2010 Election Results

Congratulations to all our new officers!Chris Rivers, President-ElectMike Weaver, TreasurerEdward Rickert, Director-Elect, Division of Government AffairsLinda Fred, Director, Division of Organizational AffairsJen Phillips, Director-Elect, Division of P... Read More

ICHP Board of Directors Profile: Sheila M. Allen, Director, Division of Marketing Affairs

Where did you go to pharmacy school?I went to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy and am a proud graduate of the class of 2003.Trace your professional history since graduation. Where have you trained/worked? Any special acco... Read More

Call for ASHP Delegates for 2011 and 2012

If you are an ASHP member and want to provide some input to its policy making process, this might be the opportunity for you. ICHP is responsible for conducting the election of Illinois’ five delegates to the ASHP House of Delegates each year. As... Read More

Why Do I Have to Complete Those Stupid Meeting Evaluations?

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard that said at or after an ICHP Annual or Spring Meeting! And you know what…you don’t have to complete those stupid meeting evaluation forms. However, if you want to make ICHP meetings... Read More

The President's Message

It is truly an honor for me to be the 47th ICHP President. I thank you for electing me to serve you and most importantly our profession. Before I begin, I would like to take a moment to acknowledge some very important people in my life, personally and ... Read More

The Marathon Year for Me Is Over

And what a year it has been. I have been so honored and humbled over the past year to serve as the President of this great organization. I want to send my true thanks to Scott Meyers, who has helped guide my year, and all of the staff at ICHP, the Exec... Read More

Mid-level Practitioners may now be licensed to prescribe C-IIs

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced today that Physician Assistants and Advance Practice Nurses may now be licensed by the DEA to prescribe up to five oral C-II medications if working collaboratively with an Illin... Read More

PAC Auction with a Twist 'Bidding' Now Open!

Check out all the great items to 'bid' on here. Tickets are now on sale online through August 24, 2010. After August 24th, tickets will be available only at the Annual Meeting.Can’t make it to the ICHP Annual Meeting?  You are in luck! You n... Read More

Healthcare Reform: The Ultramarathon

The road to implementing a transformation in health care will be extremely long and difficult. We will encounter numerous ups and downs, sharp curves, and turbulent times before it is all said and done. While I can’t predict how our ‘health... Read More

Pharmacy Education: Who's in Charge?

This month’s column may cause a bit of controversy, but most of us have been thinking it so I might as well say it. The pharmacy profession oversees its own educational process. Pharmacy leaders guide ACPE for both the professional degree program... Read More

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