Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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President's Message

President’s Year End Summary

My year of President of ICHP has come to a close. I am proud of all of the accomplishments made by the ICHP divisions, committees, and board of directors during the past year. I would like to...
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Directly Speaking

Reflections on 9/11

I’m writing this month’s column a few days in advance of the 15th anniversary of the attack on September 11, 2001. First it’s hard to believe that it has been 15 years already. I...
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2016 ICHP Annual Meeting is in the Books

Great Education, Great Awards, Great Networking, Great Crowds!

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The Annual Meeting is over but the buzz should continue for some time. This year’s event drew over 500 attendees... read more...

Attention ASHP Pharmacist Members

It’s Time to Elect Delegate to ASHP’s House

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The ASHP Summer meeting for 2017 will be held in Minneapolis and in 2018 it will be in Denver! ICHP needs to elect three... read more...

Time to Celebrate for Pharmacy!

October is National Pharmacy Month

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

Man, summer flew by this year and fall is quickly following.  October is here and with it, National Pharmacy Month,... read more...

ICHP Takes Major Action to Dissolve House of Delegates

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The ICHP House of Delegates voted to dissolve on Thursday evening, September 15th at the ICHP Annual Meeting. The... read more...

Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights from the September 2016 Meeting

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

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

Government Affairs Report

You’re Now Required to Report the Unsafe!

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

Senate Bill 3336 (SB3336) was signed by Governor Rauner on August 19th and pharmacy owners and Pharmacists-In-Charge... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations to ICHP member, Jennifer Splawski, PharmD, BCPS, for her recent book chapter on The Pharmacist's... read more...

2016 Best Practice Winner

MALDI-TOF Alone versus MALDI-TOF Combined with Real-Time Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions on Time to Optimal Antimicrobial Therapy in Patients with Positive Blood Cultures

by Maya Beganovic, PharmD

The 2016 Best Practice Award Winner, MALDI-TOF Alone versus MALDI-TOF Combined with Real-Time Antimicrobial... read more...

Leadership Profile

Virginia (“Ginny”) Nash, MS, PharmD, BCPS, CPE

What is your current leadership position in ICHP? I am Co-Chair of the Ambulatory Care Network What benefits do you... read more...

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Discovering Leadership through ICHP

by David Silva, P2, ICHP President-Elect

Reflecting on my first year in pharmacy school, people have always asked me why I chose to move all the way from sunny... read more...

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

My Journey into the Pharmacy Profession

by Jenifer Leja, P3, Secretary

Choosing to pursue a career as a pharmacist has been very challenging and rewarding. Pharmacy school has helped me grow... read more...

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

Meet the Board

by Kaylee Poole, P2, President-Elect

Let’s all say welcome to our new executive board! We are all excited to start a new school year and get involved in... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Ivan Abadines Madiha Ahmad Shaziya Barkat Sharon Alexander Lorraine Huske Nada... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

CHARLENE HOPE President708-783-5933 chope@macneal.com JENNIFER PHILLIPS Immediate Past... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

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

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Thursday, October 20, 2016 How to Prepare and... read more...