The $50,000 award, which is sponsored by the Cardinal Health Foundation, recognizes on a national level pharmacy professionals who have assumed a leadership role in promoting safety in the medication-use process. The award also honors two finalists, who each receive $10,000.
2014 Letter of Intent Submission Process
A letter of intent screening component has been added to the Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety application process. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent that describes their medication safety initiative. These letters of intent will be reviewed by external expert reviewers. Based on results of the letters of intent review process, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application for the award.
Please refer to the below submission materials:
• Read the Application Instructions
• Complete the Application
• Watch a recording of the "How to Submit a Successful Application" webinar
The 2013 Recipient and Finalists
Learn more about the 2013 recipient and finalists and their ground-breaking medication-use safety initiatives.
Past Awards Recipients
• 2012 Awards Recipients
• 2011 Awards Recipients
• 2010 Awards Recipients
• 2009 Awards Recipients
• 2008 Awards Recipients
• 2007 Awards Recipients
• 2006 Awards Recipients
• 2005 Awards Recipients
• 2004 Awards Recipients
Excellence Awards Videos
To see video presentations of each recipient and finalist, click here.
Patient Safety Awareness Week
The 2013 Medication Safety Radio Media Tour took place on Thursday, February 28th. Click here to listen to our radio news release about how to help seniors with cognitive difficulties take their medications safely.
Each year, the ASHP Foundation holds a radio media tour to raise awareness of patient safety. Representatives from the organizations who have received the Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety make themselves available to talk with radio shows across the country about medication safety topics.
Listen to past interviews!