Joseph H. Beckerman was devoted to health-system pharmacy as a profession. He was recognized as a mentor to hundreds of students and young pharmacists. He was a leader of not only the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP), but also a past-president of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
The Joseph H. Beckerman Memorial Scholarship Fund honors Joe Beckerman and creates a lasting legacy of his commitment to health-system pharmacy. The scholarship fund’s purpose is to continue his vision of health-system pharmacy as an integral component to the delivery of health care in this country.
Scholarships will be awarded annually to a California pharmacy student that exhibits a desire for a career in health-system pharmacy. For a student to qualify, she or he must also demonstrate characteristics that were important to Joe Beckerman: ethical behavior, professionalism, leadership, caring, and compassion.
See the application materials for more information. The due date for this scholarship is June 30 and the winner will be announced on September 1.