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President's Message - Communicate and Be Heard

Over the holidays I got a chance to go to the movie theater. My extended family was in from out of town and stayed at our house, so it was good to get out with everyone and go to a large movie complex so everyone could select the movie they wante... Read More

Directly Speaking - Medication Errors: They're Everyone's Business

The fallout from the New England Compounding Center contaminated products continues to reign down on pharmacy across the nation and here in Illinois. While I wouldn’t call that problem a true medication error, in several ways it is. More importan... Read More

President's Message - Keep Moving Forward

Ever since the movie “Jaws” came out years ago, I have had a healthy respect for (alright, let’s be honest, a dreaded fear of) sharks. My favorite vacation spot generally includes a sunny warm beach near a body of salt water in which ... Read More

PhORCAS: A Bright Future for Reference Writers?

Writing letters of recommendation can be a daunting task for new and experienced reference writers alike, and the addition of the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) to this year’s residency application process wil... Read More

Leadership Profile - Jennifer Splawski, PharmD, BCPS

  Jennifer Splawski, PharmD, BCPSICHP Glenbrook Hospital Champion Where did you go to pharmacy school? University of Illinois at ChicagoTrace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained / worked, any special accom... Read More

Leadership Profile - Agnes Dominic, CPhT

Agnes Dominic, CPhT ICHP Champion at University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Describe your current role as a technician and how it has changed over the years.I am a nationally certified technician and have progressed in technician ... Read More

IPC Releases New Report on Synthetic Drugs in Illinois

The Illinois Poison Center (IPC) and Humana are pleased to share with you a recently released whitepaper which provides an overview of the dangers of synthetic drugs and initiatives to curb their use in the State of Illinois. Please click here to view ... Read More

Leadership Profile - Scott Bergman

Where did you go to pharmacy school? South Dakota State University (2004)Trace your professional history since graduation. After graduation, I completed residencies in Pharmacy Practice & Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy at West Virginia U... Read More

Champion Profile - Liz Gorski

Where did you go to pharmacy school? Creighton University in Omaha, NE Trace your professional history since graduation.I completed my PGY1 residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. I spent the first 1.5 years after my residency as a General Medi... Read More

Directly Speaking - The Need for Vision for Every Shirt Color!

This month’s column is being written later than usual because I just completed a two-week community service project in Rockford called Sharefest.  This is the sixth year that Sharefest has renovated Rockford Public School buildings by painti... Read More

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