Deadline: December 31, 2013
 
CPhA encourages you to nominate individuals deserving of recognition from the California Pharmacists Association.
To learn more about the criteria for each award and to submit a nomination packet, please click on the following links:

Pharmacist of the Year
Innovative Pharmacist of the Year
Bowl of Hygeia
Distinguished New Practitioner
Student Pharmacist of the Year
Technician of the Year
Cardinal Health Generations Rx Champions
California Friend of Pharmacy
Chapters of Excellence
California Pharmacy Hall of Fame

Pharmacist of the Year 

This award recognizes a CPhA member pharmacist for outstanding activities in the profession of pharmacy. The recipient must be an individual who has demonstrated leadership at more than one level of organized pharmacy. He/she should be an energetic leader who has stimulated others to actively participate in professional, political, and/or community affairs related to the practice of pharmacy. The person should be well recognized by his colleagues for his/her professional advancements.

It would be desirable if the activities or qualifications of the recipient were to result in an especially successful project or long-term effort on behalf of the profession. It should be noted that this highest award of the Association is not for a "one time flash" or to be used as a retirement recognition. The person's continued activities and efforts are essential.

Submit a Nomination for the Pharmacist of the Year Award


Innovative Pharmacist

This award recognizes a CPhA member pharmacist that is directly involved in a project or practice of pharmacy that has either significantly improved patient care, added to the scope of pharmacy practice, created a new type of pharmacy specialty, introduced a concept that has altered the view of the pharmacist, or invented a new chemical composition, method of delivery, raw material or machinery related to the field of pharmacy.

Submit a Nomination for the Innovative Pharmacist of the Year Award


Bowl of Hygeia

This award recognizes a pharmacist for outstanding and continuing activity in the community outside of the profession. The recipient should be a person who has demonstrated how pharmacists can elevate themselves and their profession in the eyes of the public through participation in community civic programs or participation in government activities at the local or state level. The person must be a CPhA member pharmacist and have contributed to the advancement of the profession through his/her activities.

Submit a Nomination for the Bowl of Hygeia Award


Distinguished New Practitioner

This award recognizes the most outstanding new practitioner who has demonstrated leadership at more than one level of organized pharmacy. He/she should be an energetic leader who has stimulated others to actively participate in professional, political, and/or community affairs related to the practice of pharmacy. The person should be well recognized by his colleagues for his/her professional advancements. The pharmacist must be licensed, a member of CPhA, and graduated less than 10 years prior.

Submit a Nomination for the Distinguished New Practitioner Award 


Student Pharmacist of the Year

Any student enrolled in a California School of Pharmacy who is a current member of ASP/CPhA is eligible to be nominated for this award. The person nominated should be active in the student chapter and demonstrate a willingness to become involved in the future of the profession as evidenced by involvement in CPhA and APhA professional activities. The person nominated should be involved in community projects or other programs designed to bring credit and public acceptance to the profession. Additionally, the student should be involved in advancing his/her school academically and professionally. Each California School of Pharmacy is requested to submit nominations for students from their graduating class that meet the above qualifications.

Submit a Nomination for the Student Pharmacist of the Year Award


Technician of the Year

This award recognizes a CPhA member Pharmacy Technician for outstanding activities in the profession of pharmacy. The individual demonstrates exceptional capabilities, raising the standard of excellence within the community of pharmacy. The recipient’s vision has contributed to the profitability and productivity of their employer.

Submit a Nomination for the Technician of the Year Award


Cardinal Health Generations Rx Champions

This award recognizes a pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in community-based prescription drug abuse prevention. The award is intended to recognize outstanding efforts within the pharmacy community to raise awareness of this serious public health problem. It is also intended to encourage educational prevention efforts aimed at patients, youth, and other members of the community.

Submit a Nomination for the Cardinal Health Generations Rx Champions Award


California Friend of Pharmacy

This award recognize any individual who has shown outstanding devotion and service to the profession of pharmacy in California. The nominee should have contributed to, supported, and/or advanced the profession of pharmacy; and should have participated in professional, educational, political and/or community affairs related to pharmacy practice. The nominee need not be a member of CPhA nor a pharmacist.

Submit a Nomination for the California Friend of Pharmacy


Chapter of Excellence

The Chapter of Excellence (COE) Award is a designation of achievement earned by those local chapters meeting the criteria.The criteria for the Chapter of Excellence Award is based upon activities that the local association participates in as a sponsor or includes at least three members as volunteers. The activity may be philanthropic and/or disease state related. An activity may be counted one time per category. For example, if a local is performing both hypertension and diabetes management health screenings at one health fair, it may not be used as a health faire participation and a diabetes screening. In order to earn a Chapter of Excellence award, each chapter will have to earn a total of 100 points. Minimum point values would have to be earned in each listed category.

Download the COE Scorecard


California Hall of Fame

The California Pharmacy Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who are, or have been, an inspiration to the practice of pharmacy in California, as exemplified by, but not limited to, the following: a long and distinguished history of service, achievement in several arenas, character, innovation, trend setting and altruism. Any individual who has been an inspiration to the practice of pharmacy in California is eligible for nomination. The nominee need not be a CPhA member or a pharmacist. The nominator need not be a CPhA member. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Submit a Nomination for Hall of Fame