News & Events

Call for Mentors for Speed Mentoring Event
The ASCPT Mentor Task force will be hosting the second annual Speed Mentoring event at the 2015 Annual Meeting.  Members who are interested in serving as Mentors will have the opportunity to meet with a number of mentees in a series of one-on-one discussions.  Mentors who are interested in participating should contact for more information.

Special Programming for Students and Trainees
Trainees and Students, there will be a number of programs designed specifically to enhance your professional development, beginning with two special educational sessions on Wednesday, March 4, preceding the start of the ASCPT Annual Meeting.  

2015 Dues Renewal
Did you miss the 2015 renewal deadline? Don’t get converted to a non-member! You can still renew your 2015 membership before December 31st to ensure your membership extends for at least another year. 

Member-Get-A-Member Campaign
Thank you all for your participation in the Member-Get-A-Member Campaign.  Winners will be announced soon. 

ASCPT Member Question of the Month

One of the many exciting events planned for the ASCPT 2015 Annual Meeting is the Asparagus Population Kinetic Project; the first 100 to volunteer will get a custom t-shirt.  Do you plan to participate?

ASCPT Leadership Blog Post
ASCPT has two high-quality journals, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CPT) and CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology (CPT:PSP); this month's blog post  features Kellie Schoolar Reynolds, PharmD providing an insider look at the history of the journals and how you can get involvedRead the post today and use the comments box to provide your thoughts on this issue. 

November Member of the Month

Alexander M.M. Shepherd, MD, PhD, FAHA, FASH, is the November Member of the Month.

Read Alexander's full profile


Annual Meeting

The 2015 ASCPT Annual Meeting Preliminary Program is now available online!
Review the scientific program today and plan on joining us in New Orleans, March 3-7, for the premier scientific meeting devoted to clinical pharmacology.  

Registration and Housing is Now Open

Registration for the ASCPT 2015 Annual Meeting is now open. Register before the Early Bird Deadline, Friday, December 12, 2014 for maximum savings  on your registration.

After completing your registration, secure your housing at  the Hyatt Regency, the official headquarters hotel of the ASCPT 2015 Annual Meeting. Looking to save even more? Register for one of two Pre-conferences AND the ASCPT Annual Meeting AND reserve a room at the Hyatt Regency.

ALERT! Beware of fraudulent housing claims.
Hotel reservations should only be made through the direct housing links on the ASCPT Website or the housing links provided in your registration confirmation.  If contacted by someone claiming to be affiliated with ASCPT housing, please alert ASCPT and do not make arrangements:  e-mail or call 703.836.6981.

ASCPT Online Education
In line with ASCPT’s strategic objective of developing and supporting career development programs, ASCPT is pleased to announce that video recordings of the Mid-Career Transitions special session and the Career Bootcamp from the 2014 Annual Meeting are now all available.


We are pleased to announce that as part of the exciting transition of ASCPT's journals to Wiley as our new publishing partner, the journals' submission and review systems, operated through EJournalPress, are now live on the Wiley platform. Find the journal submission and review sites at and

Read the newest papers published in CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, now available online at
CPT:PSP is pleased to offer our own podcast, PSPod. Listen to the newest PSPod episode with Catherijne Knibbe, PharmD, PhD, from St. Antonius Hospital/Leiden University about modeling and simulation in pediatric clinical pharmacology. 

December 2014 CPT
issue now online! 
Mitochondrial Pharmacology

New CPT Podcast
In the newest CPT podcast, Dr. Federico Innocenti, MD, PhD, and Dr. Julie Johnson, PharmD, discuss the clinical utility of pharmacogenetic testing. Listen to the podcast.

Themed CPT Issues

We are now considering submissions for the following CPT issues: Pain, Global Drug Development, and the Blood Brain Barrier. Contact the editorial office at for deadlines.

Sign up to be a Reviewer
Serving as a reviewer for CPT or the new CPT:PSP journal is a great way to get involved!  If you are interested in becoming a reviewer for either journal, complete the Volunteer Form and send it to

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