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The Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists is an organization comprised of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who practice in Central Texas.

AASHP is an affiliate of the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

August AASHP Meeting

You are cordially invited to our Wednesday, August 6 dinner/CE meeting.  This meeting is being held in Cedar Park at Bucca de Beppo in Lakeline Mall and the topic is "Updates in Lipid and HTN Guidelines: What's new and how does it change practice?".

For more information, click the "Meetings" button or click here to RSVP for this meeting!

Officers Page

The list of AASHP Officers has been updated, along with the Membership info.

Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists Scholarship

The Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists Scholarship was established in 1998. The scholarship is awarded to students currently enrolled in either a professional or non-traditional post-graduate pharmacy degree program.

Requirements & Selection Criteria  

Professional student criteria:

  • The student shall be a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year student enrolled in a doctorate of pharmacy degree program in Texas
  • The student shall be a member of the Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In the event that there are no AASHP members who apply for a scholarship, the scholarship shall be awarded to a member of AACP.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on “need” basis, not scholastic achievement.
  • The student shall have worked in a health-system pharmacy as a professional student or shall make a commitment to work in a health-system pharmacy upon graduation for at least a year.

Non-traditional Pharm.D. or Graduate Student:

  • The student shall be enrolled in a post-entry level degree program in pharmacy.
  • The student shall be a member of the Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In the event that there are no AASHP members who apply for a scholarship, the scholarship shall be awarded to a member of AACP.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on “need” basis, not scholastic achievement.

Applications for the scholarship should be submitted to the TSHP R&E Foundation for selection of the recipient. . If no applicants meet the criteria above, the TSHP R&E Foundation will pick an alternative applicant from other scholarship applicants and consult with the AASHP Board for final approval by a majority vote of the AASHP Board. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded this year.

Please visit the following address to apply:
http://www.tshp-foundation.org/scholarships/

Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacy Technician Grant  

Deadline: August 19, 2013 at 5 pm
Award: $500 used toward attending TSHP annual seminar in April  

Criteria:

  • The pharmacy technician shall be a member of the Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • The applicant must be a pharmacy technician working in a hospital in the Austin area.

To apply please submit the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Personal objectives and goals
  • Letter of support from a member of the pharmacy profession.

Please submit the above information to officers@aashp.net before the deadline.

Employment OpportunityNew!

Full Time Pharmacist: we are looking for a BMT  and/or Hemc/Onc specific pharmacist.

 If you have at least 1 year experience please contact Carmen.hanney@stdavids.com.

Visit AASHP on Facebook

AASHP now has a Facebook page!  Click the link in the left column then click the Like button to get AASHP updates in your newsfeed!

Employment Opportunity for a  PRN Pharmacist

Rotating weekend (Sat & Sun) position with locally owned home infusion company. Primary duties including processing TPNs - neonates and adults.

Must have IV experience (preferably TPN) and is IV certified. Must be comfortable with a fast paced environment, multitasking and is accurate.

Other duties include providing medications for home care patents, taking call.

Contact Carlos Garcia PharmD, Directory of Pharmacy, IV Specialty, Ltd at 512-459-8777 for more information.

Tentative 2013 Meeting Dates

Click here to see the tentative 2013 meeting dates.

TSHP Foundation

The TSHP Foundation needs your continuing support to maintain and expand its programs. You can have an impact and help shape the future of Pharmacy in Texas.

Click here for more information about the TSHP Foundation, and here to make a contribution.

AASHP Constitution

The Austin Area Society of Health-System Pharmacists Constitution has been amended with changes to the by-laws. The changes were approved by the membership at the October, 2007 meeting and the amended Constitution has been posted on our website (click to download).

Thanks to the officers of AASHP and especially Deanna Dossey, AASHP Past President, for spearheading the process of amending the AASHP Constitution so that we may better serve the members of our organization.

The History of AASHP

Deana Dossey, Past-President of AASHP has compiled a very interesting history of AASHP (thanks, Deana!). 

Click here to read the article, and be sure to send additions, corrections, and comments to <history@aashp.net>.

Miscellany

  • Please join the AASHP Announcement Email list to be notified of future meetings and events.  Click here sign up.
  • Join AASHP or renew your membership with our online membership form
 
 
 

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