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Pharmacy Education Ushers in New Era of Healthcare Delivery at AACP’s Dallas-area Annual Meeting

Companies mentioned in this article: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

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What:

Pharmacy faculty, administrators, staff and students will convene at the AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2014.

 

When:

July 26-30, 2014
 

Where:

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas
 

Who:

Ian Morrison, Ph.D., author, consultant, futurist

Atul Butte, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the Division of Systems Medicine at Stanford University

 

Cost:

Free to credentialed members of the press
 

Information:

  • Keynote speaker Dr. Ian Morrison will focus on the political, economic and strategic changes in healthcare, including possible scenarios and how we can prepare for the future.
  • At this year’s Science Plenary, Dr. Atul Butte will explore how “big data” will change future healthcare practice and research. He’ll share his insight on who is collecting this data, what they are doing with the information they aggregate and what it means for healthcare.
  • Professions Quest, LLC, a new company created by AACP, will preview its first educational game, Mimycx.
  • Attendees will learn about the growing utilization of mobile medical applications in clinical pharmacy practice and their role as clinical tools at the session, Hands on with Medical Mobile Apps: Teaching Students Evaluation Techniques via a Workshop.
  • 3D printing will be highlighted at the session, Using 3D Printing for Teaching in the Pharmacy Curriculum, including the benefits and costs of incorporating 3D printers into classes to engage student pharmacists.

To register, contact Stephanie Saunders Fouch, senior advisor, outreach and communications, at 301-651-2129. Stay connected with AACP on Twitter (#PharmEd14) and Facebook.

About AACP

Founded in 1900, AACP is the national organization representing the interests of pharmacy education. AACP is comprised of all accredited colleges and schools with pharmacy degree programs, including more than 6,400 faculty, 62,500 students enrolled in professional programs and 5,100 individuals pursuing graduate study. To learn more about AACP, visit www.aacp.org.


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Contact:

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
Stephanie Saunders Fouch, 301-651-2129