PhORCAS: A Bright Future for Reference Writers?

Writing letters of recommendation can be a daunting task for new and experienced reference writers alike, and the addition of the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) to this year’s residency application process wil... Read More

Compounded Sterile Preparation Toolkit

ICHP has created a Compounded Sterile Preparations Toolkit to assist the Illinois Board of Pharmacy Task Force on sterile products and all ICHP Members for ensuring that the compounding of sterile products is done safely and effectively in Illinois pha... Read More

Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program

Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care - Certificate Training ProgramSpringfield, IL Offered by the Illinois Pharmacists Association and the American Pharmacists Association Total CPE Credit: 23 hours (2.3 CEUs) Pre-seminar Coursework -... Read More

CDC Health Advisory: Fungal Meningitis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue to work closely with state public health departments on a multistate investigation of fungal meningitis and joint infections among patients who rec... Read More

Call for ASHP Delegate Nominations

The ASHP Summer Meeting for 2013 will be in Minneapolis, MN, and in 2014 it could be anywhere!  ASHP hasn’t identified the city yet, and who knows which cities are high on the list with ASHP at decision time?  Regardless of where the me... Read More

Auction with a Twist Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's Auction with a Twist! We raised $4,760 for ICHP's Political Action Committee.Congratulations to everyone who won. Here's a list of winners:Kindle Fire won by Avery Spunt Nook Simple Touch won by Scott... Read More

IDPH issues Mercury-Free Vaccine Act Exemption Declaration for 2012-2013 Influenza Season

The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued its latest exemption declaration for the Mercury-Free Vaccine Act and it can be found here.  Please note that the exemption for the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Acellular Pertussis is only until Octo... Read More

ICHP 2013 Gala - Call for Subcommittee Volunteers!

ICHP is celebrating 50 years of caring for patients, each other, and the profession of pharmacy during 2013! To honor this momentous milestone, ICHP’s celebrations will culminate with a gala on Friday, September 20, 2013! Please consider joining ... Read More

Are You Ready to Take the Lead? Committee on Nominations Is Seeking New Leaders

Every year, ICHP elects new members to its Board of Directors.  As existing officers complete their terms, they often move up to higher offices or move out because of family and job requirements or because they’ve completed the highest offic... Read More

Highlights of the March Board of Pharmacy Meeting

The March 13th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. These are the highlights of that meeting.Student Pharmacist Licenses – Board member Miriam Mobley-Smith raised concerns about this year’s renewal ... Read More

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