Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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President's Message

Mentorship

Recently, I received a very nice note from a student thanking me for taking the time to write letters of recommendation for her. I had worked with her in several different capacities during her...
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Directly Speaking

License Renewal Time Is Here!

March is a special month for many of us. It hosts St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness, often Easter and Passover, the first signs of spring and license renewal for pharmacy technicians and...
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March is Illinois Poison Prevention Month!

Pharmacists can play a big role in preventing harm!

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

Every year over 80,000 calls are made to the Illinois Poison Center and over 4 million to poison centers nationwide. In... read more...

Be a “Leader of the PAC”!

by Scott Meyers, Executive Vice President

Join the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (ICHP’s Political Action Committee) in East Peoria on Friday night, April 8th... read more...

Government Affairs Report

What We Know

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

It’s early February and no 2016 Illinois budget is in sight. The chasm between the Governor and the Democratic... read more...

Leadership Profile

Margie Villareal-Florees, CPhT

Trace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained / worked, any special accomplishments?  I... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations to Miriam Mobley-Smith who has been named Director of Strategic Alliances for the Pharmacy Technician... read more...

Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights from the January 2016 Meeting

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The January 12th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center at Randolph and LaSalle Streets in... read more...

Professional Affairs Division – Best Practice

Resident Involvement in Transition of Care Services

by Anne Misher, PharmD, Brooke Baltz-Ward, PharmD, BCPS, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Transitions of care between healthcare settings has become a focus area to improve patient care, reduce hospital... read more...

New Practitioners Network

From Student to Teacher: Perspectives of a New Practitioner

by Heather E. Fields, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy; Reviewed by Milena McLaughlin, PharmD, MSc, BCPS, AAHIVP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

New practitioners are very familiar with the role of a student. We have endured many years of education and training to... read more...

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

Standing with Greatness

by Whitney Breweur, P3 President

My heart was pounding in my chest as the bus inched closer and closer to the enormous conference building where I would... read more...

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Finding Your Passion in Pharmacy

by Nancy Koo, P3

As I prepare to make the next dose of midazolam for my pediatric patient, I thought to myself “she has been here... read more...

Welcome New Members!

Mew Member Recruiter Kyle Jones Leigh Moffett Jennifer Austin Bernadine Jones Seunghee Hwang ... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

JENNIFER PHILLIPS President630-515-7167 jphillips@midwestern.edu  LINDA FRED  Immediate Past... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between February 1, 2015 and February 1, 2016. Giving categories reflect each person's... read more...

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Tuesday, February 9, 2016 |... read more...