• AwardCall for Excellence Award Nominations

    The awards are: Emerging Chapter Award, Established Chapter Excellence Award, Special Interest Group Excellence Award, Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, Excellence in Community Service Award, Excellence in Education Award, Excellence in Leadership Award, and Excellence in Research Award.

    The nominations are tallied in July and the winners are announced every year during the Awards Celebration at the GAPNA Annual Conference.

    Now is the time to nominate a colleague or yourself - DEADLINE is June 1, 2019.

    Get started... nominate today!

  • Poster Presentation


    This 22-module curriculum provides a basic knowledge base for Nurse Practitioners who looking to advance their expertise in caring for patients with dementia.

    FREE to GAPNA members until September 1, 2019

  • GAPNA Exchange


    GAPNA Exchange is a private, secure community for members to share ideas, ask questions, lend expertise, and network with peers.

    It features both an Open Forum discussion area along with smaller, segmented communities.

    Interact with GAPNA members wherever and whenever!

    Go to GAPNA Exchange

  • GAPNA Foundation Awards and Grants


    GAPNA Foundation has $11,000 to give away in grants!

    The primary goal of the GAPNA Foundation is to provide financial support for research and educational opportunities.

    Find out if you qualify and submit your application by May 15, 2019!

    Visit GAPNA Foundation Awards and Grants

  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer a series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Alzheimer’s Disease Today and Tomorrow: Optimal Treatment and Collaborative Care," is the first program offered.

    What are the state-of-the-art strategies for managing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? How can the multidisciplinary team work together to ensure timely intervention and optimal outcomes?

    Find out about it!

  • Meet the Candidates for the 2019-2020 BOD!
    The time to vote is coming soon!

    Please take a moment to read about this year’s candidates and why they feel they should be chosen for the position noted.


Host Hotel

Hilton Chicago Sight of Contemporary Pharmacology Conference

GAPNA’s Contemporary Pharmacology & Prescribing in Older Adults conference will be held March 28-30, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago.

Located on South Michigan Avenue overlooking Grant Park, this classic hotel offers a convenient location to Chicago attractions, and many amenities that provide added benefits to your accommodation experience, such as the indoor swimming pool and the largest hotel fitness center in Chicago.

For dining and relaxing, classic collides with cool for mixing and mingling. Take a cozy seat and decompress with the tranquil glow of the fireplace and glimmering chandeliers while gazing upon the activity along Michigan Avenue and Grant Park with handcrafted cocktail in hand at 720 South Bar + Grill, where you’ll enjoy a taste of local Midwest flavors, featuring seasonally inspired menu selections that focus on local ingredients.

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Gather for pre- or post-conference discussions or connect with friends and colleagues over a pint at Kitty O’Sheas. Try the neighborhood favorite Green Bloody Mary during weekend brunch and bite into chef’s award-winning mac ‘n’ cheese prepared with braised short ribs, corn bread, salted caramel, and tabasco onions.

Also enjoy the versatility of Herb N’ Kitchen for grab and go selections. Fresh, flavorful, and ready when you are, this versatile grab and go destination offers pastries from scratch, artisan sandwiches and salads, vintage labels, local and craft brews, Starbucks®, countless soda fountain options, and plenty of snacks to keep you charged throughout the day and night

Join your friends at the 2019 Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults Conference, March 28-30, 2019, in Chicago, IL.

Register today!