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ACCP Resident/Fellow Travel Awards

ACCP offers travel stipends to help defray the costs residents and fellows incur when attending the ACCP national meeting. Resident/Fellow Travel Awards are administered through the ACCP Research Institute and funded by the Resident/Fellow Travel Award Fund.

Deadlines

Event Date Application Available Application Deadline
2019 ACCP Annual Meeting October 26-29, 2019 March 29, 2019 August 23, 2019

How to Apply

ACCP resident or fellow members in good standing who are enrolled in a training program at the time of the meeting are invited to apply.

Applicants should submit:

  • A completed online application
  • A CV or resume
  • One letter of recommendation
  • A personal essay of no more than 250 words describing the applicant’s interest in ACCP and objectives for attending the national meeting

Questions? Contact ACCP at membership@accp.com.



PRN Resident/Fellow Travel Awards

In addition to ACCP Resident/Fellow Travel Awards, the following PRNs also provide travel awards to defray costs associated with attending the ACCP national meeting. Please see below for more information about each travel award, including eligibility and application deadlines.

NOTE: Each PRN Travel Award has its own application process separate from the ACCP Resident/Fellow Travel Award application above. If applying for multiple travel awards, please submit a separate application for each.

Adult Medicine

Description
$1000 award (to go towards registration and travel expenses to ACCP Annual Meeting) to provide an opportunity for a pharmacy resident or fellow to present and promote his or her current research efforts to the Adult Medicine PRN.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
  • A member of ACCP in good standing.
  • Adult Medicine PRN member.
  • Initiated the project during residency/fellowship.
  • ucted research in an area applicable to adult medicine.
  • Anticipate project completion by the ACCP Annual Meeting and within 1 year of completion of residency or fellowship training.
  • Abstract submitted for presentation at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
  • Committed to present results at the Adult Medicine PRN business meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting (~20 minute PowerPoint presentation). Meeting will be held on Monday, October 28, at 6:30pm.
Application Requirements
Please submit the abstract and statement in one combined word document or pdf. When saving your file, please include the award type (ie. resident or fellow research award) and your full name in the file name.
  • Submit an abstract (using ACCP guidelines available at www.accp.com) to the chair of the Adult Medicine PRN Training and Travel Awards Committee.
  • Submit an essay (500 word max) which addresses the following topics (include your name and residency or fellowship program):
    • The impact of your project on adult medicine pharmacy practice.
    • Why do you want to attend the ACCP Annual Meeting?
    • How will your attendance at the meeting impact your clinical practice?
    • Are you interested in taking a leadership role in the Adult Medicine PRN or presenting at an Adult Medicine PRN business meeting over the next five years? If so, please state your specific areas of interest in the PRN.
  • Submit current copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Yulia A. Murray, PharmD, BCPS

Cardiology

Description
The Cardiology PRN will award one travel grant in the amount of $500 to partially support the costs associated with travel and attendance for one post-graduate trainee with an interest or focus in cardiology (i.e., residency, fellowship, or PhD program) who is still in training or has completed training within the past 6 months for the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Candidates must be current members of ACCP and the Cardiology PRN who are:
  • Post-graduate trainees currently in training, or have completed training within the past 6 months, in a residency, fellowship, or Ph.D. program.
Application Requirements
Each applicant may submit only one application in consideration for this award. Please submit a current CV, two letters of reference, and a one-page letter of intent to state your interest in cardiology (or the Cardiology PRN) and reasons for attending the ACCP Annual Meeting. All application materials should be submitted via email to Dr. Monique Conway (monique.conway@duke.edu) . A selection committee organized by the current chair of the Cardiology PRN’s Student and Resident Committee will select award recipients. Those awarded a StuNet or ACCP travel award will not be eligible for a Cardiology PRN award.
Deadline
August 1, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Monique R. Conway, Pharm.D., BCPS

