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2017-18 APhA-APPM Standing Committee Member Volunteer Interest Form

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Position Title: APhA-APPM Standing Committee Member

Volunteers Needed: 6-10 per committee

Work Location: Remote- Teleconference and e-mail communication required

Impact: Benefits of becoming an Academy volunteer include opportunities to provide input on programs and products offered by the Association, support the profession by addressing emerging issues, learn about new and innovative research and practice initiatives, and promote the role of the pharmacist in enhancing patient care. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • APhA-APPM Awards Standing Committee: The APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Awards Standing Committee is charged to (1) evaluate existing awards presented under the aegis of the Association and APhA-APPM; (2) select the recipients annually for the APhA-APPM Awards; (3) recommend new awards if it is concluded that such award(s) serve a major Academy wide purpose;  (4) recommend the merger of or the retirement of previously established Awards; and (5) review the procedures and materials soliciting nominees for various APhA-APPM Awards and make recommendations on how these may be improved.
  • APhA-APPM Communications Standing Committee: APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Communication Standing Committee is designed to assist the Academy and Staff in a variety of tasks designed to ensure that communications and information is of value to members. This includes, but is not limited to: providing feedback on APhA Academy-related communications (e.g. Academy Insider e-newsletter) & Academy content on www.pharmacist.com; identifying topics and members to author JAPhA articles on behalf of the Academy; promoting Academy and Association wide Awards; actively engaging, promoting & increasing member awareness of and involvement in established APhA-APPM Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and SIG Engage e-communities; assisting the Association in identifying topics & authors for publications; and promoting Association tools/resources/publications.
  • APhA-APPM Education Standing Committee: The APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Education Standing Committee is charged to (l) review and evaluate the Association's education programs in an effort to address the needs of the Association in general and pharmacist practitioners in particular; (2) recommend speakers, moderators, and education programs for APhA Annual Meetings and such other meetings as the Association may schedule which address the variety of issues and topics reflecting the dynamics of health care as it relates to the provision of pharmaceutical services; (3) recommend self‑study continuing education programs; (4) review the procedures and materials used to promote and report on education programs and make recommendations on how these may be improved; and (5) promote and actively participate in the APhA-APPM Contributed Papers Program (e.g. serve, and help identify members to serve, as an abstract reviewer, remediation reviewer and/or poster judge).
  • APhA-APPM Policy Standing Committee: The APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Policy Standing Committee is charged to (l) recommend policy issues to the APhA Board of Trustees for possible consideration by the Association's House of Delegates; (2) advise the Association whenever such advice is sought on policy issues related to pharmacy practice and management; (3) bring to the attention of the Association recommendations on policies which address the immediate and long range interests and concerns of the Association membership in general and the Academy membership in particular; and (4) serve, and help identify members to serve, as an Academy Delegate in the APhA House of Delegates.

Qualifications: No previous committee work required. 

Commitment: Committee volunteers are asked to serve for one year beginning at the conclusion of the APhA Annual Meeting. Committee meetings may be conducted by conference call, email communications, video, and/or in-person discussions depending on the committee. 

Orientation: Once the volunteers have been selected, committee chairs will schedule a call or send an email communication outlining your roles and responsibilities.