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MSHP Honors and Awards

HEALTH-SYSTEM PHARMACIST OF THE YEAR: This award honors a pharmacist in a leadership role for significant contributions to the practice of pharmacy during the past 12 to 24 months.  The pharmacist must work in an organized health care setting and be a member of MSHP. 

MSHP OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD: This award honors a pharmacist who has contributed outstanding and sustained efforts toward the success of the Society.  The pharmacist must currently work, or have worked, in an organized health care setting and be an active member of MSHP. 

PRACTITIONER EXCELLENCE AWARD: This award honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in his/her patient-directed pharmacy practice within an organized health-care setting during the past 12 to 24 months. The pharmacist must have at least two (2) years of experience in his/her patient-directed pharmacy service and be a member of MSHP.

TECHNICIAN EXCELLENCE AWARD: This award honors a pharmacy technician who demonstrates excellence in his/her work and a commitment to pharmacy practice in an organized health care setting. The technician must have at least two (2)  years of pharmacy support experience and must currently be employed in a health care facility, and be a member of MSHP.

STUDENT EXCELLENCE AWARDS: This award honors four (4) students who are currently enrolled at a college of pharmacy located in Massachusetts and have demonstrated outstanding achievement and commitment to pharmacy in an organized health care setting. Each student must have a minimum of one (1) year pharmacy internship experience at an organized health care setting within the State of Massachusetts. One (1) student from each college of pharmacy in MA (Western New England, MCPHS Worcester, MCPHS Boston, Northeastern) will be honored.

PHARMACY HEALTH-SYSTEM AWARD: This award recognizes a pharmacy health-system for a specific new program focused on improving pharmaceutical care. The award consists of a plaque to which is added the pharmacy health-system's name. The plaque is housed in the winning health-system for one year, then passed on to the next recipient. To be considered for this award, the program must be ongoing and must have been implemented within the past 24 months. It must involve the collaborative efforts of a majority of the pharmacy personnel, and interdisciplinary interaction is encouraged. The program must have been shown to have a positive effect on one or more of the following:   

a)  patient care
b)  level of clinical competence of the pharmacy staff
c)  selection or monitoring of drug therapy
d)  quality assurance or improvement
e)  cost containment
f)   local or institutional community

PHARMACY RESIDENT RESEARCH PROJECT AWARD: This award recognizes an outstanding residency research project. The objective of this award is to promote innovation in the profession through the development of creative solutions to current problems. This new annual award will be given to a pharmacy resident who has identified a specific problem related to health-system pharmacy practice and has proposed an innovative solution. The outcome must have a positive impact on patient care.

MSHP FELLOW (FMSHP): This award recognizes excellence in pharmacy practice and promotes public awareness of pharmacists who have distinguished themselves in practice. Candidates for MSHP's Fellow Recognition Program must be members of MSHP and must have:

1. Demonstrated sustained practice excellence in health-system pharmacy for at least 5 years.
2. Contributed to the total body of knowledge in pharmacy practice.
3. Demonstrated ongoing commitment to educating practitioners.
4. Worked to support the profession (e.g., through active membership and participation in MSHP).

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5/14/2018 » 5/15/2018
MSHP 2018 Annual Meeting and Honors & Awards Banquet

MSHP Institutional Members

Baystate Health
Baystate Wing Hospital Corp.
Berkshire Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth
Beth Israel Deaconesss Hospital - Needham
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Boston
Beverly Hospital
Boston Medical Center
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital
Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center
Children's Hospital Boston
Emerson Hospital
Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital
Falmouth Hospital
Franciscan Hospital for Children
Hallmark Health System
Harrington Memorial
Health Alliance Hospital
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Lowell General Hospital
Martha's Vineyard Hospital
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Massachusetts General Hospital
Milford Regional Medical Center
Mount Auburn Hospital
Nashoba Valley Medical Center
New England Baptist Hospital
New England Rehabilitation Hospital
North Shore Medical Center
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
St. Vincent Hospital
Steward Carney Hospital
Steward Holy Family Hospital
Steward Norwood Hospital
Tufts Medical Center
UMass Medical School Clinical Pharmacy Services
UMass Memorial Medical Center


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