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Student Meeting Highlights

ACCP Student Chapter Forum

Saturday, October 7: 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Attend this open forum for student chapter officers, faculty and student liaisons, and anyone else interested in learning more about ACCP student chapters. This session will facilitate an open discussion and review student chapter formation, achievements, successes, and challenges with the aim of spreading and sharing ideas and strategies between student chapters.

ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge

   Clinical Pharmacy Challenge
Quarterfinal round:Saturday, October 7: 9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Semifinal round:Sunday, October 8: 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Final round:Monday, October 9: 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Join fellow attendees for the 2017 ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge as national student teams compete in the quarterfinal, semifinal, and final round competitions. Teams will face off in a quiz bowl–type format, answering questions in three distinct categories—Trivia/Lightning, Clinical Case, and Jeopardy-style. An expert panel of clinical pharmacy practitioners and educators has developed and reviewed the item content used in each segment.

Clinical Challenge 2016 ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge Champions – East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Emerge from the Crowd: How to Become a Standout Residency Candidate

Saturday, October 7: 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Learn from experts in the field of clinical pharmacy about the steps you can take now to rise above the competition when applying for a residency. You will gain insight on how to interview well, write an effective letter of intent, and navigate the entire residency application process. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a special roundtable session facilitated by current pharmacy residents and fellows. Sit down with these clinicians to ask questions and acquire their perspectives on everything from applying and interviewing for residencies to excelling within the daily demands of residency. See details

ACCP Professional Placement Forum

(formerly the Residency and Fellowship Forum)
Sunday, October 8: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Held exclusively at the ACCP Annual Meeting, the Professional Placement Forum offers students, residents and postgraduate trainees a chance to jump-start their search for a position. Likewise, preceptors and employers can get a head start on finding the right candidates for their institutions and practice sites. Participants must be registered for no less than a 1-day registration for Sunday, October 8, of the Annual Meeting to be eligible to attend the forum. See details

Clinical Pharmacy Career Path Roundtables

Sunday, October 8: 2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Join fellow attendees for this dynamic session with insights on career pathways and opportunities within the clinical pharmacy profession. Interact directly with clinical pharmacists in over 15 specialty practice areas and discover a variety of unique career opportunities. See details

Minimizing Debt and Managing Your Finances as a New Practitioner

Sunday, October 8: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

(open to students, residents, fellows, and new practitioners)
The financial debt incurred during pharmacy school and the residency application process is unavoidable for most students.

At this session, learn how to minimize and manage your financial debt during your residency and early career. Then discover how to balance the overwhelming financial priorities such as debt repayment, retirement savings, and large purchases (e.g., a new home, car) to achieve your long-term financial goals. See details

Student Group

Your First Real Job: Research, Evaluate, Negotiate

Monday, October 9: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

(open to students, residents, fellows, and new practitioners)
There is no matching service for finding your first real job. At this session, learn how to find and research positions for residency-trained practitioners, evaluate the different components of each position, and determine what is negotiable. See details