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ACCP Report - January 2009

Call for FCCP, Parker Award, and Spring Award Nominations: Submit by February 15


Nominations for the 2009 Parker Medal, 2009 ACCP Fellows (FCCP), and 2010 Spring Awards (New Investigator, New Educator, and New Clinical Practitioner) are due soon. All nomination materials, including letters, vitae or resumés, and other supporting documents, should be submitted online to ACCP. The online nominations portal specifies the nominating materials required for each award. This portal is available at http://www.accp.com/membership/nominations.aspx?mode=view.

The nomination deadline for each of the awards below is February 15, 2009; additional information regarding award criteria may be obtained from ACCP headquarters.

2009 ACCP Fellows: Fellowship is awarded in recognition of continued excellence in clinical pharmacy practice or research. Nominees must have been full members of ACCP for at least 5 years, must have been in practice for at least 10 years since receipt of their highest professional pharmacy degree, and must have made a sustained contribution to ACCP through activities such as presentation at College meetings; service to ACCP committees, PRNs, chapters, or publications; or election as an officer. Candidates may be nominated by any two Full Members, other than the nominee, or by any Fellow. Current members of the Board of Regents and the Credentials: FCCP Committee are ineligible for consideration.

2009 Paul F. Parker Medal for Distinguished Service to the Profession of Pharmacy: Recognizes an individual who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to improving or expanding the profession of pharmacy in an area of professional service—including, but not limited to, patient care, leadership, administration, financial, technological, information processing, service delivery, models of care, and advocacy. The award is not limited to pharmacists or ACCP members. All nominations must include the nominee’s curriculum vitae, resumé, or biographical sketch, as available, and at least three letters of support that describe the individual’s accomplishments relative to the award criteria. At least one letter of support must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current practice locale. Current members of the Board of Regents, Selection Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible.

2010 New Clinical Practitioner Award: This award will be given at the 2010 ACCP Spring Forum/Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Course, April 23–27, 2010, in Charlotte, NC. Its purpose is to recognize and honor a new clinical practitioner who has made outstanding contributions to the health of patients and/or the practice of clinical pharmacy. Nominees must have been Full Members of ACCP at the time of nomination and members at any level for a minimum of 3 years, and it must have been less than 6 years since completion of their terminal training or degree, whichever is most recent. Fellows of ACCP (i.e., “FCCP”) are not eligible. All nominations must include a letter of nomination detailing the nominee’s qualifications for the award, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and two letters of support that describe the individual’s accomplishments relative to the award criteria. At least one of the letters of support must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current place of employment. Additional letters of support also may be included. Current members of the Board of Regents, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible.

2010 New Educator Award: This award will be given at the 2010 ACCP Spring Forum/Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Course, April 23–27, 2010, in Charlotte, NC. Its purpose is to recognize and honor a new educator for outstanding contributions to the discipline of teaching and to the education of health care practitioners. Nominees must have been Full Members of ACCP at the time of nomination and members at any level for a minimum of 3 years, and it must have been less than 6 years since completion of their terminal training or degree, whichever is most recent. Fellows of ACCP (i.e., “FCCP”) are not eligible. All nominations must include a letter of nomination detailing the nominee’s qualifications for the award, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and two letters of support that describe the individual’s accomplishments relative to the award criteria. At least one of the letters of support must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current place of employment. Additional letters of support may be included. Current members of the Board of Regents, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible.

2010 New Investigator Award: This award will be given at the 2010 ACCP Spring Forum/Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Course, April 23–27, 2010, in Charlotte, NC. Its purpose is to highlight the research program of an ACCP member who has made a major impact on an aspect of clinical pharmaceutical science. Nominees must have been members of ACCP for more than 3 years; must have completed their terminal training or degree, whichever is most recent, less than 6 years earlier; and must have a research program with a significant publication record having a programmatic theme or an especially noteworthy single publication. Fellows of ACCP (i.e., “FCCP”) are not eligible. All nominations must include a letter of nomination detailing the nominee’s qualifications for the award, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and two letters of support that describe the individual’s accomplishments relative to the award criteria. At least one of the letters of support must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current place of employment. Additional letters of support may be included. Current members of the Board of Regents, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible.