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Student Meeting Highlights

ACCP Student Chapter Forum

Saturday, October 26; 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
An open forum for student chapter officers, faculty and student liaisons, and anyone else interested in learning more about ACCP student chapters. This session is intended to facilitate an open discussion and review student chapter formation, achievements, successes, and challenges with the aim to spread and share ideas and strategies between student chapters.

ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge

  Clinical Pharmacy Challenge

Quarterfinal round: Saturday, October 26; 9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Semifinal round: Sunday, October 27; 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Final round: Monday, October 28; 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Join fellow attendees for the 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. For more information about the Clinical Pharmacy Challenge, please visit

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


Saturday, October 26; 1:00 p.m. – 6:15 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. Discover how you can establish and grow a professional network that will make you an attractive residency candidate. Then learn how you can obtain the right residency for you by assessing “fit”. Finally, discover the rules for the letter of intent, an important piece of the residency application. Find out how the letter of intent can engage the reader and help applicants rise above other residency candidates. 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.

ACCP Opening Reception

Saturday, October 26; 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
All meeting attendees are invited to attend. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served and cash bars will be available.

Scientific Poster Presentations

Saturday, October 26 to Tuesday, October 29

Scientific Poster Presentations will be on display on Saturday, October 26; Sunday, October 27; and Monday, October 28. Original research that describes the delivery, development, justification, or documentation of innovative clinical pharmacy services will be on display each day.

ACCP Professional Placement Forum

Sunday, October 27; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meet face to face with preceptors and program directors seeking candidates to fill their residency, fellowship, and new practitioner positions. Set in a comfortable and even-paced atmosphere, the forum is designed to give you the opportunity to learn more about each program and submit an early bid for these highly-coveted positions.

Clinical Pharmacy Career Path Roundtables

Sunday, October 27; 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. Students and postgraduate trainees will interact directly with clinical pharmacists in over 15 specialty practice areas and discover a variety of unique career opportunities.

Your First Real Job: Research, Evaluate, Negotiate

Sunday, October 27; 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
If you’re ready to think beyond residency, consider that there is no matching service for your first real job. Learn how to find and research positions for residency-trained practitioners, evaluate the different components of each, and determine what is negotiable.

Education and Training PRN Business Meeting and Networking Forum

Sunday, October 27; 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join fellow attendees for a brief discussion on interviewing skills, immediately following the Education and Training PRN business meeting. Clinical faculty and practitioners from around the nation will then conduct practice interviews for students getting ready to apply for jobs or residencies, and for residents and fellows getting ready to apply for their first career positions. All educators, students, and postgraduate trainees are invited to attend.