Central Nervous System

Description
The CNS PRN will award a travel grant in the amount of $500 for up to one student and one resident who will be presenting a poster in the area of CNS (psychiatry or neurology) at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Candidates must meet all 4 of the following criteria: 1) Student or resident member of ACCP and the CNS PRN 2) Full‐time pharmacy student pursuing his/her first professional pharmacy degree, or currently enrolled in a PGY 1 or PGY 2 residency with an interest in neurology or psychiatry 3) Presenting a poster at the ACCP Annual Meeting in the area of neurology or psychiatry 4) Agreement to re-present his/her poster presentation as an approximately 10 minute presentation at the CNS PRN business meeting
Application Requirements
Each student or resident may submit only one application in consideration for this award. The student or resident should submit: 1) a current CV 2) a one page letter of intent stating their interest in the field of CNS 3) the accepted abstract 4) documentation that the abstract was accepted
Deadline
August 16, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Richard J. Silvia, Pharm.D., BCPP

Clinical Administration

Description
The Clinical Administration PRN will award travel grants to partially support the costs of travel and attendance of 1 resident that is interested in Clinical Pharmacy Administration at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the resident travel award, the candidate must: 1. Be a full time resident member of ACCP in good standing 2. Be a member of the Clinical Administration PRN 3. Currently enrolled in an administration residency program (PGY1 or PGY2) OR a resident that has demonstrated significant progress in a pharmacy administration project (completion not required). 4. Be committed to attending the ACCP Annual Meeting and Clinical Administration PRN Business Meeting, where the candidate will present their administration project. 5. Be committed to serving on any CADM PRN sub-committee for the 2019-2020 year.
Application Requirements
The resident must submit the following: 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. An abstract describing the poster presentation or administration project 3. A personal statement (400 words or less) highlighting the following: a. Your involvement in pharmacy administration at a local or national level (including involvement with the Clinical Administration PRN) b. How you will benefit from your time at the ACCP Annual Meeting c. Interest in future involvement with ACCP and/or the Clinical Administration PRN
Deadline
July 26, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Tamara Malm, PharmD, MPH, BCPS

Critical Care

Description
The Critical Care PRN will award travel grants to partially support the costs of travel and attendance of up to 2 students and up to 2 critical care fellows and/or residents at the ACCP Annual meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$1,250.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the resident/fellow travel award the candidate must:
  • Be a current member of the Critical Care PRN
  • Be currently completing training or have completed training within the past 6 months in a critical care residency or fellowship program (under the direction of a critical care PRN member), PGY-1 residency with a critical care research topic (under the direction of a critical care PRN member), or a current critical care PGY-2 resident or fellow who has completed a critical care related project during their PGY-1 year
  • Have an abstract accepted for presentation at the annual ACCP meeting. For applicants who have completed training within the past 6 months, the research being presented must have been a project completed during their residency or fellowship program
Application Requirements
The abstract must be submitted to the Chair of the Critical Care PRN Awards Committee via email by the deadline stated in the call for abstracts. The abstracts will be scored individually by each member of the Awards Committee, and the award will be granted to the abstract with the highest average score. If an abstract is submitted by a resident or fellow that is under the mentorship of a member of the awards committee, that committee member will recuse him or herself from scoring that abstract. In the case of a tie score, the award will be determined by consensus of the members of the Awards Committee. For each award, the recipient will be required to present their poster during the Critical Care PRN Networking and Business Meeting at the ACCP Fall Meeting.
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Christopher D. Adams, Pharm.D.,BCPS,BCCCP

Drug Information

Description
The Drug Information PRN will be offering a travel award in the amount of $500 for one resident/fellow who will be presenting a drug information-related poster or research at the ACCP Annual Meeting in New York, NY on October 26-29, 2019.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Applicants for the resident/fellow award should have recently completed a residency/fellowship program (2018-2019). The residency/fellowship program is not required to be a drug information specialty residency, but the topic to be presented must be DI related. Applicants must agree to attend and give a 10-minute presentation at the Drug Information PRN business meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting in New York, NY.
Application Requirements
The resident/fellow should submit the following: 1) a current CV; 2) a 1-2 page project summary which outlines the background, data collected, analysis, and conclusions as applicable; and 3) a description of how this project/activity is important to drug information specialists.
Deadline
July 15, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Steven T. Johnson, Pharm.D.

