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President's Message - The Many Different Types of Intelligence

It was October 1st, and I sat staring at a piece of paper showing my first-grader’s MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) scores. He did not do as well as I had hoped he would do. I had been told by other mothers that this is the test that determin... Read More

Directly Speaking - How Do You Manage Your Own Life-Long Learning?

At the end of October, I had the opportunity to participate in ACPE’s CPE Summit. The Summit was a brief look back at the first 40 years of continuing pharmacy education and then a deep dive into what could be in its future over the next 10-15 ye... Read More

President's Message - Presidential Inaugural Address - Leadership: It’s Not Just for Leaders

As I stand here looking out over the crowd, it warms my heart to see so many people who have played such a pivotal role in my career. As a student and a pharmacy technician, I was fortunate to have great role models who taught me many things not includ... Read More

Directly Speaking - Annual Meeting Town Hall

ICHP’s 2015 Annual Meeting was my 23rd Annual Meeting as an employee and the Council’s 40th overall! This Annual Meeting hosted ICHP’s 4th Town Hall Meeting in two years and several important issues were discussed. Two of the issues d... Read More

President's Message - The Year in Review

A few weeks ago, I ended my term as President and joined the ranks of the Past Presidents Club. I want to take a few minutes to reflect on the accomplishments of the organization over the last year and thank the many people who helped us complete anoth... Read More

Directly Speaking - PTCB: Where are we and where are we going?

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Pharmacy Technician Board, Inc., a not-for-profit certifying body established in 1995 by four pharmacy organizations. Two State associations, the Michigan Pharmacists Association and the Illinois Council of Health... Read More

President's Message - Collaboration Gone Wrong

One of the first things I was asked to do after my election as President was to choose a “theme” for my presidency. I selected collaboration, and I’ve tried, in these articles for KeePosted, to offer examples and suggestions for ... Read More

Directly Speaking - Where’s the Beef?!

The 1984 Wendy’s slogan has become an American catchphrase. Even though Wendy’s ended its use in 1985 and only revived it briefly in 2011, we frequently hear it used in a variety of situations. Well, today’s “where’s the b... Read More

Introducing the Technician of the Year Award

ICHP, through the Division of Marketing Affairs, is pleased to announce the first annual Pharmacy Technician of the Year award!  Please see the criteria and instructions below and consider nominating a deserving pharmacy technician with whom you w... Read More

President's Message - Pharmacy Residencies

As we have recently gone through residency matching season, I thought this might be a good time to reflect on that topic. It was a very successful match this year with more than 3600 applicants matching with a position. The percentage of PGY1s who matc... Read More

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