learn from educators from other colleges and schools of pharmacy. More information can be found on the AACP Web site. Please submit your topic online by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Partner Organizations


The Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health, in partnership with Script Your Future, is offering free resources to help educate community members on using medications as directed. Resource previews and an order form are available on the USA.gov Web site.

ASCP Foundation
Applications for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation’s Parkinson’s disease pharmacotherapy traineeship are due by Monday, June 2. Application materials can be found on the ASCP Foundation Web site. The 2014 session takes place from Nov. 3–6.

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning is seeking submissions for a special issue on problem-based learning in health professions education. A proposal of up to 1,000 words is due on Friday, Jan. 31. For more information, access the IJPBL Web site or email guest editors Xun Ge, Lourdes Planas or Kun Huang.

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