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MSHP Honors and Awards



MSHP PHARMACIST OF THE YEAR: Honors a pharmacist, for significant contributions to the practice of pharmacy during the past 12-24 months. The nominee must work in an organized health care setting and be a member of MSHP. Submit»


MSHP OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD: Honors a pharmacist who has contributed outstanding and sustained efforts toward the success of the Society. The nominee must currently work or have worked in an organized health care setting and be an active member of MSHP. Nominations for this award must include a description of the specific nature and duration of service to the Society. Submit»


MSHP PRECEPTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD: Honors a pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in precepting pharmacy students and/or pharmacy residents during the past 12 to 24 months. The pharmacist must be a member of MSHP and precept students and/or residents within Massachusetts. Nominations may be made by any MSHP member and must include how the preceptor creates an exceptional learning environment for the trainee. Submit»


MSHP TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR 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 nominee must have at least two years of pharmacy support experience and must currently be employed in a health care facility. The nominee needs to be a member of MSHP. Submit»

STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD: Honors one (1) student from any of the colleges of pharmacy located in Massachusetts who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and commitment to pharmacy in an organized healthcare setting. Student enrolled in an entry-level pharmacy degree program are eligible, provided they are nominated by a MSHP member. Nominee must have a minimum of 1 year pharmacy internship experience at an organized healthcare setting within the state of Massachusetts. Submit»


MSHP PHARMACY HEALTH-SYSTEM 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. Nominations for this award must include a description of the program, the date the program was implemented, the level of involvement of the health-system (e.g., all staff members, six of ten staff members, etc.), the scope of the involvement, and any relevant outcomes achieved thus far. Submit»


MSHP PHARMACY RESIDENT/FELLOW RESEARCH PROJECT AWARD: Recognizes an outstanding residency research project. All Massachusetts-based pharmacy residents and fellows are invited to submit projects to be considered for the MSHP Pharmacy Resident/Fellow Research Project Award. The objective of this award is to promote innovation in the profession through the development of creative solutions to current problems. This award will be given to a pharmacy resident or fellow 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. Submit»


MEMBER RECOGNITION FOR MILESTONES, RETIREMENT & IN MEMORIAM: Please let us know if there are any MSHP members celebrating service milestones! We will honor all submissions by printing their name in the Honors and Awards Program and the MSHP President will acknowledge their milestone in her opening speech at the Awards Banquet. Submit»


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 meet the following criteria;

  1. Current member of MSHP
  2. Prior participation in MSHP Committee and/or Elected Office
  3. 10 years of experience in health system pharmacy practice
  4. Contributions to education/training, research, practice advancement, and/or policy development

Download the digital Fellow application here.

MSHP Institutional Members

Baystate Franklin Medical Center Baystate Health Baystate Wing Hospital Corp. Berkshire Medical Center Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham Beverly Hospital BIDMC Boston Medical Center Brigham & Women's Hospital Children's Hospital Boston Cooley Dickinson Hospital Emerson Hospital Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital Faulkner Hospital Franciscan Hospital for Children Health Alliance Hospital Hebrew Rehabilitation Center Heywood Healthcare Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Lowell General Hospital Marlborough Hospital Martha's Vineyard Hospital Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary McLean Hospital MelroseWakefield Healthcare MGH Milford Regional Medical Center MIT Medical Mount Auburn Hospital New England Baptist Hospital New England Rehabilitation Hospital St. Elizabeth's Medical Center St.Vincent Hospital Steward Carney Hospital Steward Holy Family Hospital Tufts Medical Center UMass Memorial Medical Center VA Boston Healthcare System/Pharmacy


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