Empire Experiential Education Consortium (EEEC)

The mission of the EEEC is to establish a collaboration of ideas and best practices for the experiential education of students of pharmacy within the state of New York and Northwest Pennsylvania.

Through the development of strong collegial networks, the EEEC will establish problem solving techniques and stay abreast of current issues in Experiential Education, while advocating for the practice of pharmacy among local, state and national policy makers.

Specifically, the EEEC:

  1. Conducts a semi-annual meeting open to all experiential education teams within schools and/or colleges of pharmacy.  Additional individuals may be invited by any group member. Invitations will be approved by simple majority.
  2. Establishes a format by which the membership may communicate with confidence on common program based concerns.
  3. Aides one another with items including, but not limited to: site/preceptor development, curricula/programmatic development, research, public policy, clinical and professional practice standards.
  4. Advocates for student practice abilities in effort to develop practice ready and team ready clinicians. increased site capacity

Bylaws

ARTICLE I.  NAME AND MEMBERSHIP

The name of this organization shall be the Empire Experiential Education Consortium. Herein, referred to as the EEEC.

Historically, the organization was comprised of the experiential teams within the western quadrant of the state of New York. Today, membership is open to any experiential team within a school/college of pharmacy with a vested interest in the mission and vision of the EEEC.

ARTICLE II.  MISSION AND VISION

The mission of the EEEC is to establish a collaboration of ideas and best practices for the experiential education of students of pharmacy within the state of New York and Northwest Pennsylvania. Through the development of strong collegial networks, the EEEC will establish problem solving techniques and stay abreast of current issues in Experiential Education, while advocating for the practice of pharmacy among local, state, and national policy makers.

Specifically, the EEEC:

  1. Conducts a semi-annual meeting open to all experiential education teams within schools and/or colleges of pharmacy.  Additional individuals may be invited by any group member. Invitations will be approved by simple majority.
  2. Establishes a format by which the membership may communicate with confidence on common program based concerns.
  3. Aides one another with items including, but not limited to: site/preceptor development, curricula/programmatic development, research, public policy, clinical and professional practice standards.
  4. Advocates for student practice abilities in effort to develop practice ready and team ready clinicians. increased site capacity

Article III. MEMBERSHIP/VOTING

Membership / Voting:  There will be organizational and individual memberships.  Each member institution is entitled to one vote. The outcome on votes shall be determined by a simple majority.

Additional schools/colleges of pharmacy who wish to become a member of the EEEC must apply and be voted on by the current membership with a majority vote winning. Once approved the current Academic Cooperation MOU must be amended to include the new participant.

Bylaws:  These bylaws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds majority of the membership.  Any changes to the bylaws must be presented for review to all members at least 30 days prior to any vote to change.