2017 Press Releases

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June 21
ASHP Foundation Recognizes 2017 Oncology Traineeship Participants
Two pharmacists participated in the ASHP Research and Education Foundation’s Enhanced Oncology Patient Care Traineeship. The traineeship is a five-month educational experience during which pharmacists are educated and trained to develop and maintain specialized services for the management of patients with cancer. Trainees engage in intensive distance learning activities and complete 10 days of onsite experiential training.

June 20, 2017
ASHP Foundation Announces 2017 Patient-Centered Ambulatory Care Traineeship Participants
Four pharmacists recently completed the ASHP Research and Education Foundation’s Patient-Centered Ambulatory Care Optimized Traineeship. During this two-part educational program, participants learned to elevate quality, safety, and outcomes in medical homes, and clinics. Participants built competence that enabled them to implement services and quality metrics in their organizations, transform patient care, and optimize outcomes.

June 16, 2017
ASHP Foundation Announces the 2017 Advanced Pain Management Traineeship Participants
Properly managing chronic pain continues to be a top priority for healthcare professionals. This hands-on, five-month, tiered educational initiative combines distance and onsite experiential training. Pharmacists will learn to develop comprehensive services for patients in pain and those with palliative care needs and serve as a valuable resource on healthcare teams.

June 2, 2017
ASHP Foundation Announces 2017 Recipients of the Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grants
The ASHP Research and Education Foundation announced today that funding has been awarded to pharmacy resident researchers who hope to improve patient care by optimizing pharmacists’ roles through the 2017 ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program. The grantees will study critical healthcare issues such as pharmacist-driven inhaler optimization, opioid therapy, gaps in care in patients with type 2 diabetes, hepatitis C clinic care delivery models, and empathy towards patient weight loss.

May 26, 2017
ASHP Foundation Continues to Support Pharmacy Residency Training by Increasing Available Residency Positions
There are more than 2,200 residency programs in the United States with approximately 4,586 positions available. More than 1,500 were unable to obtain a training spot because of the shortage of pharmacy residency positions and funding. This year, the ASHP Foundation awarded $275,000 in grants to 11 institutions for use in establishing additional pharmacy residency positions. Since its inception, the program has awarded more than $3.2 million to 88 institutions total.

February 23, 2017
ASHP Foundation Announces 2015-2016 New Investigator Research Grant Recipients
The ASHP Research and Education Foundation awarded funding to two new investigators to study pharmacy practice model advances through the 2015-2016 New Investigator Research Grant Program. The program aims to support quality research to advance pharmacy practice, develop new investigators’ research skills, and help grantees develop mentoring relationships with experienced senior investigators.

February 7, 2017

ASHP Foundation Announces 2016 Recipients of Pharmacy Practice Advancement Demonstration Grants
The ASHP Research and Education Foundation awarded funding to two pharmacist investigators through the 2015-2016 Pharmacy Practice Advancement Demonstration Grant Program. The program supports demonstration projects related to practice advancement, consistent with the ASHP/ASHP Foundation Practice Advancement Initiative (PAI) and Ambulatory PAI.