The sixth annual Next-Generation Pharmacist awards gala was held August 6, 2015 at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Pharmacy leaders gathered to learn who among them would be named winners. The evening’s special guest was Giovanni Livera, who shared his perspective about how we can do the astonishing when we embrace innovation and inspiration, and the idea that Anything is Possible.
Awarded to a pharmacist who owns a pharmacy in whole or in part and who demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit in his or her drive and ability to grow the business or whose advocacy has helped create a better environment for future pharmacy growth.
New Category in 2015
Awarded to a pharmacist who works in a health-system setting, such as a hospital,
Awarded to an active duty or reserve military pharmacist who operates within a branch of the United States armed forces, and who demonstrates an innovative approach to patient care for those who serve our country.
Awarded to a pharmacist who donates his or her time and resources with the principal objective of improving the community in which he or she resides and/or the pharmacy operates and the vision is related to pharmacy care and the health outcomes of the community.
The program’s top honor, the Next-Generation Pharmacist, is selected from among the winners of the pharmacist categories and is awarded to the pharmacist who is defining the future of pharmacy by his or her uncompromising vision for a specific pharmacy or for the pharmacy industry overall.