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ACCP Report - August 2018

Call for Nominations


All nomination materials, including letters, curricula vitae or resumes, and other supporting documents, can be submitted online to ACCP. The online nominations portal specifies the nominating materials required for each award, honor, and elective office. This portal is available at www.accp.com/membership/nominations.aspx.

DEADLINES:

Due November 30, 2018Nominations for the fall 2019 awards (Elenbaas Service, C. Edwin Webb Professional Advocacy, Russell R. Miller, Clinical Practice, and Education awards), the 2020 Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture Award, and the 2020 elected offices.

Due February 1, 2019 – Nominee’s supporting documents must be uploaded in the nomination portal for the fall 2019 awards (Elenbaas Service, C. Edwin Webb Professional Advocacy, Russell R. Miller, Clinical Practice, and Education awards), the 2020 Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture, and the 2020 elected offices.

Due February 15, 2019Nominations for the 2019 Parker Medal, the 2019 “new” awards (New Investigator, New Clinical Practitioner, and New Educator), and the 2019 ACCP Fellows (FCCPs).

Due April 1, 2019 – Nominee’s supporting documents must be uploaded in the nomination portal for the 2019 “new” awards (New Investigator, New Clinical Practitioner, and New Educator).

DESCRIPTIONS:

2020 Officers and Regents: President-Elect, Regents, and Research Institute Trustees. Nominees must be Full Members of ACCP and should have (1) achieved excellence in clinical pharmacy practice, research, or education; (2) demonstrated leadership capabilities; and (3) made prior contributions to ACCP. Current members of the Nominations Committee are ineligible. Please note that any qualifying Full Member may nominate himself or herself for office. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

2019 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 must be nominated by any two Full Members other than the nominee, by any Fellow, or by any member of the Board of Regents. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, Pharmacotherapy Publications (PPI) Board of Directors, or Credentials: FCCP Committee are ineligible for consideration. Nomination deadline: February 15, 2019.

2019 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, finance, technology, information processing, service delivery, models of care, and advocacy. The award is not limited to pharmacists or ACCP members. All nominations must consist of a letter detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and his or her contributions to the profession of pharmacy; the nominee’s curriculum vitae, resume, or biographical sketch as available; and a minimum of three letters of recommendation. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current practice locale. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Parker Medal Selection Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: February 15, 2019.

Robert M. Elenbaas Service Award: Given only when a particularly noteworthy candidate is identified in recognition of outstanding contributions to the vitality of ACCP or to the advancement of its goals that are well above and beyond the usual devotion of resources, be it time, energy, material goods, or a combination thereof. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for the award and his or her contributions to the College, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

C. Edwin Webb Professional Advocacy Award: Given only when a particularly noteworthy candidate is identified who has made outstanding contributions to the visibility and value of clinical pharmacy in national policy, intraprofessional, and/or interprofessional arenas; has assembled a record of mentoring others who have gone on to assume a health professions and/or health policy leadership role; and is recognized as an ambassador for clinical pharmacy both within and outside the profession. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and his or her contributions to the College, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from either ACCP or non-ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice/place of employment. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

2020 Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture Award: Honors an internationally recognized scientist whose research is actively advancing the frontiers of pharmacotherapy. The recipient of this award is not required to be an ACCP member. Nominations must include a letter of nomination from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and his or her sustained contributions to pharmacotherapy, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

2019 Russell R. Miller Award: Recognizes an ACCP member who has made outstanding contributions to the professional literature of clinical pharmacy, either as a single, landmark contribution or by sustained excellence over time. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and his or her contributions to the professional literature, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

2019 Clinical Practice Award: Recognizes an ACCP member who has developed an innovative clinical pharmacy service, provided innovative documentation of the impact of clinical pharmacy services, provided leadership in developing cost-effective clinical pharmacy services, or shown sustained excellence in providing clinical pharmacy services. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and his or her contributions to clinical pharmacy practice, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

2019 Education Award: Recognizes an ACCP member who has demonstrated excellence in the classroom or clinical training site, conducted innovative research in clinical pharmacy education, demonstrated exceptional dedication to continuing education programs, or demonstrated leadership in the development of education programs. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and his or her contributions to health professional education, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: November 30, 2018.

2019 New Investigator Award: This award highlights the research program of an ACCP member who has made a major impact on an aspect of clinical pharmaceutical science. Nominees must have been a Full Member of ACCP at the time of nomination and a member at any level for at least 3 years; they must have a research program with a significant publication record having a programmatic theme or an especially noteworthy single publication; and it must have been within 6 years since completion of their terminal professional pharmacy training or degree, whichever is most recent. If an individual pursues an additional degree beyond his or her professional pharmacy degree or training (i.e., Ph.D.), this additional degree will not be considered a terminal degree, and the 6-year time interval will extend from completion of the terminal pharmacy training or degree. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and the significance/impact of his or her research program, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: February 15, 2019.

2019 New Clinical Practitioner Award: This award recognizes 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 at least 3 years. In addition, nominees must have completed their terminal professional pharmacy training or degree (whichever is most recent) within 6 years from the time of selection by the Board of Regents. If an individual pursues an additional degree beyond his or her professional pharmacy degree or training (i.e., Ph.D.), this additional degree will not be considered a terminal degree, and the 6-year time interval will extend from completion of the terminal pharmacy training or degree. Fellows of ACCP (i.e., “FCCPs”) are ineligible. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and the significance/impact of his or her clinical contributions, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: February 15, 2019.

2019 New Educator Award: This award recognizes and honors 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 at least 3 years. In addition, nominees must have completed their terminal professional pharmacy training or degree (whichever is most recent) within 6 years from the time of selection by the Board of Regents. If an individual pursues an additional degree beyond his or her professional pharmacy degree or training (i.e., Ph.D.), this additional degree will not be considered a terminal degree, and the 6-year time interval will extend from completion of the terminal pharmacy training or degree. Fellows of ACCP (i.e., “FCCPs”) are ineligible. Nominations will consist of a letter from an ACCP member to the chair of the Awards Committee detailing the nominee’s qualifications for this award and the significance/impact of his or her clinical contributions, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and a minimum of two letters of recommendation from other ACCP members. At least one of these letters must be from an individual outside the nominee’s current institute of practice. Self-nominations are not permitted. Current members of the Board of Regents, Research Institute Board of Trustees, PPI Board of Directors, Awards Committee, or ACCP staff are ineligible. Nomination deadline: February 15, 2019.