Education and Training

Description
The EDTR PRN travel award is intended to provide partial financial support to a resident and/or fellow to attend the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
The applicant must be currently completing a PGY1, PGY2, or fellowship and be a member of the EDTR PRN. The recipient must be able to attend the EDTR PRN Business & Networking Meeting on the evening of either Sunday or Monday, October 27th or 28th at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York, NY. The recipient will be required to briefly comment on their experiences with ACCP, what they hope to gain or gained from attending the Annual Meeting, and their interest in education and training at the EDTR PRN business meeting.
Application Requirements
The following items must be submitted by the specified deadline: 1) A brief (500-word maximum) essay, describing the applicant’s interest and experiences in pharmacy education/training; why the applicant is involved with the EDTR PRN; and how attending the Annual Meeting will assist with the applicant's career goals. The applicant is encouraged to highlight involvement relevant to leadership, research, ACCP/the PRNs and activities indicating an interest in education. 2) A current CV, highlighting experiences related to education and training (i.e., teaching certificate program) and/or ACCP activities at the regional, PRN, and national level; and 3) Two letters of recommendation from references who can highlight the applicant’s interest and experiences in pharmacy education/training, interaction and interest in the EDTR PRN, how they envision the travel award will help the trainee achieve their career goals, and the trainee’s involvement in research and ACCP. The candidate is welcome to apply simultaneously for other travel awards from ACCP or other PRNs and this information will not be considered by the EDTR PRN in the evaluation of the trainee’s application. However, the EDTR PRN’s travel award will not be awarded to a recipient who has accepted either an ACCP general travel award or another PRN’s travel award (i.e., the recipient must determine if they wish to accept the EDTR travel award or another ACCP-based travel award if more than one is offered). Applications and/or questions should be directed to Sara Richter, Pharm.D., BCPS (sara.richter@stlcop.edu). Letters of recommendation can be sent directly by the references and may be received separately from other application materials.
Deadline
August 15, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Sara K. Richter, Pharm.D., BCPS

Emergency Medicine

Description
The Emergency Medicine Practice and Research Network (EMED PRN) of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) will award one travel award per year for each a student and resident to partially support the costs of travel and attendance at the ACCP Annual Meeting. Each award will be $1,000. Only one author of the paper will be awarded the plaque and monetary award. Submitter must specify the intended author of recognition. The recipients of the travel awards will be required to present their research project as a 10-minute platform presentation at the EMED PRN Business Meeting at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for this award, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a current member of the EMED PRN
  • Have an abstract accepted for presentation (poster or platform) at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting or the 2019 ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium
  • Student Award – the applicant should have completed the research project as a student; however, can be graduated within six months preceding the meeting
  • Resident Award – the applicant may currently be a resident or have completed training within six months preceding the meeting
  • Be available to attend the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting Research abstracts must meet the following criteria:
  • Only completed research projects will be considered. Abstracts submitted as “research-in-progress” will NOT be accepted.
  • Research must be related to the specialty of Emergency Medicine
  • Reviewed by Institutional Review Board (IRB) o Statement should be obvious within the abstract (ie approved or exempt by IRB)
  • Abstract submissions should follow the requirements for submission to the ACCP Annual Meeting: http://www.accp.com/meetings/abstractguide.aspx  For additional advice for writing an abstract, please review:  Kane-Gill S, Olsen KM. How to write an abstract suitable for publication. Hosp pharm 2004;39(3):289-292. Each applicant may only submit one research abstract for consideration for either the Student or Resident Award. Students or residents who have received an ACCP Travel Award or another PRN Travel Award for the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting will have to decline the award of their choosing so that only one travel award is received. In the event that the EMED PRN Travel Award is declined, the runner-up will receive the award. Although all forms of research will be accepted, preference is given to primary prospective or retrospective research, but the Committee understands some topics are challenging to conduct larger scale research and this will be taken into consideration for scoring.
Application Requirements
The research abstract must be submitted to all the Chairs of the Emergency Medicine Travel Award Committee (Chara Calhoun, chara.calhoun@gmail.com; Sperry Wheeler, sperrykwheeler@gmail.com; and Dhara Shah, dhara.rx@gmail.com) by August 16, 2019. Recipients of the award will be notified by September 6, 2019 and will be expected to accept or reject the nomination by September 12, 2019. Abstract submissions should follow the requirements for submission to the ACCP Annual Meeting; http://www.accp.com/meetings/abstractguide.aspx.
Deadline
August 16, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Chara Calhoun

