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  • Q&A: Barriers to residency project completion

    • Jan 9, 2024

    Q: 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: Time, Your Most Valuable Resource

    • Oct 24, 2023
    • Sarah Wong

    Have you ever wished there were more hours in the day? Days in the week? Weeks in the year? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but despite our wishing, there are still only 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week, and 52 weeks in a year. This fixed amount of time makes it even more prudent to be judicious of where and how we spend it.

  • A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Trainee: Career or Family

    • May 30, 2023
    • Reham Awad

    When applying to PGY1 residency programs as a fourth-year pharmacy student, I wasn’t sure if I would regret my decision... At that time, I was almost 22, and most of my Arab female classmates were engaged or married, or they already had children; I was still single.

  • Q&A: Getting started in research

    • May 16, 2023

    How can I get off on the right foot with respect to conducting research early in my career?

  • A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Trainee: The Importance of Relationships

    • May 2, 2023

    New pharmacists who pursue residency have the opportunity to travel to unfamiliar locations and gain a better sense of pharmacy practice outside what they are familiar with. Although new relationships are certainly cultivated at these PGY1 institutions, those who match for a PGY2 may have to start the process all over again.

  • Q&A: Peer Review Demystified

    • Apr 18, 2023

    High-quality peer review is important to the scientific and medical literature to ensure the validity and integrity of the publication process.

  • A Day in the Life of a Postgraduate Trainee: “Stayin’ Alive”

    • Apr 4, 2023

    We all learned it, “Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive.” Administer 30 chest compressions to every two breaths. Hands centered on the chest, shoulders directly over hands; elbows locked out, depth 2 inches, allowing for chest recoil. Sounds easy until you need to put it into action.

  • Q&A: How should I modify my curriculum vitae?

    • Feb 14, 2023

    Now that I am a resident looking toward more training or finding a job, how should I modify my curriculum vitae?

  • 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 Day in the Life: The Peaks and Troughs of Residency

    • Sep 19, 2022
    • Emily Griffith

    When I started residency, I was full of excitement and confidence that I would be able to conquer the chaotic nature of my PGY1 year...I did not expect to struggle with the shocking highs and lows of the residency year and the toll it took on my mental health.

  • 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).

  • Clinical Spotlight: Infectious Disease Spotlight – The University of Illinois

    • Aug 1, 2022
    • Cheng Yu (Yvonne) Yen, Pharm.D. Candidate 2022

    Learn about Alan E. Gross, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCIDP, BCPS, a clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. He is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and a board-certified infectious diseases pharmacist.