January 29, 2010 E-lert

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January 29, 2010 E-lert 

2010 Interim Meeting is Right around the Corner!

Want to attend the 2010 AACP Interim Meeting but didn’t have time to register online? Don’t worry! On-site registration will be available during the conference. The AACP registration and information desk will be located in the Grand Ballroom Foyer on the first floor of the Crystal Gateway Marriott and open during the following times:

  • Saturday, February 6   3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 7     7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 8    7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 9    7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

AACP Membership Registration Is Extended

The last day to renew your membership is Feb. 15, 2010. As a member, you know all the great benefits, services and opportunities you receive from your membership: achievement awards, publications, research grants, curriculum resources and leadership development programs. To ensure these benefits continue, visit the AACP Web site today to renew your membership online.

AACP Wal-Mart Scholars Program - Have them Apply Today!

The 2010 AACP Wal-Mart Scholars Program will provide $1,000 scholarships to 65 student-faculty pairs from AACP member institutions to attend the 2010 AACP Annual Meeting and Teachers Seminar in Seattle, Wash., July 10-14. Information and application materials can be found on the AACP Web site and are due at AACP by 5:00 p.m. EST on Feb. 15, 2010. Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer L. Athay.

Profile of Pharmacy Faculty Now Available Online

AACP members can now access the 2009-2010 Profile of Pharmacy Faculty by visiting the AACP Web site. The digital publication contains important demographics about pharmacy education, including information about faculty by discipline, as well as data about salary, tenure and rank.

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. Nomination and application materials are available on the AACP Web site. Up to 30 Fellows will be selected to participate in 2010-11. The application deadline is March 5, 2010. For questions about the program contact Dr. Kenneth W. Miller or Dr. Arlene A. Flynn.

Deadlines and Reminders        

  • 2010 Interim Meeting
    Feb. 7-Feb. 10, 2010
  • 2010 Annual Meeting Abstracts due
    Feb. 16, 2010
  • 2010 Annual Meeting Roundtable Topics due
    Feb. 24, 2010
  • Academic Leadership Fellows Program Applications due
    March 5, 2010
  • Volunteer for AACP Committees
    March 17, 2010
  • 2010 Annual Meeting School Poster Abstracts due
    March 24, 2010
  • American Pharmacy Educator Week Discoveries due
    April 1, 2010

Partner Organizations


The following funding opportunities are available through AHRQ:


APTR is recruiting pharmacy students to apply for the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. The program brings interested pharmacy and other health professions students to Washington, D.C. for a 3-day symposium to introduce them to public health and to guide them in the execution of a health promotion project at their home institutions. To apply, visit the APTR Web site. The application deadline is Feb. 8, 2010.


The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders is hosting a Sex Differences and Implications for Translational Neuroscience Research Workshop to explore the key principles and strategies used by basic translational researchers and industry in studying sex differences in the neurosciences for the therapy development pathway. To provide information to the planning committee in written form, please e-mail Sarah Hanson, associate program officer.  


Improving medical education requires methodical assessment and analysis, similar to research performed to improve the quality of medical care. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) will focus on this important topic with the next theme issue on medical education, which will be published in September 2010. JAMA invites authors to submit manuscripts related to all aspects of the educational process. Manuscripts received by March 1, 2010 will have the best chance for consideration for publication in the medical education theme issue. For more information, including instructions for authors, visit the JAMA Web site.


The NIH National Center for Research Resources along with the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) consortium presents the CTSA Industry Forum: Promoting Efficient and Effective Collaborations among Academia, Government and Industry, Feb. 17-18, 2010 at the Natcher Conference Center in Bethesda, Md. To register by Feb. 5, 2010, visit the conference Web site. Poster abstracts are requested by Feb. 1, 2010.


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