Remington Honor Medal
The Remington Honor Medal, named for eminent community pharmacist, manufacturer, and educator Joseph P. Remington (1847-1918), was established in 1918 to recognize distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy during the preceding year, culminating in the past year, or during a long period of outstanding activity or fruitful achievement.
Nominate a Colleague for the 2021 Remington Honor Medal Award
Any APhA member may nominate a person for the Remington Honor Medal. The nominee for the award does not need to be an APhA member. Self-nominations are not accepted.
The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete award nomination. Nominations open in June
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
Upon receipt of a nomination, staff reviews it for completeness and conformity with guidelines. Incomplete nominations will be returned immediately to the nominator. If acceptable, APhA staff forwards the nomination to the Remington Honor Medal Screening Committee. The screening Committee will review the nomination materials received for all candidates to prepare a preliminary list of candidates to be evaluated by the Remington Honor Medal Selection Committee. The selection committee evaluates the materials and determines the final two candidates for the Medal. A mail ballot containing the names and supporting materials of the final two candidates is then forwarded to the APhA Former presidents, whose vote determines the eventual recipient.
Nature of award
The award, presented at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition, consists of the gold Remington Honor Medal, 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. A reception and an elegant dinner for the Remington Medalist are held during the annual meeting, at which time the recipient delivers a speech.
2020 Colonel (Ret.) John D. Grabenstein
2010 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble
2003 Mary Louise Andersen
1999 Carl F. Emswiller, Jr.
1991 George B. Griffenhagen
1985 William L. Blockstein
1969 George F. Archambault
1952 Patrick Henry Costello
1938 Henry C. Christensen
1936 Edmund N. Gathercoal
1934 Sir Henry S. Wellcome
1931 Ernest Fullerton Cook
1929 Wilbur Lincoln Scoville
1925 Henry Milton Whelpley
1924 George Mahlon Beringer
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