Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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President's Message

Presidential Inaugural Address - Leadership: It’s Not Just for Leaders

As I stand here looking out over the crowd, it warms my heart to see so many people who have played such a pivotal role in my career. As a student and a pharmacy technician, I was fortunate to...
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Directly Speaking

How Do You Manage Your Own Life-Long Learning?

At the end of October, I had the opportunity to participate in ACPE’s CPE Summit. The Summit was a brief look back at the first 40 years of continuing pharmacy education and then a deep dive...
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Let's Get Personal

We want to stay in touch and help you get the most out of your ICHP membership! Share your personal email with us so... read more...

New Practitioners Network

Team ICHP Helped Stomp out T1DM at the Annual JDRF Walk

by Rebecca Castner, PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Ambulatory Care, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

The NPN continued its annual tradition of participation in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk this... read more...

Professional Affairs - Medication Safety Pearl

Update on the New FDA Pregnancy Categories

by Sibel Islamoglu, PharmD Candidate; Anne Misher, PharmD, PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Resident; Jennifer Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Introduction On June 30, 2015, changes to drug labeling of pregnancy and lactation sections were implemented to deliver... read more...

ICHPeople

ICHP was very sad to hear of the passing of past ICHP member, Toby Clark. Toby is the former Director of Pharmacy at... read more...

Leadership Profile

Brandi Strader, Pharm.D.

What is your current leadership position in ICHP? I just completed my term as the New Practitioners Network (NPN)... read more...

Government Affairs Report

Time to Review Federal Regs and Standards

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

While the Illinois Budget stalemate continues, there are a few issues to report on in this month’s Government... read more...

High Risk Readmission Program: A Rotation Experience

by Kelsea Caruso, PS-4, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

In 2012, Medicare implemented a Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to avoid preventable hospital readmissions... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Andrew Bolis Vishal Kumar Claire Suh Kristel Apolinario Hai... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

Election Results President-elect Charlene Hope Secretary-elect Katherine Miller Director-elect, Educational... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between November 1, 2014 and November 1, 2015. Giving categories reflect each person's... read more...

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | 12:00pm and Tuesday,... read more...