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American Society of Health-System Pharmacists®
National Clinical Skills Competition

The ASHP National Clinical Skills Competition (CSC) is an interactive, team-based analysis of clinical scenarios for hospital and health-system pharmacists.

It provides pharmacy students the opportunity to enhance their skills in collaborative practice with physicians in providing direct patient care.

2023 Clinical Skills Competition

Call for CSC Case Writers (Deadline March 30)

National Level Competition

  • Saturday, December 2 - Semi-Final Round
  • Sunday, December 3 - Final Round

CSC Coordinator Resources

  • Form A- Identify Local Faculty Coordinator (TBD)
  • Form B- Identify Local Winners who will participate in the National Competition (Deadline: November 1)
  • Coordinator Handbook (coming Summer 2023)
  • Coordinator Handbook Summary (coming Summer 2023)
  • Important Dates and Deadlines Checklist (coming Summer 2023)
  • CSC Poster (printable PDF) (coming Summer 2023)

CSC Participant Resources

Practice Cases

Use the local and national ASHP Clinical Skills Competition cases below to prepare for the competition.

ASHP Clinical Skills Competition Past Local Cases and Answer Key

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ASHP Clinical Skills Competition Past National Cases and Answer Key


2023 Prize Packages

For all National CSC participants

  • Complimentary registration to Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • One ASHP e-publications

For the top ten teams– Two prizes listed above, plus:

  • $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • One iPad
  • Lexicomp Professional for Hospital Pharmacists – One (1) year subscription

Winning Team– Receive everything listed above, plus:

  • $500 cash prize for each team member
  • Trophy for each team member and one to be displayed at your School of Pharmacy

2022 Clinical Skills Competition Winners


Elle Doming and Mary Rothenberger

1st Place:Ella Domingo & Mary Rothenberger, Purdue University College of Pharmacy

2nd Place:Destiny Farihi & Leslie Banuelos, Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy

3rd Place:Emily Schaefer & Leah Nelson,University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

View Clinical Skills Competition Past Winners

Competition Sponsored by

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The ASHP Foundation, the philanthropic arm of ASHP, is a proud sponsor of the National Clinical Skills Competition.


Competition Supported by

McGraw Hill Access Pharmacy

McGraw Hill has generously donated software in support of the Clinical Skills Competition.

Wolter Kluwer Logo

Lexicomp Inc., a Wolters Kluwer Health division, has donated hardware andsoftwarein support of the Clinical Skills Competition. View flyer with additional details here.



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