The National Governors Association recently released The Expanding Role of Pharmacists in a Transformed Health Care System. This report highlights how states can better integrate pharmacists into the health care system and is one more confirmation of the profession’s role in addressing the health care needs of patients.
Join an APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Special Interest Group and to begin networking with SIG members on APhA Engage, follow these few easy steps:
The Compounding SIG is a network community within APhA-APPM where pharmacists and student pharmacists share ideas, education, and advocacy for compounding pharmacy.
Diabetes Management SIG
The Diabetes Management SIG is a network for pharmacists and student pharmacists who share an interest in the area of diabetes management.
Immunizing Pharmacists SIG
The Immunizing Pharmacists SIG is a network for pharmacists and student pharmacists who share an interest in the area of immunizations.
Medical Home/ACO SIG
The Medical Home/ACO SIG is a network for practitioners, administrators and educators who share an interest regarding new models for patient care, specifically the patient–centered medical home and accountable care organizations (ACOs).
Medication Management SIG
The Medication Management SIG provides pharmacists from different practice areas an opportunity to communicate professional interests, concerns, and prospective goals for MTM services.
Nuclear Pharmacy Practice SIG
The Nuclear Pharmacy Practice SIG serves pharmacists involved in the specialty practice of nuclear pharmacy by providing its stakeholders an avenue in which to fulfill individual professional goals and support the goals of the Academy.
Pain, Palliative Care and Addiction SIG
The Pain, Palliative Care and Addiction SIG supports pharmacists and student pharmacist interns who care for individuals with acute/chronic pain and pain associated with life limiting illnesses. The SIG also focuses on associated addictions of any kind.
The Preceptor SIG is a professional network of pharmacists who share an interest in any or all aspects of precepting student pharmacists and/or pharmacy residents.
Transitions of Care SIG
The Transitions of Care SIG is a professional network of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working to overcome transitional challenge and enhance collaboration among pharmacists in all practice setting as they provide care to patients during transition to/from various practice settings.
Are you a New Practitioner? A new member to APhA-APPM? Or a current APhA-APPM member looking for ways to get more involved with APhA-APPM? APhA-APPM invites you to learn more about the Academy, the Special Interest Groups, and various elected and non-elected volunteer opportunities. Start networking today!
The APhA-APPM Executive Committee (EC) is pleased to release the Guidelines for APhA-APPM Special Interest Groups and the Application for APhA-APPM Special Interest Groups. A SIG is an interest based member group that will be led a volunteer coordinator and co-coordinator and provide a forum for members to network and support the profession by addressing emerging issues. Watch the video on SIGs. Academy members are encouraged to review the Guidelines and Application and contact staff Margaret Tomecki or a member of the APhA-APPM EC for assistance with the Application.