Sacramento, CA - The California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) has named Michael Trillanes, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, as the recipient of the 2018 New Practitioner Achievement Award. This award is CSHP's highest honor for our newly practicing pharmacists and will be presented at CSHP's annual meeting, Seminar, being held October 4 - 7 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.
Dr. Trillanes earned his doctor of pharmacy degree in 2013 from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and completed his PGY-1 at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 2014. Dr. Trillanes currently is the interim perioperative pharmacy supervisor and neurocritical care clinical pharmacist at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, CA.
A member since 2009, Dr. Trillanes has volunteered many of his hours at both the local and state level of CSHP. Since 2014, Dr. Trillanes has served on the Membership Committee and as a Delegate for the Golden Gate Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GGSHP). In 2015, Dr. Trillanes was elected as the secretary of GGSHP and is currently serving as the GGSHP President for 2018 (was elected as the President-elect of GGSHP in 2017). At the state level, Dr. Trillanes has served on CSHP's Seminar Planning Committee (2015-2017) assisting in the student programming and clinical skills competition.
Outside of CSHP, Dr. Trillanes continues to give back to his pharmacy community. Dr. Trillanes has given didactic lectures in multiple disciplines including resident physicians, dental residents, nurses, and therapists while also serving as a health science assistant clinical professor (WOS) at UCSF School of Pharmacy. Many of his APPE, IPPE, PGY1, PGY2 trainees look up to his leadership because of his genuine approach to teaching.
Through these efforts, Dr. Trillanes has demonstrated strong ongoing involvement and commitment in working with student pharmacists, residents, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals throughout his short five years of practice. For his contributions, CSHP is proud to recognize Dr. Trillanes as our New Practitioner Achievement Award recipient during the CSHP Seminar 2018 Awards Ceremony held on Saturday, October 6th in San Diego, CA.
Founded in 1962, the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) is a non-profit professional association established to serve the needs of hospital and health-system pharmacists. Representing over 4,000 members who practice clinical pharmacy and specialized medicine, CSHP is the largest state association for pharmacists. CSHP members share a common mission – to promote wellness, patient safety and the optimal use of medication.