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The Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy is announcing a call for nominations for:
The deadline for submission of nominations for all of these opportunities is August 10, 2015.
Board of Commissioners
The Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (CCGP) is seeking nominations for one Pharmacist Commissioner member of the Board of Commissioners at this time. A pharmacist who works in the hospital setting is preferred for this position. The newly elected Commissioner will serve a three-year term that commences October 31, 2015.
Examination Development Committee
CCGP seeks volunteer Certified Geriatric Pharmacists for appointment to the Examination Development Committee (EDC). CCGP seeks to achieve a balance on the Committee of pharmacists in various practice settings. At this time, individuals who work in hospital settings would receive preference for consideration.
Newly elected EDC members will serve a three-year term that commences on October 31, 2015. Self-nominations are encouraged.
Ethics and Grievance Committee
CCGP is seeking a Public Member for the Ethics and Grievance Committee. This is a non-pharmacist position to provide a consumer/patient perspective to the Committee. Health professionals would generally not qualify for this position. The Public Member will serve a three-year term that commences October 31, 2015.
Pharmacists are encouraged to nominate qualified persons for this Public Member position.
For eligibility criteria, and details about submission of nominees, please check this page:
We look forward to receiving your nominations. Questions should be submitted to:
Promoting Excellence in Geriatric Health Care through Education and Certification