Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2020 Officers

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2020 Officers Karen M. Gunning, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP to Serve as 2020 BPS Chair Hal E. Richards, PharmD, BCNSP to Serve as BPS Chair-Elect Peter G. Koval, PharmD, BCPS, CPP to Serve as BPS Immediate Past Chair   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2020 Officers

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2020 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, 2020. 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 2020 New Specialty Council Leadership and Members 

Alaska Native Medical Center Pharmacy Department, Brian Erstad Named 2020 Recipients of Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce that the Alaska Native Medical Center Pharmacy Department has been named the 2020 recipient of the Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award in the organization category. For the individual category in 2020, the BPS Board of Directors chose to issue the award to… Continue Reading Alaska Native Medical Center Pharmacy Department, Brian Erstad Named 2020 Recipients of Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Request for Proposals for Professional Development Providers in Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) solicits proposals for Professional Development Programs (PDP) for the Recertification of Board-Certified Transplant Pharmacists (BCTXP). 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. Maintenance of certification can be accomplished… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces Request for Proposals for Professional Development Providers in Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to Serve on its 2021 Specialty Councils

A total of 30 Board Certified and Non-Specialist Positions Available   Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) today issues a Call for Nominations for Specialists (Board-Certified Pharmacists) and Non-Specialist Pharmacists to serve on eleven of fourteen Specialty Councils.   TERM OF APPOINTMENT The term of appointment for BPS Specialty Council members for… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to Serve on its 2021 Specialty Councils

Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Recognized as New Specialty

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces that Emergency Medicine Pharmacy is formally recognized as the fourteenth pharmacy specialty.   Karen M. Gunning, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, the 2020 Chair of the BPS Board of Directors, Professor of Pharmacotherapy, at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, provided the following comments: “BPS is… Continue Reading Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Recognized as New Specialty

Important Announcement Regarding the April/May 2020 Examination

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces updated information regarding the April-May 2020 Examination window in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.    Given the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, BPS is sharing the following information regarding the April-May 2020 Testing Window:   Prometric has announced that their test centers in the U.S. and Canada… Continue Reading Important Announcement Regarding the April/May 2020 Examination

Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Certification Exam Postponed

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces that the first administration of the Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy certification exam originally scheduled for the Fall 2020 testing window has been postponed.   After careful consideration and in discussion with the BPS SOT Specialty Council and the Board of Directors, we have decided to… Continue Reading Solid Organ Transplantation Pharmacy Certification Exam Postponed

2021 BPS Board of Directors Call for Nominations

A total of five positions available.   Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on its Board of Directors. The term of appointment for BPS Board members is based on the calendar year. Each appointment is for three years with the possibility of re-appointment to a second… Continue Reading 2021 BPS Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Important Announcement for the September – October (2020) BPS Certification Examination Window

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has had tremendous global impact and we support and applaud pharmacists for their commitment and care for patients, including thousands of pharmacists who are presently sitting for exams within the April – June Testing Window. After careful consideration and planning, and due… Continue Reading Important Announcement for the September – October (2020) BPS Certification Examination Window