EXPERTS IN TRAINING
NEWS FOR RESIDENT, FELLOW, & GRADUATE STUDENT MEMBERS OF ACCP
MEMBERSHIP HIGHLIGHT Access an ACCP Mentor As a resident, fellow, or graduate student member of ACCP, you have an opportunity to develop a mentor-‐ mentee relaHonship with an established professional outside your training program. Mentors are ACCP member volunteers with at least 5 years of professional work experience. Beginning August 10, 2015, you can search for and select a mentor who matches your therapeuHc and geographic interests. As a mentee, you will have the opportunity to receive career and professional development guidance, including direcHon on job hunHng and interviewing, feedback on CV and le[er of interest wriHng, and advice on publishing, promoHon, and research funding. Click to access an ACCP mentor.
Hire Me!! …Please?! What if I say “Pre[y please”? Will that help? Applying to jobs is downright, no good, throw-‐mud-‐in-‐your-‐face-‐and-‐make-‐you-‐ feel-‐worthless, terrible. I am an admin resident. I thought, for sure, leadership posiHons would never be saturated. With my degree of professional drive and stunning smile– high heel combo, employers would be jumping at the chance to take me on. Right?! … wrong. See more Please direct comments on this resident blog post to [email protected]
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DATES & DEADLINES August 10 ACCP Mentoring Program opens August 24 ApplicaHons due for ACCP Global Conference Resident/ Fellow Travel Awards September 11 2015 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy early registraHon deadline October 2 2015 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy late registraHon deadline October 17-‐21 2015 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE AMBULATORY CARE PRN
Q & A
ACCP PracHce and Research Networks (PRNs) were established to connect focused groups of clinical pharmacists to enhance professional support and collaboraHon. They each maintain an e-‐mail list for members to discuss key informaHon in their ﬁelds, and their leadership prepares educaHonal sessions to be delivered each year at the ACCP Annual MeeHng. The PRNs amplify the voices of their members, allowing them to inform and guide ACCP policy from the clinician level.
What common barriers to residency project compleHon and publicaHon should I be aware of and therefore avoid?
The Ambulatory Care PRN is composed of pharmacists from a diverse array of outpaHent sedngs with a parHcular emphasis on the provision of primary care for chronic diseases. It was one of the ﬁrst two PRNs established in 1992 and is now the third-‐largest PRN with a total of 2241 acHve members, including 222 See more
Will Forkum, Pharm.D. PGY2 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System VA, Nashville, TN
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