Young Pharmacist of the Year
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Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year

PSW may award the Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year Award at the Annual Meeting. The award, which is part of a national awards program sponsored by Pharmacists Mutual Companies, is granted to recognize and honor a Wisconsin pharmacist in his or her first ten years of practice who has made significant contributions to professional pharmacy organizations and has demonstrated dedication to the contemporary practice of pharmacy.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstration of dedication to contemporary pharmacy practice
  2. Participation in professional pharmacy organizations

Award Eligibility

Any licensed pharmacist practicing and residing in Wisconsin who has received an entry level pharmacy degree less than ten years ago and who is not a member of the PSW Board of Directors, an elected officer or a paid employee of PSW. The nominee must not be a past recipient of this award.


Award Description

Recipients of this award shall receive a plaque, recognition in The Journal and at the Annual Awards Banquet.


Nomination Completion and Submission

All nominations must be fully completed and submitted to PSW by the nomination deadline in order for the nominee to be considered as a candidate for the award. To complete the nomination, please submit three (3) letters in support of this candidate’s nomination by the deadline outlined. Each letter supporting nomination should be accompanied by writer’s name, work site and contact information. One letter of support can be written by the award candidate. Each qualified nomination will be evaluated based on the award’s selection criteria. Documentation supporting candidate’s nomination should highlight how candidate has fulfilled the awards selection criteria. For questions or for more information, please contact the PSW office at

Award Nomination

Click the button below to submit your nomination online.

Nomination Form

2023 Recipient

Francesca Napolitano Johnson