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We honor those who have honored the profession.

Each year the Arizona Pharmacy Association encourages its members to nominate individuals in the pharmacy profession who they feel have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

 

Look through the awards below and see how you can thank, through acknowledgement, the person who you believe deserves recognition.

 

Nominations open February 1st and must be received no later than March 1st. 

Mortor and Pestel

Pharmacist of the Year

 

Selection Criteria: An Arizona pharmacist who has actively demonstrated outstanding leadership and service for AzPA or for the profession of pharmacy in Arizona during the previous year. Accomplishments should include providing significant AzPA organizational leadership and should reflect ongoing personal time and effort to mentor and/or serve the needs of AzPA members and Arizona pharmacy.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be an AzPA member and have demonstrated significant involvement in AzPA during the most recent two-year period.

Nominations open in February
Bowl of Hygeia Turquoise 2

Bowl of Hygeia

Sponsored by NASPA and APhA Foundation

 

Selection Criteria: This award is the highest level of recognition provided to an Arizona pharmacist who:

  1. Has has made considerable contributions in terms of community service which may include involvement in governmental activities separate from, or in addition to, his or her job.
  2. Has compiled an outstanding record of community service, which, apart from his/her specific identification as a pharmacist, reflects well on the profession.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be a pharmacist, licensed, and a member of the Association. The recipient must be living. Awards are not presented posthumously. The recipient has not been a previous recipient of the award. The recipient is not currently serving nor has he/she served within the immediate past two years as an officer of the Association in other than an ex-officio capacity.

Nominations open in February
Health System

Elias Schlossberg Award

Selection Criteria: This award is the highest level of recognition for an Arizona pharmacist who has made significant contributions to health system pharmacy in the form of sustained exemplary lifetime service that reflects positively on the profession of pharmacy.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be an AzPA member. The recipient must not have previously received this award and must not be currently serving on the AzPA Awards Committee, or as an officer of AzPA in other than an ex-officio capacity.

Nominations open in February
Pill Counter

Pharmacy Technician of the Year

 

Selection Criteria: An Arizona pharmacy technician who has excelled in the field of pharmacy technology and has demonstrated a high level of service and professionalism in pharmacy during the previous year.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must have demonstrated active involvement in AzPA during the most recent two-year period and be a member of AzPA.

Nominations open in February
Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Award

Sponsored by the Arizona Pharmacy Foundation

 

Selection Criteria: A pharmacist member of AzPA with at least 10 years of practice experience in Arizona who has demonstrated innovation or excellence in practice, education, or research. This person is an Arizona pharmacy pioneer who has been instrumental in advancing the profession of pharmacy by promoting the importance of innovation and integrity in the field.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be an AzPA member or, in the case of a posthumous award, a past member of APA, AzSHP or AzPA. The recipient must not have previously received this award.

Nominations open in February
Pharmacy Youth

Pharmacy Appreciation Awards

 

Selection Criteria: An individual who has demonstrated very special or unique interest and concern for the advancement of Arizona pharmacy, as reflected by dedicating significant personal time and effort in completion of one or more special activities or services for AzPA and/or the profession of pharmacy. Examples may include activities such as teaching, committee work, organizational recruitment, legislative processes, and pharmacy-related community involvement.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The The recipient may or may not be a pharmacist or AzPA member and is not eligible to win another award in the year this award is received.

Nominations open in February
Pharmacy Growth

Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year

Sponsored by Pharmacist Mutual

 

Selection Criteria: An Arizona pharmacist who has demonstrated significant leadership in Arizona pharmacy in the previous year. Contributions can relate to AzPA participation, activities within his/her professional practice, or community service.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be an Arizona pharmacist, licensed to practice for 5 years or less, and be a member of AzPA.

Nominations open in February
Outstanding Pharmacist

Exemplary Patient Care Award

 

Selection Criteria: An Arizona pharmacist who provides or enables exemplary patient care, regardless of practice setting, by consistently providing exemplary patient care services, serving as a role model for contemporary pharmacy practice, or developing or fostering the development of an innovative pharmacy practice resulting in improved patient care.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be a member of AzPA.

Nominations open in February
Representative

Outstanding Pharmaceutical Representative

 

Selection Criteria: A pharmaceutical industry representative, who serves Arizona pharmacy, routinely demonstrates a very high level of professionalism, and is committed to improving medication use by supporting their customer’s patient care goals.

 

Requirements: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be a member of AzPA.

Nominations open in February
Light Bulb

Excellence in Innovation

 

Selection Criteria: A nominee should be a practicing pharmacist in Arizona and should have demonstrated significant innovations in their respective pharmacy practice.

 

Requirement: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be a member of AzPA.

Nominations open in February
Mortor and Pestel

Student of the Year Award (NEW)!

 

Selection Criteria: An Arizona PharmD Candidate who has demonstrated significant leadership in Arizona Pharmacy in the previous year. Contributions can relate to AzPA participation, College of Pharmacy participation, and/or activities related to the pharmacy profession within his or her community.

 

Requirement: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member. The recipient must be an AzPA member and a PharmD candidate enrolled at an accredited College of Pharmacy in the state of Arizona.

Nominations open in February
Corporate

Corporate Appreciation Award

 

Selection Criteria: A corporation or business who serves Arizona pharmacy, routinely demonstrates a very high level of professionalism, and is committed to improving medication use by supporting AzPA in a significant way.

 

Requirement: Nomination must be made by an active AzPA member.

Nominations open in February