This award recognizes an individual who has promoted and encouraged pharmacists to attain leadership positions within pharmacy through example as role model and mentor. The pharmacist for whom the award is named – Gloria Niemeyer Francke, PharmD – personally exemplified the award’s criteria. Dr. Francke, 1986 APhA Honorary President and 1987 Remington Honor Medalist, inspired and mentored future leaders throughout her illustrious pharmacy career.
2017 recipient Thomas P. Reinders with APhA President Jean-Venable "Kelly" R. Goode
Any APhA Member whose efforts or activities have significantly contributed to promoting leadership in others shall be eligible for this award. The recipient of the APhA Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award will be an individual who has promoted and encouraged pharmacists to attain leadership positions within pharmacy through example as a role model and as a mentor. Nominations must be made by an APhA Member. 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 past recipients of the award.
Nature of Award
The Award consists of a crystal memento bearing the likeness of the APhA building and the name of the recipient, 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.