Save the Date!

The ICHP Annual Meeting is early this year!  Mark your calendars for August 26-28th.  We will be back at Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace.  We’ll have three full days of educational programs, networking opportunitie... Read More

Mid-level Practitioner Controlled Substance Prescribing Information

Mid-level Practitioner Controlled Substance Prescribing Information The Illinois Department of Humans Services in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a directive regarding Mid-level practitioner (PA's and APN's) prescriptive authority for C-II medications. It is ... Read More

Board of Directors Profile: Jacob Gettig, KeePosted Editor

Board of Directors ProfileJacob Gettig, PharmD, MPH, BCPSEditor, KeePostedWhere did you go to pharmacy school?Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Trace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained / w... Read More

Step Up and Step Outside Your World

On January 12th a monstrous earthquake hit just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Before the earthquake struck, Haiti was the poorest country in the Western hemisphere and now has been shaken back another 30-40 years. People from all over the world have s... Read More

The Race to Expand Residency Programs

As I compose the President’s Message for the April KeePosted, we are completing our interviews for residency positions at Froedtert. For the upcoming 2010-2011 year, our program has once again expanded and will accept 10 residents (7 PGY1 residen... Read More

A Race to Change - Focus on Medication Safety

Having recently returned from the 2009 ASHP Midyear meeting, I find myself more focused on the importance of medication safety than ever before. I had the opportunity to attend the Opening Session given by charismatic actor Dennis Quaid (yes, the actor... Read More

Board of Directors Profile: Jaime Borkowski, Director of Professional Affairs

By Nora Flint, PharmD, BCPS Where did you go to pharmacy school? I went to Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. Trace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained/worked. Any special accomplishments? I completed a ... Read More

The Internet and Email: Useful Tools or Time Bandits?

I use the internet and email every day. I have both on my cell phone because no matter where I am, I want to stay connected. Thank goodness for the internet and all the wonderful websites that provide me with most of the information I need to succeed d... Read More

2009 Leadership Retreat - A Run Away Success

The 2009 ICHP Leadership Retreat took place November 13-15 at the Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Monticello, Illinois. Over 40 leaders from across the state, including one Wisconsin resident (me), took part in this highly successful event. The ... Read More

Updating ICHP's Strategic Plan

President Karpinski has provided a comprehensive summary of the 2009 ICHP Leadership Retreat held at Allerton Conference Center outside Monticello, Illinois. For those of you who have never visited the conference center, it is a pleasant surprise to... Read More

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