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School of Pharmacy

Honors and awards for professional degree students

Rho Chi

This national honorary pharmaceutical society established the Lambda Chapter at the School of Pharmacy in 1929. Charters for chapters of this organization are granted only to groups in colleges that are members in good standing of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Election to membership in the society is based on scholarship. Students become eligible for consideration during the second professional year of the pharmacy program.

Lambda Chapter annually awards certificates in recognition of outstanding scholarship to students who have completed the first professional year pharmacy curriculum.

Phi Lambda Sigma

This national pharmacy leadership society established a Beta Nu Chapter at the School of Pharmacy in 2000. Charters for chapters of this organization are granted only to groups in colleges that are accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education.

Election to membership in the society is based on the demonstration of dedicated service and leadership in the advancement of pharmacy and evidence of high moral and ethical character.

Academic Excellence Award

This award recognizes excellence in academics.

APhA-ASP Senior Recognition Award

This peer-recognition award is provided to a member of the Virginia Academy of Student Pharmacists for demonstrated contributions to the chapter.

Award of Excellence in Clinical Communication

This award recognizes high academic achievement and outstanding communication skills.

Award of Excellence in Nonprescription Medication Studies

This award recognizes demonstrated academic achievement in the study of nonprescription drug therapy.

Clinical Research Award

This award recognizes a demonstrated contribution to clinical research.

Community Practice Achievement Award

This award recognizes a recipient’s demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in community pharmacy.

Dean’s Award

This award recognizes a student's outstanding achievement and unselfish devotion to his or her class, the school, the university and the profession.

Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes a student with demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and a service commitment to the university and greater community.

Excellence in Advocacy and Health Policy

This award recognizes a student with demonstrated excellence and commitment to advocating for the profession of pharmacy.

Excellence in Pharmacy Award

This award recognizes high academic achievement and professional motivation.

Leadership Achievement Award

This award recognizes an individual with demonstrated leadership qualities.

MCV Alumni Association Award

This award/scholarship is presented to a pharmacy student based upon academic excellence, leadership and/or service to the community/university and upon the recommendation of the dean’s office.

Outstanding Leadership Award

This award recognizes an individual with demonstrated qualities and abilities as a leader.

Outstanding Student Award

This award recognizes a student leader with demonstrated excellence in academic performance.

Patient Care Award

This award recognizes an individual with the ability to apply clinical knowledge into practical patient care.

Pharmacy Communications Award

This award recognizes an individual with demonstrated effectiveness in pharmacist/patient communication.

Professionalism Award

This award recognizes the ideals of professionalism and excellence in patient care in all aspects of the recipient’s academic pharmacy career. The recipient must have demonstrated exceptional service and commitment to the profession through involvement in professional organizations and other extracurricular learning opportunities.

Research Excellence Award

This award recognizes excellence in research by a student completing a dual degree.

Social Justice Award

This award recognizes a P-4 student who has a demonstrated commitment to social justice throughout his or her academic pharmacy career with demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in addressing social justice issues through the profession of pharmacy.

Technology Excellence Award

This award recognizes an individual with demonstrated excellence in the application of technology to enhance the profession.

VSHP Excellence in Health-system Pharmacy Award

This award recognizes an individual with demonstrated leadership experience and interest in health-system pharmacy practice.

 

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