Endocrine and Metabolism

Description
The Endocrine and Metabolism (E/M) PRN Trainee Travel Grant is intended to provide financial support for one or more students, residents, and/or fellows attending the ACCP Annual Meeting. Each recipient of the travel grant is required to give a brief (10-minute) presentation at the E/M PRN Business & Networking meeting. The presentation can be an endocrine- or metabolism-related clinical pearl, a description of a completed or ongoing research project, or a journal article review. Each recipient of the travel grant will be assigned a mentor (who is a member of the E/M PRN) who will provide guidance with the preparation of this presentation.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Applicants must be: (1) A current student, pharmacy resident (PGY1 or PGY2), or fellow, (2) A member of the ACCP E/M PRN (3) Willing to provide a brief presentation at the E/M PRN Business and Networking meeting. Preference will be given to those who have not been a past recipient of the E/M PRN Travel Grant, however, all students/residents/fellows are encouraged to apply
Application Requirements
The following material should be submitted electronically to the Chair of the Membership Committee by 5pm (EST) August 1, 2019: (1) A statement explaining the applicant’s interest and involvement in endocrine/metabolism PRN, (2) objectives for meeting attendance, and rationale for their pursuit of a clinical pharmacy career in Endocrine/Metabolism (3) A current copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae (4) One letter of recommendation from a pharmacy preceptor, professor, or residency/program director (this letter may be emailed directly to Jordan Sedlacek, Pharm.D., BCACP, BC-ADM at jsedlacek@ularkin.org)
Deadline
August 1, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Jordan Sedlacek, Pharm.D.

Geriatrics

Description
The Geriatrics PRN will award two (2) travel grants to partially support the expenses associated with 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting attendance and travel for residents/fellows with an interest in geriatrics or who may be considering geriatric training.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Each applicant must meet the following criteria: - Current pharmacy resident/fellow at a hospital, academic institution, or other approved program - Member of ACCP & the Geriatric PRN Will attend the Geriatrics PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting
Application Requirements
Each applicant must submit the following for award consideration: -Resume or CV - Letter of support from a current Geriatrics PRN member or other healthcare professional/academician - 1-2 page essay stating their interest in geriatrics/geriatric training, purpose for attending the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting, career goals, and interest in future involvement with ACCP and the Geriatrics PRN
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Julianna M. Fernandez, Pharm.D., BCPS

GI/Liver/Nutrition

Description
The GI/Liver/Nutrition PRN would like to encourage students, residents, fellows, and new practitioners with an interest and relevant involvement in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition to apply for a travel grant that would help support attendance at the ACCP annual meeting. Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to: drug utilization reviews (DUE), quality improvement (QI) projects, and traditional research.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$750.00
Eligibility
Applicants must be members of ACCP and the GI/L/N PRN. The applicants must be either a student, resident, fellow, or new practitioner. If selected, the applicant is required to give a brief presentation of their student, resident, or fellow project at the annual ACCP GI/L/N PRN business meeting. A total of two (2) awards will be granted from the following categories:
  • Student
  • Resident, fellow, or new practitioner (presenting residency/fellowship project from previous year)
  • New practitioner (defined as up to 5 years post Pharm.D.) The GI/L/N PRN reserves the right to adjust distribution of awards according to the number of applications received. In the event no applications are received for one of the award categories, award monies may be distributed to the remaining qualified applicant(s) or as deemed necessary by the GI/L/N PRN executive committee.
Application Requirements
Current curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent explaining interest and involvement in gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition as well as how attending the annual meeting will assist with the applicant’s career goals
  • Project abstract (500-word maximum)
  • Two letters of recommendation
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Maria Sheridan, Pharm.D.

