CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – NYCSHP AWARDS

Dear members,Here’s the opportunity for you to commemorate a hard-working, passionate, dedicated pharmacist.  It’s a way to thank you mentor.  To celebrate all the behind-the-scenes heroes that you work with.

We have three upcoming NYCSHP Awards.  Winners will be announced and awarded at the NYCSHP installation dinner in June.   Awards are…

1) Two Student Awards (any school)  – due April 8th
2) Joel Yellin Award of Merit – due April 15th
3) Harold Neham Memorial Award – due April 15th

Criteria are…

April 8th, 2012 : NYCSHP Student Award (two (2) awardees)
Nomimee must be a student NYCSHP member and may nominate themselves or another NYCSHP member may nominate a deserving pharmacy student.
•Nominee must be in their sixth (6th) final year of their pharmacy school career to be eligible.
•Nominee is encouraged to have experience working or volunteering in a health­system pharmacy practice (i.e. hospital, long­term care, industry, managed care, etc.).
•Nominee must submit an essay detailing their career goals and interest in health­system pharmacy practice or submit an essay about a current healthcare topic.
•Nominee must submit current curriculum vitae.
•Nominee must submit at least one (1) letter of recommendation from a health­system pharmacist who is nominating.
•Nominee is encouraged to be active in ASHP or NYSCHP local chapters.

New York City must be their PRIMARY chapter.

April 15th, 2012 : NYCSHP Award Nominations
Joel Yellin Award of Merit (one (1) awardee) ­ Established in 1967, and renamed the Joel Yellin Award of Merit in 2003­4, this award is presented by the NYCSHP to honor an individual who has made a significant contribution to the practice of hospital/health­system pharmacy. The nominee must be a primary member of the City Society. His/her contribution to the profession should have had a positive effect on the practice of hospital pharmacy. Nominations should be in writing (letter of support), accompanied by a curriculum vitae of nominee. The nominations should be signed by two or more active members.

Harold Neham Memorial Award (one (1) awardee) ­ The NYCSHP established this award in 1982 to honor the “Founding Father” and first president of the Society. The purpose of this award is to honor a member the Society who has made a contribution to the literature that promotes the profession of hospital/health­system pharmacy or improves hospital/health­system pharmacy services. The nominee must be a primary member of the society. The individual must have contributed to the literature via publications, formal presentations to organized professional meetings, or other presentations deemed appropriate by the Awards Committee. Nominations should be in writing (letter of support), accompanied by a curriculum vitae of nominee. The nominations should be signed by two or more active members.

Looking forward to getting your nominations!  Please send them to me – monicamehta@mac.com

Thank you:

Monica Mehta, PharmD
Immediate Past President

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