R & E Update

12 Jan 2018 10:56 AM | Deleted user

MSHP R&E Call for Award Nominations
Author: Carla Zeilmann, PharmD, BCPS
Executive Director, MSHP Research and Education Foundation

MSHP R&E Foundation is currently accepting submissions and nominees for several awards. The deadline has been extended for all submissions and nominations will be April 5, 2018.

Submit your Nomination


MSHP R&E Best Practice Award

The Best Practice Award program recognizes innovation and outstanding performance in a pharmacy directed initiative. The theme for the 2018 award focuses on Medication Safety. A poster of the program will be highlighted during the Spring Meeting Poster Session. The award recipient will be honored at a fundraising event during the Spring Meeting and have the opportunity to provide a brief podium presentation detailing the implementation and impact of the project to the attendees.

Applicants will be judged on their descriptions of programs and practices currently employed in their health system based on the following criteria:

  • Inventiveness of the program
  • Significance of the program to the health system
  • Demonstration of benefit to patient care as supported by program evaluation data
  • Significance of the program to pharmacy practice
  • Quality of submitted program report
  • Relevance to other institutions

Applicants must be active MSHP members practicing in a health-system setting such as a large or small hospital, home health, ambulatory clinic or other health care system. More than one successful program from a health system may be submitted for consideration.

Award recipient will receive half off their meeting registration, a plaque and a $250 honorarium.

Submission Instructions: A program summary not to exceed 400 words must be submitted with the application and include the following information:

  • Background – description of need for program
  • Goals and specific aims of the program
  • Program description/methods – description of development process, role(s) of the pharmacist, timeline
  • Results - when results are not yet available, include a description of how impact of the program will be measured
  • Conclusion – established and/or expected clinical impact of the program
  • Submissions may also include any pictures, graphs, figures or data tables that support the summary. Each of these must be clearly labeled and described. Such information will not count against the 400 word limit.
  • Email your submission to mshp@qabs.com with Best Practice Award Submission in the subject line.

MSHP R&E Best Residency Project Award

The Best Residency Project Award recognizes innovation and outstanding performance in a pharmacy residency project. A poster of the program will be highlighted during the Spring Meeting Poster Session.

Applicants will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Inventiveness of the project
  • Significance of the project to the health system
  • Demonstration of benefit to patient care as supported by project evaluation data
  • Significance of the project to pharmacy practice
  • Quality of submitted project report
  • Relevance to other institutions

Applicants must be active MSHP members completing a residency in a health-system setting such as a large or small hospital, home health, ambulatory clinic or other health care system.

Award recipient will receive half off their meeting registration, a plaque and a $250 honorarium.

Submission Instructions: A program summary not to exceed 400 words must be submitted with the application and include the following information.

  • Background – description of need for project
  • Goals and specific aims of the project
  • Results - when results are not yet available, include a description of how impact of the project will be measured
  • Conclusion – established and/or expected clinical impact of the project
  • Email your submission to mshp@qabs.com with Best Residency Project Award Submission in the subject line.

Garrison Award

The Garrison award was established in 1985, named after Thomas Garrison for his long standing support of MSHP (past-president 1974-1976), ASHP (past-president 1984) and numerous professional and academic contributions to Pharmacy. The Garrison Award is presented each year in which a deserving candidate has been nominated in recognition of sustained contributions in multiple areas:

  • Outstanding accomplishment in practice in health-system pharmacy;
  • Outstanding poster or spoken presentation at a state or national meeting;
  • Publication in a nationally recognized pharmacy or medical journal;
  • Demonstrated activity with pharmacy students from St. Louis or the UMKC Schools of Pharmacy;
  • Development of an innovative service in a health-system pharmacy in either education, administration, clinical service, or distribution;
  • Contributions to the profession through service to ASHP, MSHP and/or local affiliates.

Each letter of nomination must include:

  • Name, work address, and telephone number of nominee;
  • Name, work address, and telephone number of nominator;
  • Sufficient explanation and documentation of the nominee’s accomplishment(s) to allow a proper decision by the selection committee; and Curriculum Vitae of the Nominee.
  • To be considered for the Garrison Award, the nominee must be a current active member of the Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The winner will be selected by the Board of Directors of the MSHP Research and Education Foundation. Email your nomination to mshp@qabs.com with Garrison Award Submission in the subject line.

Preceptor of the Year Award

MSHP R&E Foundation is pleased to honor a health system pharmacist for outstanding service to the profession as a preceptor to pharmacy students and/or residents. Below are the Criteria and Procedures to nominate a preceptor for the award.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a member of MSHP;
  • Must have been a clinical preceptor for minimum of 3 years;
  • Must have not received the award within the last five years; attention will be given to previous nominations.

Criteria:

The award will be presented to a health system pharmacist that exemplifies the core values (Professionalism, Desire to educate and share knowledge with students, Willingness to mentor, Willingness to commit the time necessary for precepting, Respect for others, Willingness to work with a diverse student population) and the following characteristics:

  • Partner in education: Is actively involved in instructing and educating in pharmacy practice
  • Role model: Demonstrates willingness to mentor and serve as an example
  • Experience: Has depth of experience and knowledge in area of expertise
  • Coaching: Provides timely and meaningful feedback to the learner
  • Enthusiasm: Demonstrates passion towards the profession and advancement of practice
  • Professionalism: Conducts himself/herself with highest level of dignity and professionalism
  • Teamwork: Facilitates team work and approach to patient care
  • Opportunity: Creates innovative learning experiences and opportunities to for growth
  • Research: Makes regular contributions to the profession through papers or presentations
  • Education
  • Evaluation
  • Investment
  • Negotiation
  • Guidance
Submit your Nomination

Questions:  Please contact Jim Andrews at MSHP 

Alternative Submission: Please briefly explain (in no more than 500 words) the ways in which the nominee models these core values. Email your submission to mshp@qabs.com with Preceptor of the Year Award Submission in the subject line.

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