We are blessed to have some of the best pharmacists working with us, and the Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists (AAHP) agrees. Three of our pharmacists received recognition on a state level by AAHP at their Fall Seminar. Ashley Bell, PharmD BCCP, was named New Practitioner of the Year, Kayla Leathem, PharmD BCCCP, was recognized as Residency Preceptor of the Year and Kristen Bailey, PharmD, was named Staff Pharmacist of the Year for the state of Arkansas.
Residency Preceptor of the Year is awarded annually recognizing the accomplishments of an Arkansas pharmacy residency preceptor who has demonstrated exceptional mentorship in developing residents by serving as a role model with passion for knowledge sharing. It recognizes the exceptional work of the recipient during the last 12 to 18 months.
New Practitioner of the Year is awarded annually recognizing a pharmacist who has been active in the practice of pharmacy for 7 years or less and displays leadership, professionalism, and dedication to the future of health-system pharmacy. It recognizes the exceptional work of the recipient during the last 12 to 18 months.
Staff Pharmacist of the Year is awarded annually recognizing the accomplishments of a staff pharmacist who has exhibited interest and incentive in the practice of the profession of pharmacy above the level required in a staff position. This award recognizes work accomplished within the past 12 to 18 months and is open to frontline staff pharmacists.
Congratulations to Ashley, Kayla and Kristen! Well done!