New Practitioner Achievement Award

NYCSHP established the New Practitioner Award in 2016 to recognize an exemplary new practitioner (<5 years in practice) who has made significant contributions to the society, the profession, and who through professional practice and activities has promoted the mission of NYCSHP.


  • Active new practitioner member of NYCSHP (New Practitioner is defined as Y1-Y5 post-college graduation).
  • Active participation in NYCSHP activities such as attendance at BOD meetings, community events, and CE/networking programs.
  • Excellence in pharmacy practice following pharmacy licensure. Written comments from contributing letters of support to verify practice excellence.
  • Candidate has made sustained contributions to the total body of pharmacy knowledge through presentations, poster presentations, and/or widely distributed publications. A copy of candidate’s curriculum vitae is required.
  • Candidate is highly regarded by students, peers, other health care practitioners, and/or members of the public as a role model new practitioner.
  • New York City must be their PRIMARY chapter.

Past NYCSHP New Practitioner Award Recipients: 

2021 – 2022Stephen Eng
2020 – 2021Matthew Li
2019 – 2020Emily Messing
2018 – 2019Jamie Chin
2017 – 2018Nikki Bhogal
2016 – 2017Harshal Shukla