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.

Past Award Recipients

List of past award recipients for the CSHP BC Branch Distinguished Service Award HERE