BCPhA Pharmacy Awards

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2018 BC Excellence in Pharmacy Awards


Nominations for the 2018 BC Excellence in Pharmacy Awards will open in January 2018.

These awards celebrate excellence in the pharmacy profession, and are presented each year at the BCPhA Annual Conference. The 2018 Awards Gala will be held at the Fairmont Empress Victoria on Friday, May 25, 2018.

Achievement Awards (multiple awards)

These are awarded to BCPhA members in the following categories. Applicants only need to apply once to be considered for any one of the six achievement awards. The awards committee will decide a winner in each category.

Click here to nominate a pharmacist for an Achievement Award.

1. Excellence in Patient Care Award

This award is presented to a pharmacist who has demonstrated ongoing excellence in patient care in their professional practice. Nominees have gone above and beyond in their practice by being involved in their community, have demonstrated ongoing patient education and have ensured that their practice allows patients to have access to safe and reliable delivery of pharmacy care and services.

Criteria:

  • The nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by another pharmacist or member of the community.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the awards committee and is not necessarily presented each year.


2. Ben Gant Innovative Practice Award

This award is presented to a pharmacist who has demonstrated significant innovation in their respective practice and/or the profession. The pharmacist’s innovative program or practice must be recognized by an outside organization, government, fellow professionals, public, or the College of Pharmacists of BC.

Criteria:

  • The nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by another pharmacist or member of the community.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the awards committee and is not necessarily presented each year.


3. Murray Dykeman Mentorship Award

This award recognizes a pharmacist who has demonstrated outstanding mentorship to those early in their pharmacy career. The nominee has demonstrated encouragement, support and guidance to pharmacists so they grow professionally in their skills, scope and community practice. The nominee has also demonstrated being a role model and educator to pharmacy students.

Criteria:

  • The nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by another pharmacist or member of the community.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the awards committee and is not necessarily presented each year.

4. New Practitioner Award

This award recognizes a pharmacist within their first five years of practice. The nominee has demonstrated impact and commitment to the pharmacy profession by advancing their practice. These activities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Being involved in BCPhA-related activities, such as serving on committees, writing articles for publications, serving as speaker at events, etc.
  • Demonstrated service to their community.
  • Contributing to developing student pharmacists, such as serving as a mentor or preceptor or lecturing/teaching.
  • Demonstrated achievement and participation in activities in the profession, such as research or published articles, recognition for practice or innovation achievements.


Criteria:

  • The nominee may be nominated by a pharmacist, member of the community, or the BCPhA staff or Board.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the adjudication committee and is not necessarily presented each year

 

5. Pharmacy Leadership

This award recognizes a pharmacist who has demonstrated commitment to leading the profession and its people forward. The nominee has proven experience developing pharmacists and evidence of advancing the pharmacy profession.

Criteria:

  • The nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by another pharmacist or member of the community.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the awards committee and is not necessarily presented each year.


6. Voice of Pharmacy

This award recognizes a BCPhA member who has played a significant role in promoting the value of pharmacists, the profession and the Association through their advocacy efforts among their peers, within their community, and with other stakeholders. Nominees may have demonstrated outreach though such activities, that include but are not limited to:

  • Speaking to community groups (schools, chambers of commerce, etc.)
  • Serving as media spokesperson or conducting media interviews
  • Building the profile of the profession with other health-care professionals and stakeholder groups.


Criteria:

  • The nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by another pharmacist or member of the community.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the awards committee and is not necessarily presented each year

Click here to nominate a pharmacist for an Achievement Award.

 

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia Award

Sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, this award is presented to a pharmacist who has established an outstanding record of community service.

Criteria:

  • The nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by another pharmacist or member of the community.
  • The nominee must be a member of the BCPhA.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the awards committee and is not necessarily presented each year.

Click here to nominate a pharmacist for the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Bowl of Hygeia Award

 

Friend of Pharmacy Award

This award recognizes a non-pharmacist who has made an outstanding contribution to community pharmacy in BC.

Criteria:

  • The nominee may be nominated by a pharmacist, member of the community, or the BCPhA staff or Board.
  • The nominee may not be a practicing pharmacist.
  • The award will not be given to an individual who has won this award before.
  • Nominations for this award must be received by the published deadline.
  • The recipient of this award is selected at the sole discretion of the adjudication committee and is not necessarily presented each year.

Click here to nominate someone for the Friend of Pharmacy Award.