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Directly Speaking

The Measles: I've Had Them, You and Your Kids Don't Want Them!

It helps that I was born in 1953!  Back in first grade, 1959, there was no MMR vaccine.  There was no influenza vaccine and even the oral polio vaccine was 4 years away.  So it was...
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President's Message

Making Your Impact Last

As this is my final message to you as President, please indulge me in being a bit reflective over the past year.  We started this year by asking ourselves if we were ready to truly have an...
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Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights of the July 2019 Meeting

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The July 9th Meeting of the Board of Pharmacy was held at the Michael A. Bilandic Building at 160 N LaSalle in downtown... read more...

Government Affairs Report

Fourteen Pharmacy Bills Make It Through!

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The General Assembly has adjourned until the Fall Veto session with a very productive spring session under their... read more...

Marketing Affairs

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue - How Can Marketing Affairs Continue to Serve You?

by Bernice Man, PharmD, BCPS - ICHP Director of Marketing Affairs - Practice Coordinator, Specialty Pharmacy; Northwestern Medicine

The Division of Marketing Affairs would like to keep the ICHP membership updated on our recent activities! For those who... read more...

ICHP Leadership Spotlight Interview - Meet Brian!

Brian Cryder, PharmD, BCACP, CACP

What is your Leadership position in ICHP? Chair of the Ambulatory Care Network Where is your Practice site?... read more...

ICHP Leadership Spotlight Interview - Meet Andrew!

Andrew Merker, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, AAHIVP

What is your Leadership position in ICHP?Northern Illinois Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Secretary Where is... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations!  A big round of applause to our fellow ICHP Members!  We celebrate you!   Great Job... read more...

Educational Affairs

Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Recalls: What Did We Learn?

by Tomasz Jurga, PharmD - Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

Background The Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) recalls have been an issue of concern for healthcare practitioners and... read more...

Educational Affairs

Call for Posters!

Are you working on a project that others could learn from?  Please consider sharing the outcomes with your... read more...

Professional Affairs

Pharmacist's Role in Suicide Awareness and Prevention

by Jen Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP Associate Professor - Midwestern University; Clinical Pharmacist - AdvocateAuroraHealth; Maggie Lau, PharmD PGY-1 Resident VA San Diego Healthcare System

Background Suicide is a global public health concern resulting in close to 800,000 deaths every year which is equivalent... read more...

New Practitioners Network

Making the Most of Mentorship: Advice for how to Maintain a Mentor Relationship

by Abby Lodico, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL; W. Justin Moore, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL

The benefits of a mentor-mentee relationship are limitless, and include networking opportunities, camaraderie, and... read more...

Make Your Plans -

Pharmacy Month, Week and Day are Approaching!

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

October is National Pharmacy Month.  The third full week in October, the 21st through the 27th, is National Hospital... read more...

Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force Report - June

Recommendations Finally Get a Vote!

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 19th the Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force met in Chicago and Springfield, as... read more...

Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force Report - July

More Recommendations Get a Vote!

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

On Tuesday, July 9th the Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force met in Chicago and Springfield as usual.  Following... read more...

PTCB'S Recertification Process is Now Easier and Faster

CPhTs Need to have an NABP E-Profile ID Before Recertifying

Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) live busy lives both inside and outside the pharmacy. PTCB has been working to... read more...

We Need Your Feedback!

Did you know the print version of KeePosted is on a six-issue trial?  We need your feedback as we determine which... read more...

Join us for the 2019 ICHP Annual Meeting

Impact Patient Care

Join us for the 2019 ICHP Annual Meeting! September 12-14, 2019 Drury Lane Conference Center Oakbrook Terrace,... read more...

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Discovering Serendipity: Reflections of a Third-Year Pharmacy Student

by Honey Joseph, PS3, ICHP Membership Chair Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

I did not always dream of becoming a pharmacist. Growing up in India, where the Doctor of Pharmacy degree was not even... read more...

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

Meet the New E-Board and why we Chose to be a Part of ICHP-SSHP

by Jeremy Fernandez Balingit, PS-2, SSHP President Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

The new ICHP-SSHP E-board is excited for the school year to start and is eager to brainstorm new and great ideas. SSHP is... read more...

Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy

Interprofessional Health Screening Events at RFU

by Rita Piro, PS-3, ICHP Vice President Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science College of Pharmacy

Pharmacists are integral members of interdisciplinary health care teams found in community, hospital, and industry... read more...

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

Meet the Executive Board

by Justin Shiau, P2, President-Elect SIUE School of Pharmacy

The summer is just getting started and what better way to kick it off than with a big welcome for the 2019-2020 Executive... read more...

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

"It's OK not to be OK" De-Stigmatizing Conversations Surrounding our Mental Health

by Josiah Baker, P3, PharmD Candidate, ICHP Student Chapter President University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 4 people will experience one or more mental health crises during their... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Members Joined in AprilArti Aravindan - Recruited by Alexis TandykMaureen Barnes-IsraelNatasha Brown - Recruited... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund

Contributors

Pharmacy Action Fund (As of 7.1.19) read more...

Upcoming Events

For more information on upcoming events, please visit: www.ichpnet.org/events/calendar/ Upcoming Events SANGAMISS CPE... read more...

Board of Directors

2018-2019

Noelle Chapman President 773-502-0928 E-mail Noelle Travis Hunerdosse Immediate Past... read more...

Contents

Columns

Directly Speaking

President's Message

Board of Pharmacy Update

Government Affairs Report

Marketing Affairs

ICHP Leadership Spotlight Interview - Meet Brian!

ICHP Leadership Spotlight Interview - Meet Andrew!

ICHPeople

Educational Affairs

Educational Affairs

Professional Affairs

New Practitioners Network

Features

Make Your Plans -

Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force Report - June

Collaborative Pharmaceutical Task Force Report - July

PTCB'S Recertification Process is Now Easier and Faster

We Need Your Feedback!

Join us for the 2019 ICHP Annual Meeting

College Connection

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

More

Welcome New Members!

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund

Upcoming Events

Board of Directors

ICHP Membership Application

Regularly Scheduled Network Meetings

Chicago Area Pharmacy Directors Network Dinner
3rd Thursday of Odd Months
5:30pm

Regularly Scheduled Division and Committee Calls

Executive Committee
Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Educational Affairs
Third Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m.

Government Affairs
Third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

Marketing Affairs
Third Tuesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

Organizational Affairs
Fourth Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m.

Professional Affairs
Fourth Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.

New Practitioner Network
Second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Technology Committee
Second Friday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

Chicago Area Pharmacy Directors Network Dinner
Bi-monthly in odd numbered months with dates to be determined. Invitation only.

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