Call for Participation, Nominations, Applications, Submissions, Proposals, and Abstracts

Please mark your calendar with the deadlines listed below, and "make YOUR mark" on PPA and our profession! 
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Call for Yaffe Award Nominations
Deadline: October 30, 2020 (new)
Submit your Nomination
Since 2002, the Sumner J. Yaffe Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics has recognized significant and sustained contributions toward the improvement of children's health through the expansion of the field of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics.
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Call for Helms Award Nominations
Deadline: October 30, 2020 (new)
Submit your Nomination
Established in 2006, the Helms Award recognizes (1) exemplary pediatric patient care, and ​(2) sustained and meritorious contributions to pediatric pharmacy practice, and ​(3) sustained and meritorious contributions to PPA, and ​(4) contributions to education, precepting, and/or mentorship ​(5) contributions of new knowledge (scholarship) To be eligible for the award, nominees should be a practitioner who has made a lasting contribution to pediatric pharmacy practice. Nominees must be in pediatric pharmacy practice for a minimum of fifteen (15) years and an active member of PPA for a minimum of five (5) continuous years. More Information
Call for FPPA Applications
Deadline: October 30, 2020 (new)
Submit your Application
The Fellow of the Pediatric Pharmacy Association (FPPA) Recognition Program serves the following purposes: to recognize excellence in pediatric pharmacy practice, and; to grant recognition and to promote public awareness of pharmacists who have distinguished themselves in pediatric pharmacy practice. More Information
Call for Annual Meeting Session Proposals in Infectious Disease and Pediatric ICU
Deadline: October 30 (new)
Submit Your Proposal
The PPA Education Committee is seeking submissions for sessions at our 2021 Annual Conference in Norfolk, VA. The Conference has two dedicated focus areas: Infectious Disease and Pediatric ICU. You may submit a full proposal (which includes title, speakers, learning objectives, learning methods, and educational needs assessment), or you can submit a partial proposal (which includes suggested title, speakers, and learning objectives). Please note that all proposals will be considered for our PPA-U BCPPS recertification program.
Call for Annual Meeting Student Session Proposals 
Deadline: October 30 (new)
Submit your Proposal
PPA has seen tremendous growth in the number of student groups and student participation at our Annual Meeting. These excited student pharmacists are eager to learn more about pediatric pharmacy. Pharmacy residents and new faculty members are the ideal individuals to provided education to this group because they understand the topics that may interest these students. If you are interested in providing a 20-30 minute presentation at a national meeting, please submit your ideas for consideration! 
Call for Nominations: Board of Directors and Officers
Deadline: November 15, 2020
Submit your Nomination
PPA is accepting nominations for President-Elect, Treasurer-Elect, Secretary, and Director-At-Large Board positions. Please nominate candidates to be considered for the 2021 ballot. 
Call for John Dice Student Scholarship Applications
Deadline: January 22, 2021
Submit your Application
PPA has established the first scholarship available to pharmacy students who have demonstrated dedication to pediatric pharmacy practice and have expressed an interest in pursuing a career as a pharmacist specializing in pediatrics. Each year PPA will select two [2] recipients, each of whom will receive a $500 (US dollars) scholarship. More Information
Call for Abstracts 
(Scientific, Best Practices, Case Reports, Teaching and Student)
Due: February 5, 2021

Submit Your Abstract
Poster Presentations are informal discussions of current projects in pharmacy practice with meeting attendees. It is your opportunity share successful programs that have worked in pediatric healthcare systems, and to pick up ideas from others. All practitioners, investigators, post-doctoral trainees, and students in the field of pediatric clinical pharmacy, whether members of PPA or not, are invited to submit abstracts of papers to be considered for platform or poster presentation at the Annual PPA Meeting and Pediatric Pharmacy Conference. We are accepting poster abstracts in the following categories: Scientific/Research, Case Reports, Best Practice, Scholarship in Teaching, and Student. More Information
Call for Residency Project Presentations
Due: February 5, 2021
Submit your Abstract
The PPA Resident Showcase is designed to provide pharmacy residents and fellows with an opportunity to make formal presentations of their projects or research in a relaxed professional setting, discuss clinical or administrative case experiences, have open forum discussions, meet leaders in pediatric pharmacy, and broaden relationships with other residents and fellows. Today's residents and fellows will become the leading practitioners of tomorrow. More Information


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