Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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Directly Speaking

Pharmacists, the health care team’s Caddie!

I had the opportunity to join some of my pharmacy golf buddies on the Friday of the US Open at Erin Hills Golf Club outside Milwaukee this past June.  What a challenging golf course!...
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Presidents Message

Lessons from La Soufrière

After what seemed like forever since my last vacation, I finally embarked on a long awaited vacation down to the Caribbean to the island of Saint Vincent the Grenadines (SVG).  For those of...
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Call for Nominations

Looking for a few good men! And women! How Would You Like To Run For An ICHP Office?

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

Every year, ICHP elects new members to its Board of Directors. As existing officers complete their terms, they often move... read more...

2017 ICHP Annual Meeting

Register now for early bird rates!

ICHP 2017 Annual Meeting  September 14-16, 2017Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center100 Drury LaneOakbrook... read more...

New Practitioners Network

2017 Resident Social - Movie in the Park

- July 18th | 5:30pm - LET US KNOW IF YOU'RE COMING!   New Practitioners Network Annual Resident... read more...

Educational Affairs

A Systematic Approach to Drug Interactions for Pharmacists

by Annette Hays, PharmD and Jen Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP

Annette Hays, PharmD Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Jen Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP Associate Professor,... read more...

Government Affairs Report

It’s not over till it’s over!

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

While the spring 2017 General Session of the Illinois General Assembly ended over a month ago, there’s still much... read more...

Professional Affairs

Fluoroquinolone Safety

by Shannon Furbish, PharmD and Janice Richardson, PharmD, BCPS

Shannon Furbish, PharmD PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center   Janice... read more...

Leadership Profile

Meet Colleen Bohnenkamp, Pharm.D., BCOP, BCPS

Colleen Bohnenkamp, Pharm.D., BCOP, BCPSHematology Oncology Clinical PharmacistNorthwestern... read more...

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Exciting Travels to the National Compounding Competition

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

by Ashley Shinnick, P3, SSHP President

This past November, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy hosted its annual Local Compounding Competition. After... read more...

Student Experience at the ICHP Spring Meeting

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

by Kaylee Poole, P3, SSHP President

I was fortunate enough to have been able to attend the student programming during the ICHP Spring Meeting in... read more...

Increasing Pharmacy Student Exposure to Health-Systems Through Hospital Pharmacy Tours

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

by Henry Okoroike, P2, President-Elect

At the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy (UIC COP), our Chicago campus is located in the middle of... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

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

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events!              ... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Dima Awad Scott Drabant Michelle Chicoineau Jasmine Davis Chastity... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017. Giving categories reflect each person's cumulative... read more...

Professional Affairs AHA

American Heart Association Heart Walks

For many of us, heart disease and stroke hit much closer to home than you may realize and we encounter it daily in our... read more...