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MSHP Research & Education Update

15 Jan 2020 1:08 PM | MSHP Office (Administrator)

Author: Becca Nolen, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP, AAHIVP Member, MSHP Research and Education Foundation

The local ASHP Clinical Skills Competition winners from both the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and the University of Missouri-Kansas City were recognized during the MSHP reception at Midyear. Congratulations to William Miller & Blake Robbins from STLCOP and Amelia Gooch & Garrett Matthews from UMKC! Thank you for representing Missouri!

MSHP R&E Foundation is currently accepting submissions and nominees for two awards. The deadline for all submissions and nominations will be Friday, January 31st.

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.

Tonnies Preceptor 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.

The Tonnies Preceptor award was established in 2020, named after Fred Tonnies, Jr. for his long standing support of MSHP (past-president 1976-1978), Mid-Missouri Society of Hospital Pharmacists (MMSHP) (past-president 1988) and numerous professional and academic contributions to Pharmacy. He was one of the founding members of MSHP and MMSHP, and has over 35 years of precepting experience. The Tonnies Preceptor Award is presented each year to a deserving candidate who has been nominated in recognition of sustained contributions in multiple areas:

  • Outstanding accomplishment in precepting learners in health-system pharmacy;
  • Sustained contribution to mentoring students/residents in the research process;
  • Demonstrated activity with pharmacy students from St. Louis or the UMKC Schools of Pharmacy;
  • Contributions to the profession through service to ASHP, MSHP and/or local affiliates.

Eligibility:

  1. Must be a member of MSHP;
  2. Must have sustained practice as a clinical preceptor over 10 years;
  3. Must have not received the award;
  4. 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 Tonnies Award Submission in the subject line.

Criteria:

The award will be presented to a health system pharmacist that consistently 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:

  1. Partner in education: Is actively involved in instructing and educating in pharmacy practice
  2. Role model: Demonstrates willingness to mentor and serve as an example
  3. Experience: Has depth of experience and knowledge in area of expertise
  4. Coaching: Provides timely and meaningful feedback to the learner
  5. Enthusiasm: Demonstrates passion towards the profession and advancement of practice
  6. Professionalism: Conducts himself/herself with highest level of dignity and professionalism
  7. Teamwork: Facilitates team work and approach to patient care
  8. Opportunity: Creates innovative learning experiences and opportunities to for growth
  9. Research: Makes regular contributions to the profession through papers or presentations
  10. Investment: Demonstrates enthusiasm in developing future practitioners and leaders

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 Tonnies Preceptor 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 Tonnies Preceptor Award Submission in the subject line.


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