Larry M. Simonsmeier Writing Award
The American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL) is a nationwide organization with the purposes of: (i) furthering knowledge in the law related to pharmacists, pharmacies, the provision of pharmaceutical care, the manufacturing and distribution of drugs, and other food, drug, and medical device policy issues ("Pharmacy Law"); (ii) communicating accurate legal educational information; and (iii) providing education opportunities for pharmacists, attorneys, and others who are interested in Pharmacy Law.
ASPL recognizes outstanding scholarship related to Pharmacy Law with the Simonsmeier Award. The Award recognizes an outstanding paper relating to the interests of ASPL published during the prior two years (2014-2016). The 2017 Award includes an honorarium plus support for travel to the ASPL Developments in Pharmacy Law Seminar XXVIII in Scottsdale, AZ, November 2-5, 2017.
The Award is named in honor of the late Larry Simonsmeier (1944-2009), who was a pharmacist and attorney, professor and dean of Washington State University College of Pharmacy, president of ASPL, and editor of the Rx Ipsa Loquitur for more than twenty years.
Papers related to Pharmacy Law, as defined above, published in or accepted for publication in any English-language peer-reviewed journal (including law reviews) during the period from January 2014 through December 2016 are eligible. Interested parties are invited to nominate published papers written by themselves or other authors. Authors may submit manuscripts that are in press.
Submission of Nominations
Nominations should provide the name, address, daytime telephone number, and e-mail address of the nominator, a reprint of the full paper, and a complete journal citation for the paper being nominated. If an author is submitting a manuscript that is in press, the copy of the manuscript should be accompanied by documentation from the journal editor of the status of the paper, and should include contact information for the journal editor. The deadline for submission of nominations for the Larry M. Simonsmeier Award is June 30, 2017.
Nominations should be addressed to:
Education & Scholarship Committee
Questions may be directed to ASPL at:
March 20, 2017
Pharmacists and attorneys in Glassdoor's list of top 25 paying US jobs
Glassdoor, an employment website, reported in March on its list of the 25 highest paying professional jobs in the US, based on submissions to its site by at least 100 professionals for each listed job between February 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017. Physicians were number 1 on the list, with a median base salary of $187,876 and 7,770 job openings. Pharmacy managers were number 2, with a median salary of $149,064 and 2,370 job openings, with staff pharmacists taking 5th place at a median salary of $125,847 and 5,496 job openings. Among attorney jobs, patent attorneys ranked 3rd ($139, 272; 525 openings) and attorneys rounded out the top 25 with a $94,695 median salary and 1,010 openings. The number of job openings represent active listings on Glassdoor as of January 31, 2017. [25 highest paying jobs in America. Glassdoor.com; http://bit.ly/2n4FhPx]
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2017 DPLXXVIII Seminar
November 2-5, 2017