Outstanding Student Award

The Outstanding Student Award is presented by the New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists to an exceptional pharmacy student who has expressed dedication to health-system pharmacy. The New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists Board of Directors selects the award recipient.


  • Nominee must be a NYCSHP (primary NYC chapter) student member and may nominate themselves or another NYCSHP member may nominate a deserving student pharmacist
  • Eligible nominee must be in their final year of their Doctor of Pharmacy program
  • Nominee is encouraged to have experience working or volunteering in a health-system pharmacy practice (e.g. hospital, long-term care, industry, managed care, etc.)
  • Nominee must have attended 50% of the monthly membership meetings and programs

NYCSHP Outstanding Student Award Recipients:

2023Vanessa Xu
2020Kateryna Kovalenko
2019Virleny Garcia
2017Gretchen Marcelino
2016Peter Hoang | Terry Nguyen
2015Christine Nguyen | Marisol Ibarra
2014Mikel Richman | Hanlin Li
2013Brittany Wallen | Tammy Pham
2012Charrai A. Byrd | Maurin Huq
2010Jennifer Yam | Teena Sam | Vy Nguyen