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ASHP Best Practices Award

The ASHP Best Practices Award is an annual recognition program developed and awarded by ASHP.

Since 1999, the Best Practices Award program recognizes outstanding practitioners in pharmacy who have successfully implemented innovative systems that demonstrate best practices in pharmacy practice. The ASHP Best Practices Award is an annual recognition program developed and awarded by ASHP.

Join us Monday, December 5 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for this poster session, held in conjunction with the Professional Posters, to honor the awardees of the 2022 ASHP Best Practices Award. The awardees will present posters of programs that have been nationally recognized that demonstrate best practices in pharmacy practice.

The 2022 Best Practices Award is sponsored by Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.

A maximum of six pharmacy programs are recognized each year.

Criteria and Eligibility

Applicants must be ASHP members practicing in an acute or ambulatory care setting in the U.S., such as an ambulatory care clinic, chronic care, home health care, inpatient care, or outpatient pharmacy. More than one successful program from a health system may be submitted for consideration.

Applicants will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Originality and innovative nature of the program
  • Significance of the program to the health system
  • Demonstration of improvements
  • Significance of the program to pharmacy practice advancement, and
  • Quality of the descriptive report.

Applicants can learn more about criteria and eligibility by reviewing the instructions for online submission. Current ASHP Board members, ASHP staff, and persons employed by Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. are not eligible to participate.


The deadline for manuscript submissions is August 1, 2022.  We are accepting applications now for 2022. Click here to submit your application.

If you have any questions about the Awards Program, please contact the ASHP Office of Member Relations at [email protected].



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