Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2022 Specialty Council Leadership and New Members

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2022 Specialty Council Leadership and New Members   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the new Specialty Council Chairs, Vice Chairs, and members for each of the 14 BPS specialties. These appointments and re-appointments are effective January 1, 2022. For the full roster of… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces 2022 Specialty Council Leadership and New Members

National Commission for Certifying Agencies Awards Three Specialty Accreditations and One Re-Accreditation to Board of Pharmacy Specialties

National Commission for Certifying Agencies Awards Three Specialty Accreditations and One Re-Accreditation to the Board of Pharmacy Specialties   Washington, D.C. – The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited three specialty certifications under the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) for compliance to NCCA’s Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs: Cardiology Pharmacy (BCCP), Infectious Diseases… Continue Reading National Commission for Certifying Agencies Awards Three Specialty Accreditations and One Re-Accreditation to Board of Pharmacy Specialties

2022 Recipients of Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards Announced

2022 Recipients of Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards Announced   Washington, D.C. – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is pleased to announce the two Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna award winners in the patient care organization and individual category. Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute Pharmacy Program in Miami, FL has been named the 2022… Continue Reading 2022 Recipients of Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Awards Announced

Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to Serve on its 2023 Specialty Councils

A Total of 34 Pharmacist Specialist and Non-Specialist Member Positions Available   Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) issues a call for nominations for pharmacists to serve on 12 of the 14 BPS Specialty Councils. Each specialty council comprises of nine members. Seven of the members of each specialty council are specialist members,… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties Seeks Pharmacists to Serve on its 2023 Specialty Councils

BPS Issues Request for Proposals to Provide Professional Development Programs for Recertification of Board-Certified Pharmacists

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) has released a request for proposals (RFP) to provide a professional development program (PDP) for the recertification of board-certified pharmacists in each of the 14 recognized BPS specialties. The RFP outlines an update to the existing recertification pathways to include continuous professional development (CPD). This RFP concerns… Continue Reading BPS Issues Request for Proposals to Provide Professional Development Programs for Recertification of Board-Certified Pharmacists

BPS Invites Board-Certified Pharmacists to Apply for 2022 BPS Ambassador Roles

Washington, DC – BPS Board-Certified pharmacists who are advancing practice in their communities, improving patient care, and educating the next generation of pharmacists are encouraged to apply now to serve as BPS Ambassadors for the 2022 – 2024 term.   BPS Ambassadors work to highlight the value of BPS Board Certification through a variety of activities… Continue Reading BPS Invites Board-Certified Pharmacists to Apply for 2022 BPS Ambassador Roles

BPS Announces Call for Applications for 2022-2023 PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Research Grants

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces applications for the two 2022-2023 BPS Seed Grants are open and will be accepted through August 19, 2022 (note: the deadline has been extended from the original deadline of August 12). Incoming 2022-2023 PGY2 pharmacy residents and preceptors planning to conduct research projects involving BPS Board Certification are encouraged… Continue Reading BPS Announces Call for Applications for 2022-2023 PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Research Grants

13 Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certifications Recognized by Department of Defense Credentialing Opportunities On-Line

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) received recognition from the Department of Defense (DOD) as a credentialing opportunity for service members and is now included on the Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) website. 13 out of 14 BPS credentials met the DOD credentialing standards required for inclusion on COOL. Emergency Medicine Pharmacy is not listed because testing… Continue Reading 13 Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certifications Recognized by Department of Defense Credentialing Opportunities On-Line

BPS Announces Continuous Testing Transition with Four Specialties Beginning in 2023

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces four pharmacy specialty certifications will begin the transition to a continuous testing model for certification and recertification examinations: board-certified cardiology pharmacist (BCCP), board-certified nuclear pharmacist (BCNP), board-certified oncology pharmacist (BCOP), and board-certified psychiatric pharmacist (BCPP). Continuous testing will begin in April 2023 for BCCP, BCNP, and BCPP and in… Continue Reading BPS Announces Continuous Testing Transition with Four Specialties Beginning in 2023

Aneesh Asokan Joins BPS Staff as the 2022-2023 Executive Resident

Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces the addition of Aneesh Asokan, PharmD, MBA as the 2022-2023 BPS Executive Resident beginning July 5. Asokan joins the BPS Professional Affairs, Communications, and Engagement (PACE) team for a year-long residency in association management and professional certification.   “We are pleased to have Aneesh join us,” said Brian Lawson, BPS… Continue Reading Aneesh Asokan Joins BPS Staff as the 2022-2023 Executive Resident