The Hugo H. Schaefer Award was established by the American Pharmacists Association in 1964 to honor the long-time APhA Treasurer, Dr. Hugo H. Schaefer, for a lifetime of contributions to the profession of pharmacy and in particular for his service to APhA. The purpose of the award is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding voluntary contributions to society as well as to the profession of pharmacy and APhA.
2017 recipient Clark H. Gustafson with APhA President Jean-Venable "Kelly" R. Goode
The nominee must be an APhA Member who has made outstanding voluntary contributions to society, the profession of pharmacy and APhA. Remington Medalists are not eligible.
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination at the following link: Award Nomination Form. The deadline for nominations is September 1.
The nomination is to include the following items:
A letter from the nominator describing the most important achievements of the nominee and explaining why the nominee meets the criteria for the award
Letters of recommendation are optional; two (2) letters are preferred with a maximum of six (6) accepted
A current CV or detailed resumé
The selection is made by the APhA Board of Trustees based upon careful review of complete nominations.
Nature of Award
The award, presented at the APhA Annual Meeting, consists of a medal bearing the likeness of Hugo H. Schaefer mounted on a wooden base, which is inscribed with the recipient’s name and date of presentation. The recipient also receives a complimentary APhA Annual Meeting registration and reimbursement for meeting-related travel expenses, according to current travel policies and up to the maximum amount budgeted by APhA.