May 9, 2013 E-lert

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May 9, 2013 E-lert 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: AACP Academic Research Fellows Program

This year-long leadership program is designed to expand the capabilities of established faculty research scientists and administrators to cultivate collaborative team research and graduate education within and across institutions. Visit the AACP Web site for program information and application details. New application deadline: Wednesday, May 15, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Contact:

Annual Meeting Early-Bird Registration Closes May 31

Save at least $50 on entry to this year’s Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2013, by registering before Friday, May 31. This outstanding event, conveniently located just a short trip away in Chicago, is your best opportunity to explore cutting-edge topics with experts and colleagues from around the country.

Call for 2013 Annual Meeting Announcements

1. Teachers of the Year
AACP recognizes outstanding faculty at regular and associate member colleges and schools of pharmacy. The 2013 Teachers of the Year are selected by their institutions and submitted to AACP by their deans. Honorees will be listed in the 2013 Annual Meeting closing banquet program, and those in attendance will be recognized during the banquet and invited to a luncheon. CEO deans must use the online form to submit the names of nominated individual faculty members.

2. In Memoriam
During the first session of the House of Delegates, AACP will announce the names of our colleagues in the Academy who have passed away since July 2012. Please submit information—including photos, if available—for the In Memoriam announcement. All photos must be in .jpg or .tiff formats with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and maximum image size of 5 MB.

3. Changes in Dean Positions
AACP collects changes in all dean positions (CEO, associate, assistant, interim, etc.). CEO dean updates are announced at the first session of the House of Delegates. All other individuals with new dean responsibilities, including associate and assistant deans, will be acknowledged during the Council of Deans meeting.

All submissions are due Wednesday, May 29, at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Please submit one form per teacher, In Memoriam and dean change. Submissions for Teachers of the Year received after this time will not be printed in the banquet program. Contact: Melinda D. Colón at 703-739-2330 ext. 1012.

Dual Degree Students: Apply by May 15 for Scholarship Opportunity

Applications will be accepted for the Express Scripts Scholars Program until Wednesday, May 15, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. The program will provide four (4) $10,000 scholarships each year to enrolled dual degree students. The awarded students are given $2,500 per semester for four consecutive semesters, totaling $10,000 over two years. For application instructions, please visit the AACP Web site. Contact:

UPDATED: Explore Research Funding Opportunities

AACP’s Research Funding Opportunities page provides links for members to directly search for funding opportunities and deadlines in chosen research fields. These include federal agencies, non-federal research associations and foundations, and a section of additional funding opportunities that may not be broadly distributed. These additional grants will be updated periodically.

Deadlines and Reminders

Academic Research Fellows Program (ARFP) Deadline
May 15

Express Scripts Scholars Program Deadline
May 15

2013 Annual Meeting Announcement Submissions Deadline
May 29

2013 Annual Meeting Early-Bird Registration Deadline
May 31

Partner Organizations

The Institute of Medicine’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education is conducting a free Webcast, “Establishing a Transdisciplinary Professionalism for Health,” on May 14-15.

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. have joined forces for a four-part Webinar series on health plan strategies for the improvement of Medicare star ratings. The second part of the series takes place June 6.

Georgetown University Medical Center’s PharmedOut project is holding its 4th Annual Conference, “Medical Behavior in a Commercial World: Who Is Responsible?” at Georgetown University on June 6-7

The International Association of Medical Science Educators is seeking manuscripts regarding interprofessional education for its Medical Science Educator journal. Manuscripts should be submitted to by June 15.

On July 25-26, Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools is conducting a professional development and data systems workshop in Bethesda, Md., for junior faculty, postdoctoral students, and doctoral students interested in Hispanic health research.

The Board of Pharmacy Specialties is calling for nominations for pharmacists and board certified pharmacists to serve on its Critical Care Pharmacy and Pediatric Pharmacy Specialty Councils. Nomination materials must be received by Aug. 2.

The International Pharmaceutical Federation has announced its
5th Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress will take place in Melbourne, Australia, April 13–16, 2014. For more information, visit the FIP Web site.

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