October 18, 2013

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October 18, 2013 

Last Chance: Call for ASHP COC Candidates

AACP is seeking candidates for a three-year term of service on the ASHP Commission on Credentialing (COC). Candidates should submit both a hard copy and PDF versions of the requested materials to AACP no later than today at 11:59 p.m. EDT. View the complete call on the AACP Web siteQuestions? Contact Lynette R. Bradley-Baker.

Save the Date for the 2014 Interim Meeting

The 2014 Interim Meeting will be held Feb. 8-11 in Arlington, Va. The theme of this year’s meeting is dedicated to individual leadership with a focus on initiating partnerships and inspiring innovation. Stay tuned for more information about the meeting including registration dates and a schedule-at-a-glance.

Kaplan Test Prep Named Official AACP PCAT Prep Provider

AACP has named Kaplan Test Prep as its official test prep provider for the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT). The announcement comes in conjunction with the launch of the AACP and Kaplan Test Prep co-sponsored Foundations of the Future Pharmacist Program, which seeks to make PCAT prep more accessible to all students. As part of this program, Kaplan will significantly reduce tuition for its PCAT prep programs, offer more tuition assistance, and give 250 scholarships to AACP to award at its own discretion.

Get Ready to Vote in the 2013 AACP Elections

To help you prepare, the online Guide to Elections, Membership and Awards includes information about all the candidates plus statements by the president-elect nominees. In this guide you’ll also find a membership renewal heads-up as well as a call for award nominations. Polls open Nov. 1 and close Dec. 2 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

AACP Accepting APPE Student Applications

AACP is accepting applications for APPE students who wish to complete a rotation and learn more about association work. Applications for rotations occurring in fall 2014 and spring 2015 are due by Friday, Nov. 1. For more information, see past student reflections at the AACP APPE student blog and visit the AACP Web site. Contact: appe@aacp.org.

Deadlines and Reminders

ASHP Commission on Credentialing Candidate Deadline
Oct. 18

APPE Student AACP Rotation Application Deadline
Nov. 1

AACP Online Polls Open
Nov. 1

AACP Online Polls Close
Dec. 2

Int’l Program Survey System Participation Registration Deadline
Dec. 20

2014 AACP Interim Meeting
Feb. 8–11

Partner Organizations

FDA
The Food and Drug Administration seeks your participation on its Advisory Committees. As science experts, pharmacy faculty are excellent candidates for these volunteer opportunities. Current vacancies on FDA Advisory Committees can be found on the FDA Web site.

NAS
The National Academies has issued a call for candidates to enroll in its 2014 Jefferson Science Fellows program. Working with the Department of State and USAID, the program engages the academic community in the design and implementation of U.S. foreign policy. The deadline for the upcoming program year is Jan. 13. For more information, visit the National Academies Web site.

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