Health Outcomes

Description
The Health Outcomes PRN will confer travel awards in the amount of $500 each to partially support the costs associated with travel and attendance of ACCP Annual meeting for selected trainees interested in health outcomes research. Each awardee will also be given a 1-year membership to the Health Outcomes PRN for the 2019-2020 year beginning after the 2019 Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
3
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
1. Post-graduate trainees currently in training or have completed training within the past 6 months in a resident, fellowship or Ph.D. program. When possible, we aim to award one resident and one fellow in the post-graduate trainee category. 2. Express an interest in health outcomes research. 3. Hold an active membership with ACCP.
Application Requirements
Interested candidates may submit only one application package for the consideration of this award. A complete application includes: a. A current CV b. A one-page letter of intent stating your interests in health outcomes and reason for attending the ACCP Annual Meeting c. One letter of reference from mentor or faculty member All application materials must be submitted online to the Health Outcomes PRN Secretary/Treasurer – Dr. Shubha Bhat (shubhat10@gmail.com) by August 23, 2019. Awardees are expected to attend the Health Outcomes PRN Business Meeting to provide a brief overview of ongoing of recently completed research.
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Shubha Bhat, Pharm.D.

Hematology/Oncology

Description
The Hematology/Oncology PRN is awarding one travel award in the amount of $1000 to support the costs associated with travel and attendance of one post-graduate trainee (resident or fellow).
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
The applicant must: 1) Be enrolled in a residency or fellowship program, 2) Be a Hematology/Oncology PRN member, 3) Have conducted research in an area applicable to hematology/oncology, 4) Anticipate project completion by the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting, and 5) Present results at the Hematology/Oncology PRN business meeting at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Application Requirements
Submit a CV and an abstract (using ACCP guidelines at www.accp.com) to the chair of the Hematology/Oncology PRN. Also, submit a brief statement (250 word max) highlighting your interest in clinical pharmacy practice (include your name, graduation year, school of pharmacy, and training program).
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Marco Martino, Pharm.D., MBA, BCOP

HIV

Description
This award acknowledges a pharmacy student, resident, or fellow who has shown an interest in HIV through clinical experiences, research, and/or publications in HIV. In addition, the trainee should maintain high standards of professionalism, promote pharmacy education and excellence in clinical practice, and serve as a role model for others. This award is intended to assist with costs travel, lodging, and registration for the meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
The Nominee must:
  • Be enrolled in (1 of the following):  an accredited school of pharmacy  PGY1 residency  PGY2 HIV/infectious diseases-related residency or fellowship
  • Be an ACCP trainee (student, resident, or fellow) member in good standing
  • Be an HIV PRN member
  • Have conducted research in an area applicable to HIV and be presenting that research at the ACCP annual meeting
  • Able to attend the HIV PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting to present on research
  • Not be the recipient of a previous HIV PRN travel award
Application Requirements
Nomination Submission Requirements:
  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement from the nominee describing their interests and goals
  • One letter of recommendation from: One faculty member, advisor, mentor, program director (who may either be a member or nonmember of ACCP) from the nominee’s institution attesting to the clinical or academic performance of the nominee. All letters of support should clearly document the nominee’s desire to pursue a career in the field of HIV, and any additional information that distinguishes the nominee.
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Thomas D. Chiampas

Infectious Diseases

Description
This award acknowledges 2 outstanding pharmacy residents or fellows who have shown an interest in infectious diseases through research and/or publications in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. In addition, a distinguished trainee should maintain high standards of professionalism, promote pharmacy education and excellence in clinical practice, and serve as a role model for other residents and students.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
The Nominee must:
  • Be enrolled in a PGY1 residency, or PGY2 infectious diseases-related residency or fellowship at the time of award in October
  • Be an ACCP trainee (resident, or fellow) member in good standing
  • Be an Infectious Diseases PRN member
  • Have conducted research in an area applicable to infectious diseases and be presenting that research at the ACCP annual meeting
  • Not be the recipient of a previous Infectious Diseases PRN travel award
  • Able to attend the ID PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting to present on research
Application Requirements
Nomination Submission Requirements:
  • Updated curriculum vitae (including infectious diseases related experiences such as enrollment in infectious diseases elective courses, infectious diseases rotations experience, awards, research involvement, formal presentations, publications, and all ACCP related experience(s) and memberships)
  • Personal statement from the nominee describing their interests and goals
  • One letter of recommendation from: o One colleague or supervisor (who may either be a member or nonmember of ACCP) from the nominee’s institution attesting to the clinical performance of the nominee All letters of support should clearly document the nominee’s desire to pursue a career in the field of infectious diseases, and any additional information that distinguishes the nominee.
Deadline
August 20, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Kathryn R. Matthias, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP

