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

ICHP Welcomes Pharmacy Delegation from the Republic of Kenya

ICHP staff welcomed a delegation from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board for the Republic of Kenya this past February 24 at the Loves Park headquarters as part of a Kenyan research and fact finding trip to the United States. The delegation included Dr. Ron... Read More

Board of Directors Profile: Jennifer Ellison, Regional Director Central and President of West Central Society

Where did you go to pharmacy school? And why?I attended Drake University in Des Moines, IA. I looked at the University of Iowa and Purdue as well, but I decided on Drake because I felt more at home there. I think the reason for this is that it is quite... Read More

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