Avis D. Bullard Receives ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Recognition

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce that Avis D. Bullard, BPS Director of Quality Assurance, has completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, or ASQ-CSSBB.   “BPS congratulates Avis D. Bullard on earning her ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Obtaining this internationally recognized… Continue Reading Avis D. Bullard Receives ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Recognition

Kaiser Permanente Colorado Pharmacy Department, Gourley/Vlasses Named 2019 Recipients of the Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce that the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Pharmacy Department has been named the 2019 recipient of the Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award in the organization category.    Beginning with the 2019 award, nominations for the Weaver/Penna Award were solicited separately for organizations and… Continue Reading Kaiser Permanente Colorado Pharmacy Department, Gourley/Vlasses Named 2019 Recipients of the Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2019 New Specialty Council Leadership and Members

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the new Specialty Council Chairs, Vice Chairs, and members for each of the 13 BPS specialties. These appointments and re-appointments are effective January 1, 2019. For the full roster of each BPS Specialty Council visit https://www.bpsweb.org/about-bps/specialty-councils/.   A BPS Specialty Council serves… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2019 New Specialty Council Leadership and Members

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Request for Proposals for Professional Development Providers in Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy

The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) solicits proposals for Professional Development Programs (PDP) for the Recertification of Board-Certified Sterile Compounding Pharmacists (BCSCP). Recertification, which is required every seven years, is a process in which a Board-Certified Pharmacist demonstrates maintenance of a defined level of contemporary knowledge and skills. Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Request for Proposals for Professional Development Providers in Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacists to serve on its 2020 Specialty Councils

A total of 25 Positions Available   Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) seeks Board-Certified Pharmacists to serve on its 2020 Specialty Councils.   TERM AND ELIGIBILITY The term of appointment for BPS Specialty Council members for this call is January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022. BPS must receive nomination materials by… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Board-Certified Pharmacists to serve on its 2020 Specialty Councils

BPS Announces Call for Applications for PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency Research Grants (2019)

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted to support PGY-2 pharmacy residency research projects. Two funding opportunities of up to $5,000 each are available for projects highlighting the impact of board certification on:   Improved medication-related outcomes for patients; Perceived value of pharmacist… Continue Reading BPS Announces Call for Applications for PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency Research Grants (2019)

Brian Lawson Named UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Inaugural Global Executive in Residence

Washington, D.C. –  Brian Lawson, PharmD, Senior Director of Professional Affairs and International Engagement of the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has been named the The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy inaugural Global Executive in Residence with its Office of Global Engagement through June 30, 2020.   As the Executive in Residence, Lawson will continue his work… Continue Reading Brian Lawson Named UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Inaugural Global Executive in Residence

Spring 2019 BPS Certification Examination Results

Washington, D.C. – The results of the Spring 2019 BPS certification and recertification examinations were announced today by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), the premier post-licensure certification organization serving the pharmacy profession. A total of 2,379 out of 3,542 candidates successfully passed certification examinations in the eleven specialties currently offered by BPS: ambulatory care… Continue Reading Spring 2019 BPS Certification Examination Results