Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy-AFPC Graduate Student Award for Pharmacy Practice Research
CANADIAN FOUNDATION FOR PHARMACY/AFPC GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD FOR PHARMACY PRACTICE RESEARCH
Description of the award
The CFP/AFPC award will be given for the best research paper published or accepted for publication during the year preceding the AFPC annual meeting by a pharmacy graduate student. The paper will report on research completed by the applicant while a graduate student at a Canadian Faculty of pharmacy. The winner will be notified by April 15 and must agree to attend the AFPC Conference and present his/her paper in the form of a 20 minute oral presentation.
The recipient of the award will receive an honorarium of $750 and a certificate of recognition for the achievement. Travel and hotel funds for a maximum of 3 days will be provided for the recipient to attend and present his/her work at the AFPC Conference.
Criteria for submission of papers
- Eligible papers (written in English or French) are those that have been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal within the calendar year preceding the application date for the award.
The paper must be original applied research and fall within one or more of the following categories: (i) Pharmacy practice research that may include survey research, modeling, comparative studies, and meta analysis. (ii) Drug efficacy and safety studies within the context of optimizing the role of pharmacists in contributing to patient outcomes. (iii) Behavioral, social and administrative research that translates to the practice of pharmacy. (iv) Pharmacoeconomic, pharmacoepidemiologic or drug policy research which guides decision makers in providing optimal value in drug use.
The applicant must have conducted the research for the paper while a graduate student.
A graduate supervisor may only present one candidate in each competition.
To apply, the candidate must submit the following in PDF format to the Executive Director (Harold Lopatka email@example.com) . Deadline for submission is March 1.
(a) the paper to be judged; (b) notice of acceptance from the journal in which the paper is to appear, if it has been accepted, but not yet published; (c) a letter of support from the candidate's graduate supervisor at the time the research was conducted. This letter will confirm that the paper meets the criteria for the award; (d) an indication by the candidate of willingness to attend the AFPC meeting to accept the award.
- The award will be given to the runner-up if the winner cannot attend the AFPC Meeting.
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See Awards book pp. 9-12 for details.
Submission of award applications should occur by Email on or before the due date indicated for each award to Harold Lopatka.
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