Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

ICHP KeePosted

Directly Speaking

That’s All I Can Stands, I Can’t Stands No More!

(Reprinted and slightly revised from the May/June 2012 issue of KeePosted) For our younger members, the quote above was used time and time again by Popeye, the Sailor in his film shorts...
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Presidents Message

Elevate: Sky’s the Limit

Friends and colleagues, I am humbled and honored to be serving you as the president of the Illinois Council of Health Systems Pharmacists. As I look out across the membership gathered here today,...
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2017 ICHP ELECTION RESULTS

President-elect Noelle Chapman Secretary-elect Ed Rainville Director-elect, Educational Affairs David... read more...

Attention ASHP Pharmacist Members

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

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The ASHP Summer meeting for 2018 will be held in Denver and in 2019 it will be in Seattle!  ICHP needs to elect two... read more...

Call for Posters - Deadline January 10, 2018

Educational Affairs

Are you working on a project that others could learn from?  Please consider sharing the outcomes with your... read more...

Leadership Profile

Meet Tran H. Tran, PharmD, BCPS

What is your current leadership position in ICHP? I recently joined ICHP after I moved from NYC to Chicago a year and... read more...

Government Affairs Report

Proposed Chicago City Ordinance Gets Pharmacies Fired Up!

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

A proposed Chicago City ordinance has the pharmacy world in a dither and for good reason! The ordinance, proposed by... read more...

Professional Affairs

ICHP American Heart Association (AHA) 2017 Metro Heart Walk

by Tom Westerkamp, MS, RPh on behalf of the ICHP Community Service Sub-Committee

It was early on a sunny, hot Saturday morning when several sleepy student pharmacists and pharmacists gathered around... read more...

Educational Affairs

The Effectiveness and Safety of Various Abuse Deterrent Formulations of Oxycodone: A Systematic Review

by Alexander Heinz, PharmD Candidate, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy; Julia Gilbert, PharmD Candidate, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy; Gerald Cavanagh, PharmD Candidate, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy; Abby A. Kahaleh, BPharm, MS, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

Abstract  Introduction:  Oxycodone is an opioid analgesic medication with a high risk for abuse.  This... read more...

New Practitioners Network

Work-Life Balance – Have You Mastered This Skill Yet?

by Manali Soni-Talsania, Pharm.D., BCPS

You leave work at 6pm today even though you were scheduled to work until 5pm. You were busy with meetings, your floor was... read more...

Marketing Affairs

#ICHPWhyPharmacy

by Leann Nelson, Communications Manager

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ICHPeople

ICHP Leadership Retreat10/27 & 28, 2017 - View the Photos    In the News...ICHP Member Abby Kahaleh,... read more...

Chicago State University

Summer Research Internship with Northwestern University

by Jessica Ortiz, P-3

The summer before my third year of pharmacy school, I completed a pre-doctoral research fellowship offered through... read more...

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Outside My Comfort Zone: ASHP Summer Internship Experience

by Maggie Lau, PS-3, ICHP Student Chapter President

As I prepared for my last summer prior to rotations, I had the strong urge to seek something unique and meaningful, yet... read more...

Roosevelt University School of Pharmacy

Roosevelt University’s Fall Term Update

by Kimberly Zaleski, PS-2, President and Patrick Tednes, PS-2, Vice President

Since our previous KeePosted update in the summer, we have been focusing on increasing chapter membership, communication,... read more...

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Opening Doors: How the ICHP Annual Meeting unlocked my future

by Kristina Laurente, PS-2, ICHP Fundraising Chairperson

Throughout my graduate school career, I have been unsure of what I want to do after I graduate from Rosalind Franklin... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

Executive Officers  Travis HunerdossePresident(312)... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Crissel Marie Arban Mira Assaf Keti Berberi Brisilda Bylykbashi Jami... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

ADVOCACY ALLIANCE - $2500-$10000 Kevin Colgan Edward Donnelly James Owen Consulting Inc. Frank Kokaisl Scott... read more...

Upcoming Events

ICHP Calendar

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