Vancouver, BC

CSHP BC Branch Distinguished Service Award


The purpose of this award is to recognize the outstanding achievements and long term service to the practice of hospital pharmacy of a member of the CSHP BC Branch.

Award Description

This award will be given to a member of CSHP-BC Branch who has shown significant and extensive contribution to hospital pharmacy at the local, provincial and national level. The award recipient may choose one of the two options below:

Option 1) A plaque, cash award of $1500, and a $500 donation to the CSHP Research and Education Foundation made in honor of the winner.

Option 2) A plaque, travel award of $500.00 towards an out-of-town CSHP event, a lifetime complimentary registration to any local CSHP-BC event, and a $500 donation to the CSHP Research made in honor of the winner.

Eligibility/Application Deadline

The candidate must be an active member of the CSHP-BC Branch and have been a member of CSHP-BC Branch for a minimum of 15 years. Nominations shall be requested from the CSHP-BC Branch membership. Nominations shall be made by two active members of the CSHP-BC Branch. Nominations shall be submitted to the Awards Chair via email at, no later than September 30.

Click here for the Nomination Form

Selection Criteria

The nomination should consist of:

  • A letter (two pages maximum) describing the individual’s contribution to hospital pharmacy, signed by both nominators.
  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae.

Nominations shall be reviewed by the CSHP-BC Branch Council and shall be selected based on:

  • Professional Experience – professional, academic, research, etc. in pharmacy or related fields
  • Service to the profession
  • Professional service to the community
  • Membership in professional organizations
  • Involvement in CSHP and other professional organizations
  • Publications
  • Provision of education and/or mentoring
  • Special activities and/or areas of major contributions

Award Presentation

The award will be presented at the Annual General Meeting.