Awards for Projects/Articles
The E. Amy Eck Award
Two awards will be given each year: one for a hospital/outpatient pharmacy-based project, and one for a humanitarian/volunteer project. Applicants submit for one of the following two categories:
1. A unique pharmacist-led project resulting in a significant improvement in patient care within a health organization or outpatient pharmacy practice environment.
2. A unique pharmacist-led humanitarian/ volunteer initiative within a health care community.
The Ontario Branch Literary Award
The two awards will be given each year: one for an article describing original research or a new program and one for a review or case report. The article submitted should be pharmacy-related (e.g. therapeutic review, case report, program established, and original research) and must have been published or accepted for publication in a peer reviewed journal in the year prior to the deadline date.
The Douglas J. Stewart Award
This award recognizes excellence in hospital pharmacy administration. The applicant must have demonstrated exemplary skills in implementing a NEW clinical or drug distribution program to the hospital. The program must already be implemented.
The Bill Wilson Patient Safety Award
This award recognizes an applicant who has demonstrated exemplary skills in implementing a NEW patient safety initiative at the direct patient care facility.
The Innovative Information Technology Award
This award recognizes an applicant who has demonstrated exemplary skills in developing and implementing an innovative locally-derived information technology solution (e.g. application, electronic tool or program) to improve patient care or pharmacy practice at the hospital.
Award for Primary Care Initiative
This award recognizes a unique pharmacist-led initiative resulting in a significant improvement in patient care within a collaborative primary care setting (e.g. Family Health Team, Community Health Centre, Long Term Care Facility, etc.)