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  • Q&A: Job Interviews

    • Jan 24, 2023
    • Daniel Longyhore, Pharm.D., M.S., BCACP

    What are the most important things I should know about job interviews? How do they differ from residency interviews?

  • A Closer Look at the Immunology/Transplantation PRN

    • Dec 20, 2022
    • Cece Wong, Pharm.D., BCTXP; Anne (Annie) K. Thorndyke, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCTXP

    The Immunology/Transplantation (IMTR) PRN, founded in 1993, is a professional home for solid organ transplant clinical practice, networking, education, and research for its members.

  • Q&A: Maintaining appropriate work-life balance

    • Dec 13, 2022
    • Deborah S. Bondi, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS

    Deborah Bondi, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCPPS, pediatric clinical coordinator, NICU clinical pharmacy specialist, and PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program director at The University of Chicago Medicine, Comer Children's Hospital answers the question: How can I attain or maintain appropriate work-life balance during postgraduate training and throughout my career?

  • A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Trainee – 340B Virtual Boot Camp

    • Nov 29, 2022
    • Amanda Giggy

    Pharmacy residents are faced with almost limitless opportunities to identify gaps in knowledge and devise plans to bridge those gaps. In particular, I was mystified by the details of the 340B program. How does our organization administer it, and how exactly do savings on outpatient drugs allow us to expand services? Trying to conduct my own research by slogging through HRSA’s website and other resources only left the picture muddier.

  • A Closer Look at the Pulmonary PRN

    • Oct 10, 2022

    The mission of the Pulmonary PRN is to advance awareness of evidence-based medical management for acute and chronic pulmonary disorders.

  • Q&A: Professional Development Advice

    • Oct 3, 2022
    • Christina Doligalski, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAST, BCPS, CPP

    Christina Doligalski, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAST, BCPS, CPP, clinical pharmacist practitioner, University of North Carolina Health Care, answers the question: What advice can you share for a successful clinical pharmacy career?

  • A Closer Look at the Health Outcomes PRN

    • Sep 12, 2022

    The PRN’s goals are as follows: 1.) Facilitate communication between ACCP members regarding developments in the application of outcomes and economics techniques in clinical practice, research, and educational environments 2.) Enhance the knowledge of ACCP members in the field of outcomes and economics

  • 2023–2024 On-Demand CV and LOI Review Services Now Available

    • Aug 29, 2022

    A well-written curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent (LOI) create a positive image to future selection committees or employers and distinguish the applicant from the rest of the crowd.

  • Call for Applications: 2023–2024 ACCP Professional Leadership APPE

    • Aug 22, 2022

    The ACCP APPE is designed to provide students pursuing a Pharm.D. degree with an opportunity to learn about leadership within a professional organization from the perspectives of both elected leaders and staff, with a syllabus incorporating both individual and group discussions, journal clubs, presentations, and writing projects.

  • Recruitment Events at the Global Conference to Include New Features

    • Aug 16, 2022

    The 2022 ACCP recruitment events at the Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy in San Francisco will include a Residency, Fellowship, and Graduate Program Showcase and an appointment-based Professional Placement Forum (PPF).

  • Q&A: What tactics or resources would you recommend to improve my public speaking skills?

    • Jul 11, 2022

    Dr. Brian Hemstreet provides tactics and considerations for making the most of your public speaking opportunities and shares how to develop and refine your public speaking skills.

  • A Closer Look at the Women's Health PRN

    • Jun 20, 2022

    The ACCP Women’s Health PRN aims to lead in patient care, education, training, and scholarship pertaining to women’s health while advocating women’s health issues in the public policy arena to ensure access to safe and effective health care services and medications.

  • Q&A: How can I pursue a career in management without neglecting the development of my clinical and research skills?

    • May 30, 2022
    • Debbie C. Byrd, Pharm.D., MBA

    Dr. Debbie Byrd answers the important question of how to pursue a career in management without neglecting the development of your clinical and research skills.

  • A Closer Look at the Ambulatory Care PRN

    • May 16, 2022

    The Ambulatory Care PRN consists of clinical pharmacists, postgraduate trainees, and students interested in ambulatory care across all practice settings. To make it one of the premier PRNs, the PRN has several committees that work throughout the year, including Advocacy, Budget, Communications, Education, Membership, Networking, Nominations, Research Process, Scholarly Activity, Resident/Fellow, and Student.

  • On Demand CV and LOI Review Service

    • May 5, 2022

    A well-written curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent (LOI) creates a positive image to future employers and distinguishes you from the rest of the applicants.

  • Clinical Pharmacy Professional Development: Advice for Postgrads

    • May 4, 2022

    ACCP understands the importance of planning for your postgraduate future. With the help of experts in the clinical pharmacy field, the ACCP Resident Advisory Committee has assembled an insightful discussion on professional development that will help you design a 10 year plan and motivate you to tackle it!

  • Q&A: As a new practitioner in a clinical role, what are the most important things to focus on in my first year of clinical pharmacy practice?

    • Apr 18, 2022
    • Kimberly L. Zitko, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP

    Your first year of clinical practice is a turning point in both your personal life and your professional life as a clinical pharmacist. It is finally the end of the residency experience, and you feel as if you can press play on other aspects of your life. As you transition into this new, exciting, and possibly overwhelming time, there are three key things to be mindful of during your first year in clinical practice.

  • A Closer Look at the Nephrology PRN

    • Apr 4, 2022

    The Nephrology PRN is made up of nephrology pharmacists practicing in internal medicine, ambulatory care, academia, research, the pharmaceutical industry, and more, with members located all around the world. The PRN was established in 1993 with 73 inaugural members. Today, the group has almost 200 members and consists of nephrology experts, newcomers, and everyone in between.

  • Q&A: How can I continue to identify research opportunities without the oversight of a preceptor or program director?

    • Feb 15, 2022
    • Mary Roth McClurg, Pharm.D., MHS, FCCP

    First, identifying research opportunities begins with a curious mind. Asking and identifying relevant research questions arises from inquisitiveness, which is often grounded in experiences and making connections among those experiences.

  • Q&A: Are some things negotiable when accepting a job offer? How do you negotiate without jeopardizing your job offer?

    • Jan 19, 2022
    • Curtis E. Haas, Pharm.D., FCCP

    Accepting your first post-training job is a big decision that can affect the trajectory of your career. Any reasonable employer recognizes the gravity of this decision for a young professional and should welcome and expect some reasonable degree of negotiation and discussion before finalizing acceptance of an offer.