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Research & Education Foundation Update: MSHP R&E Call for Award Nominations

13 Nov 2019 1:14 PM | MSHP Office (Administrator)

Author: Jackie Harris, Pharm.D, BCPS, Executive Director, MSHP Research and Education Foundation

MSHP R&E Foundation is currently accepting submissions and nominees for several awards. 

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 2020 award focuses on Innovative Stewardship Roles.  Submission deadline is December 30th, 2019.

A poster of the program will be highlighted during the Spring Meeting Poster Session. The award recipient will be honored at a Reception 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. The award recipient will be honored at a Reception 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. Submission deadline is December 30th, 2019.

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 to a deserving candidate who 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.

Submission Deadline for Garrison Award is January 31, 2020.

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