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THE BOARD OF PHARMACY SPECIALTIES

BPS board certified pharmacists have been improving patient outcomes through specialized care since 1976. Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is recognized as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels. Through our rigorous standards, the BPS board certified pharmacist stands out as the most qualified to take on today’s expanding expectations of patients, physicians, employers and others who recognize the increasing need for a team approach to healthcare.

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  • Verify and update account information
  • Submit certification or recertification application
  • Track your CE information for recertification
  • Pay your annual maintenance fee

BPS EXAMINATION UPDATES

Fall 2021 Examination Candidates: Examination scores are now available. You will need to log into your MyBPS profile to obtain your score report. You should have also received an email notifying you that your report is ready to be viewed.

 

The Spring 2022 Exam Registration window will open in January 2022.

Stay tuned for details!

TOOLS & RESOURCES

BPS ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Important Notice: All first time Candidates will be required to verify their practice experience through a letter from their supervisor, on official letterhead, verifying the practice experience claimed on the application or by their residency completion (certificate of completion, residency certificate, or a letter from their preceptor). For more details please refer to the Candidate’s Guide. Sample employer verification letters are available here: Employer Verification.
  • For the latest BPS updates regarding the the COVID-19 Pandemic, please click here: COVID-19 Update.
  • BPS has launched the Employer Toolkit, click here to learn more.

2021 BPS Examination Dates

The following examination registration and testing windows have been established for 2021:

    • The Spring 2021 testing window is now CLOSED.
    • The Fall 2021 testing window is now CLOSED.

*See Upcoming Deadlines, Dates and Fees for more Information.

PRESS RELEASES

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2022 Officers (12/1/2021) - Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2022 Officers Marianne F. Ivey, PharmD, MPH, FASHP to Serve as 2022 BPS Chair Ruth E. Nemire, PharmD, EdD, FCCP, FNAP, CRQM to Serve as BPS Chair-Elect Hal E. Richards, PharmD, BCNSP to Serve as BPS Immediate Past Chair   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased… Read More »
BPS Seeks BCTXP Pharmacists to serve on its 2022 Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Specialty Council (11/24/2021) - A total of two BCTXP Positions Available   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) issues a Call for Nominations for specialists (Board-Certified Pharmacists) to serve on the Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Specialty Council.     The BPS Specialty Councils are responsible for:  Developing standards and eligibility requirements for board certification in the specialty area for approval by the BPS… Read More »
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LEADERSHIP BLOG

Ian_B_Hollis Discussing Board Certification with Your Residents – a Residency Program Director’s Perspective (11/16/2021) - Discussing Board Certification with Your Residents – a Residency Program Director’s Perspective by Ian Hollis, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Specialist, Cardiac Surgery & Advanced Heart Failure Director, PGY-2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency Associate Professor, Clinical Advancement and Professional Education UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy   As the Residency Program Director (RPD) of an American Society of Health… Read More »
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Privacy Policy Update

BPS respects individual privacy and values the confidence of our certified pharmacists, candidates, program participants, and general community. BPS is in the process of updating our privacy policy regarding our collection, use, and sharing of information. In addition, BPS will answer any questions you may have regarding our privacy policy. Please use the form located here.

BPS OVERVIEW VIDEO

The Board of Pharmacy Specialties has provided an overview video of BPS and the role Board Certified Pharmacists play in improving patient outcomes, eliminating medication errors and reducing healthcare costs globally.

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