2013 Pharmacy Faculty Development Fellowship in
Community Pharmacy Practice - Medication Adherence
NAME OF AWARD:
AFPE-NACDS FOUNDATION PHARMACY FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP IN COMMUNITY
PHARMACY PRACTICE - MEDICATION ADHERENCE
PURPOSE OF AWARD:
To enable a full-time Pharm.D. or Ph.D. teaching faculty at a US school/college
of pharmacy to undertake a minimum 6-month intensive period of advanced
education (including coursework), training, and/or research in medication
adherence in community pharmacy practice settings.
To develop pharmacy college teaching faculty and/or researchers capable
of making major contributions to curriculum design, experiential education,
clinical research, applied research and/or basic research in the area
of medication adherence in community pharmacy practice settings. To increase
the number of full-time faculty at US schools/colleges of pharmacy with
specific expertise in medication adherence teaching and/or research.
NUMBER OF AWARDS and STIPENDS:
One (1) fellowship per year with a $25,000 stipend from AFPE that is matched
by the applicant's institution for a total of $50,000. Funds are considered
a grant direct to the faculty member. No portion of the stipend may be
diverted for institutional overhead. The stipend can be used for salary
(including sabbatical leave salary) and other costs including travel as
designated by the Fellowship recipient and his/her mentor.
The applicant shall:
- Have received the Pharm.D. and/or Ph.D. degree. (May also hold a B.S.
and/or M.S.; but not an M.D. or D.Sc.).
- Be a full-time faculty at an accredited US school or college of pharmacy.
- Have completed (or will have completed in the year the application
is submitted) post-doctoral work in medication adherence in community
pharmacy practice settings, as documented by curriculum development,
publications, experiential education activities, clincial research,
applied research and/or basic research.
- Agree to carry out the Fellowship on a full-time basis and agree not
to engage in any part-time work during the Fellowship. Sabbatical leave
salaries may be accepted.
- Provide a letter signed by his/her Dean and Department Chair assuring
that the applicant is relieved of all teaching, advisory, clinical,
administrative, and service responsibilities during the minimum 6-month
Fellowship period, except for such teaching or clinical responsibilities
(not to exceed 10% of time) as may be required by the applicant's proposed
- Be able to provide evidence of acceptance for the desired fellowship
training by a suitable mentor at a recognized academic/research institution
affiliated with a school/ college of pharmacy. Potential mentors will
be judged solely by professional qualifications and experience and may
hold a Ph.D., D.Sc., or Pharm.D. degree.
- Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
- Agree not to accept any other external funding such as fellowships,
scholarships, grant awards, etc. from NIH, AHA, ACS, ACCP, ASCP, ASHP,
or any other external organization or government agency during the term
of this AFPE award.
Application forms and related guidelines can be downloaded here
Successful applicants must submit a Proposed Research Report and a Final
Report. Instructions for the organization of these reports are available
APPLICATION DEADLINE and SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Application forms and all supporting documentation must be received no
later than April 1, 2013 at AFPE, (until January 16, 2012)One Church Street, Suite 400, Rockville,
MD 20850, or (after January 16, 2012 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700,
Arlington, VA 22201-3042. The Fellowship recipient will be notified by June 1, 2013. An
Advisory Committee will review applications and submit finalists to the
AFPE Board of Grants who will select the award recipient. Funding for
successful applicants will be distributed before or on September 1, depending
on the needs of the applicant.
SPONSOR: National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation
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