The nominee must be an APhA Member who has made outstanding voluntary contributions to society, the profession of pharmacy, and APhA. Remington Honor 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 10, annually.
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 letters are preferred with a maximum of six letters accepted
A current curriculum vitae or detailed résumé
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 & Exposition, 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 & Exposition registration and reimbursement for meeting-related travel expenses, according to current travel policies and up to the maximum amount budgeted by APhA.