Nephrology

Description
The Nephrology PRN will award one "new practitioner" grant to partially support the cost of travel and attendance at the ACCP Annual meeting. A new practitioner must be in their first 5 years of practicing clinical pharmacy. The applicant can be a resident, fellow, or clinical pharmacist.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Eligible resident/fellow candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a resident or fellow member of ACCP. Preference will be given to those who are members of the Nephrology PRN or who are completing a nephrology-focused residency or fellowship.
  • Be currently training or have completed training within the past 12 months, in a nephrology residency or fellowship program, PGY-1 residency with a nephrology-focused research or clinical topic, or a PGY-2 residency or fellowship who has completed a nephrology-related project during the PGY-1 or PGY2 years.
  • Be able to attend the Nephrology PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting and provide a brief presentation (~10 minutes) of their research or clinical project. Eligible clinical pharmacist candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Be an associate or full member of ACCP. Preference will be given to those who are members of the Nephrology PRN.
  • Be within their first 5 years of practicing clinical pharmacy.
  • Have an interest in nephrology or currently practice in a nephrology area or with a patient population that includes a significant number of patients with kidney disease.
  • Be able to attend the Nephrology PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting and briefly comment (5-10 minutes) on their experiences with ACCP, what they hope to gain or gained from attending the Annual Meeting and their interest in nephrology.
Application Requirements
Applicants should submit: (1) a current CV, (2) letter of intent (750 words maximum) which describes the applicant’s interest in nephrology, career goals, how receiving the travel award will impact his/her career path and current clinical practice that includes kidney disease patients, and (3) one letter of recommendation from either a clinical pharmacy practitioner or School of Pharmacy faculty member (letters from ACCP members recommended, if possible). All application materials must be submitted to the Co-Chair of the Nephrology PRN Member Advocacy Committee via email by the deadline stated below. Applications will be scored individually by each member of the committee. The award will be granted to the application with the highest average score. If a submitted application that includes a letter of recommendation from a member of the awards committee, that committee member will recuse him or herself from scoring that application.
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Calantha Yon, Pharm.D.

Pain and Palliative Care

Description
The Pain and Palliative Care PRN will award 2 travel grants in the amount of $500 each. The PRN will distribute the grants to either students, residents, or fellows based on the quality of the individual applications, and not the level of training. If selected, the applicant is expected to give a brief presentation on pain management and/or palliative care at the Pain and Palliative Care PRN Business & Networking Meeting at the 2019 Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria: (1) Pain and Palliative Care PRN member (2) Currently completing post-graduate pharmacy residency or fellowship
Application Requirements
Please submit the following: (1) Brief statement (250 words max) highlighting your interest in pain management and/or palliative care (including your name and school or institution of residency/fellowship) (2) Current CV (3) PowerPoint presentation on pain management and/or palliative care (approximately 15 minutes in length)
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Nhi N. Tran, Pharm.D., BCPS

Pediatrics

Description
The Pediatrics PRN will award travel grants to partially support the costs of travel and attendance of a Pediatric Resident/Fellow at the ACCP Annual meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the Pediatrics PRN Resident/Fellow Travel Award the candidate must: - Be a current member of the ACCP Pediatrics PRN - Have an abstract accepted for presentation at the annual ACCP meeting. For applicants who have completed their training within the past 6 months, the research being presented must have been a project completed during their residency or fellowship program. - Completed application (see call for submissions on PRN listserv) The application consists of a copy of the accepted abstract, a candidate statement, CV, and at least 2 letters of support. There is no formal application form. - Candidate statement should include involvement in the ACCP pediatric PRN, ACCP Resident committee or local ACCP chapter. In addition, it should include, what have you learned from completing your project, what are your goals at the ACCP meeting and your 5-year career plan. - Be a current pharmacy resident or fellow, defined as currently completing training or have completed training within the past 6 months in a pediatric pharmacy residency or fellowship program (under the direction of a Pediatric PRN member), PGY-1 residency with a Pediatric research topic (under the direction of a Pediatrics PRN member), or a Pediatrics PGY-2 resident or pediatric fellow who has completed a Pediatrics research project during their PGY-1 year.
Application Requirements
Candidates must submit the application form and components to the Chair of the Pediatrics PRN Travel Awards Committee via email (Elizabeth Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS, BCNSP – Elizabeth.farrington@nhrmc.org) and submit (via email) the application by the stated deadline. The abstracts will be scored individually by designated members of the Awards Committee, and the award will be granted to the abstract with the highest average score. If an abstract is submitted by a resident or fellow that is under the mentorship of a member of the awards committee, that committee member will recuse him or herself from scoring that abstract. In the case of a tie score, the award will be determined by consensus of the PRN officers and Chair of the Travel Award Committee. For each award, the recipient will be required to present their project during the Pediatrics PRN Networking and Business Meeting at the ACCP Fall Meeting.
Deadline
August 20, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Elizabeth A. Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Perioperative Care

