Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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Board of Pharmacy Update

President's Message

Is Your Practice Evidence-Based?

I had the opportunity to attend an awards ceremony a few years back and found myself seated with a hospital administrator and several leaders from other healthcare fields during dinner. Usually...
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Directly Speaking

It’s been a great trip so far!

An email in jest from a good friend took me down a rabbit hole and got me thinking about what my life would have been without ICHP. It’s been 22 years in May, since I became ICHP’s...
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Do You Know an Outstanding Mentor?

ICHP Seeks Nominees for the 2014 Amy Lodolce Mentorship Award

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

Last year, ICHP created the Amy Lodolce Mentorship award as a memorial to Amy Lodolce, a University of Illinois at... read more...

Do You Know an Outstanding Illinois Pharmacist?

ICHP Pharmacist of the Year Nominees Sought

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

ICHP is looking for the best of the best for the 2014 Pharmacist of the Year Award Recipient! You should recognize some... read more...

It’s an Award for the Brightest of Our Rising Stars!

New Practitioner Leadership Award Nominees Sought

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

ICHP has been blessed with a wealth of rising stars in the pharmacy world, and we’re looking for one of the... read more...

Educational Affairs

Is Using the Number of Patient Medications the Best Strategy for Identifying Patients at Risk for Hospital Re-admission Within 30 Days?

by Ed Rainville, MS Pharm, Clinical Pharmacy Manager, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Although previous studies have shown an association between the number of medications patients take and medication errors... read more...

Leadership Profile

Ana B. Fernandez, CPhT

Where did you grow up and go to school?  I was born and raised in Chicago and attended Harold Washington College... read more...

Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights from the May Meeting

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The May 13th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. These are the highlights of... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations to Alexandra Habanek and Nadiyah Chaudhary on winning student awards at University of Illinois College of... read more...

The GAS From Springfield

For the General Assembly It’s May Madness!

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

The month of May brings a flurry of activity and a rush to the finish-line for the Illinois General Assembly. Finishing... read more...

New Practitioners Network

ICHP New Practitioners Network Serves Brunch at the Ronald McDonald House

by Erika Hellenbart, PharmD, BCPS and Emma Carroll P3 Student, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Ronald McDonald House in Chicago opened its doors in June of 2012 after moving from its former location in Lincoln... read more...

My First Experience at Legislative Day

by Amber Finney P2, SSHP Secretary, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy’s (RUCOP) Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy focuses on enhancing... read more...

Meals from the Heart – A Reflection from the Heart

by Carrie Park, P2, ICHP Historian, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

As a second year pharmacy student, I can say that my daily life consists of all things pharmacy: attending lectures,... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

MIKE FOTIS President michael.fotis@northwestern.edu  TOM WESTERKAMP Immediate Past... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Claudia Muldoon Carolyn Spiegel Nicole Vivacqua Rick Szparkowski Jenny... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014. Giving categories reflect each person's cumulative... read more...

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Tuesday, July 1 Deadline for submissions 2014... read more...