Search    
         
Investigator Development
Futures Grants Program

The Futures Grants program provides mentored developmental awards designed to provide support for the development of research skills among early-career ACCP members with a goal of establishing sustained interest and careers in clinical pharmacy research. Click below to learn more.

Focused Investigator Training (FIT) Program

FIT is an intensive 5-day hands-on program for a limited number of experienced pharmacist-investigators looking to maximize their chances of success in the current research funding environment. The 2019 FIT Program will be held June 17 - June 21 at the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy. Click below to learn more.

Mentored Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) Program

MeRIT is the Foundation’s newest investigator development offering, connecting a mentee with an accomplished ACCP research mentor and local adviser. This individualized longitudinal (2-year) program combines face-to-face and virtual guidance and training into developing investigators. Beginning with a 5-day immersion experience concurrent with the FIT Program, participants will be mentored through research design, data collection, results presentation, and manuscript preparation. The 2019 MeRIT Program will be held June 17 - June 21 at the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy.

The following ACCP PRNs are making scholarships available to PRN members that are accepted to FIT or MeRIT in 2018. The RI automatically forwards eligible names and proposals to each PRN for review and selection of scholarship recipients.

  • Ambulatory Care PRN: 1 full or 2 partial scholarships for both FIT and MeRIT
  • Critical Care PRN: 1 full or 2 partial scholarships for both FIT and MeRIT
  • Geriatrics PRN: 1/2 tuition scholarship for FIT or MeRIT
  • Infectious Diseases PRN: 1 full or 2 partial scholarships for both FIT and MeRIT
Research and Scholarship Development Certificate Program

The ACCP Academy Research and Scholarship Development Certificate Program is an educational program aimed at developing basic clinical research and scholarly abilities. This program is an extension of the previous “Research Training Curriculum” developed by ACCP in the late 1990s. The program's primary target audience for this program is clinical pharmacists who practice in a setting where research and scholarly activity are expectations of their position.