Description
The Perioperative Care PRN will award travel grants to provide partial financial support to qualifying applicants who are attending the 2019 ACCP Conference on Clinical Pharmacy in New York, New York.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
1. Be a full-time resident and member of ACCP in good standing 2. Be committed to attending the 2019 ACCP Conference on Clinical Pharmacy and the Perioperative Care PRN Business Meeting, where the candidate will present their project 3. Preference will be given to students/residents who are members of the Perioperative Care PRN
  • All applicants will be expected to obtain a signature of their current primary preceptor/faculty advisor or program director to ensure awareness of their travel intentions.
Application Requirements
Materials for Submission 1) The Travel Award Application that includes the following information: applicant name, contact information, institution, year of residency, expected end date, signature of program director 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) A personal statement (500 words or less) highlighting the following:
  • A description of the project you intend to present at the Perioperative Care PRN Business Meeting
  • Your involvement in perioperative care
  • How you will benefit from your time at the ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy
  • Interest in future involvement with ACCP and/or the Perioperative Care PRN
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Gourang Patel, Pharm.D., MSc,BCPS

Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacogenomics

Description
The M. Kelli Jordan Travel Award is a $1000 award to provide an opportunity for one pharmacy student, resident or fellow to present and promote his or her current research efforts to the PK/PD/PG PRN. This award will go toward registration and travel expenses for the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting in New York, NY.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
The applicant must: 1) Be a member of ACCP in good standing; 2) Be a member of the PK/PD/PG PRN; 3) Be a pharmacy student, resident, or fellow now or has completed training within the past 6 months; 4) Have a research abstract accepted for presentation at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting; 5) Agree to present results of the accepted research project at the PK/PD/PG PRN Business Meeting and Networking Forum at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Application Requirements
The following items must be submitted by the specified deadline: 1) A one-page personal statement describing why the applicant is involved with the PK/PD/PG PRN and how attending the annual meeting will assist with the applicant's career/residency goals; 2) A current curriculum vitae; 3) A one to two page letter of recommendation from the applicant’s primary advisor or supervisor; and 4) A copy of the applicant’s accepted research abstract.
Deadline
August 25, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
James M. Stevenson, Pharm.D., M.S.

Women's Health

Description
The Women’s Health PRN offers travel awards to PRN members who have an interest in women’s health, meet eligibility requirements, and are selected by the Award’s Committee. The $500 award is to provide partial support for registration and/or travel related expenses (flight, hotel, food) for one student and one resident/fellow member of the Women's Health PRN.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Applicants must be members of the ACCP Women’s Health PRN and attend the women’s health PRN business and networking meeting at the Annual meeting. The applicant will be expected to present a poster or other brief presentation related to women’s health at the women’s health business and networking meeting. Please indicate, if applicable, the title of your poster or proposed presentation to be presented at the ACCP Annual Meeting. Award recipients from the previous year are not eligible.
Application Requirements
Completed application form Current CV One page letter highlighting interest, career goals related to women’s health, if any research has been submitted/accepted for the Annual meeting, and the topic you would present on at the business meeting if selected. Letter of recommendation
Deadline
August 23, 2019
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Rebecca H. Stone, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP