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Phi Lambda Sigma encourages, recognizes and promotes leadership in pharmacy.

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World Pharmacists Day on September 25, 2020

In a world of diverse people, beliefs and needs, your community of pharmacists are here to help you on your journey to better health! The PLS International Affairs Committee Joins the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) in Celebrating All Pharmacists on World Pharmacists Day!

Happy World Pharmacists Day from the members of the PLS International Affairs Committee!

Nominations for 2021 Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award Now Open

The Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award, first presented in 1987, is given annually to a young pharmacist no more than 10 years after receipt of his or her PharmD. The recipient shall have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities as a young pharmacist indicative of someone likely to emerge as a major leader in pharmacy over the course of his or her career.

The Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute (PLEI) Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award recognizes outstanding leadership. The recipient is selected by the four most recent recipients of the Award, two members of the PLEI Board of Directors, one representative from PLS, and one representative from Phi Delta Chi.

The 2021 Prescott recipient, who must have received his or her PharmD in 2011 or later, will receive a $1,000 honorarium. He or she must give an address during the 2021 American Pharmacists Association annual meeting in Los Angeles, CA (March 12-15, 2021) and prepare a text based on the address that is suitable for publication in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. This award is sponsored by Phi Lambda Sigma

We invite you to nominate a young pharmacist for this award. Self-nominations are also allowed. Nominations may be submitted online via the following website: https://plei.org/prescott-award/. Nomination materials include:

  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • Letter of nomination
  • Supporting letters of recommendation (up to 5 will be accepted)

Nomination materials must be received by November 6, 2021. For further information on PLEI and the Albert B. Prescott Award, please visit www.plei.org.  

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