Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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President's Message

Your First Job as a Pharmacist

Whether you are fresh out of school or have just completed your residency, your first job as a pharmacist will have a major impact on the type of career you have. What should you look for? Your...
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Directly Speaking

Transition of Care: A View from the Other Side

Transition of care is not a new term – it’s been around for many years. It’s not a catch phrase, buzzwords or marketing term. It is something we’ve been talking about for a...
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Join Us in Charting a Bold Course for Illinois Pharmacy!

What does the word “bold” mean to you? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “not afraid of... read more...

Meet the 2014 ICHP Student Pharmacist Intern

by Kelly Delehanty, P3, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy at Rockford

Hi, my name is Kelly Rose Delehanty and I am the Illinois Council of Health-system Pharmacists pharmacy student summer... read more...

It's Back! The Auction With a Twist

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

Summer is almost here! Before we know it, the ICHP Annual Meeting will be here too and the return of the ICHP Pharmacy... read more...

Medication Safety Pearl

Implementation of an Electronic Profile Card for Chemotherapy Preparation

by Sarah Engberg, PharmD, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL

Children’s Hospital of Illinois is a pediatric hospital within OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria,... read more...

New Practitioners Network

Precepting: A PGY2 Pharmacy Resident’s Perspective

by Ryan Szynkarek, PharmD, PGY2 Resident at the University of Chicago Medical Center

As a nearly finished PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Resident, I am proud to say that I am the product of over 30... read more...

The GAS From Springfield

Are we there yet?

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

Yes, kids, we are there. The spring 2014 session of the 98th General Assembly has been adjourned. Your life, liberty and... read more...

Cultivating Communication

by Katherine Sencion, P2, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

As future pharmacists, communication is a necessary skill that we ought to continuously work on. We have all learned the... read more...

Pura Vida

by HollyAnn Russell, P4, Professional Practice Chair, SIUE School of Pharmacy

Pura Vida! This is something one would hear daily upon traveling to Costa Rica. It translates into, “the pure... read more...

A Student Pharmacist’s Introduction to MTM

by Akorede Dada, P3, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) defines Medication Therapy Management (MTM) as services that seek to enhance... 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 Seema Patel Lindsey Westerhof Nadia Tancredi Helen Afolarin Katherine... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

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

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Thursday, July 3 Champion Webinar: Women's... read more...