Pinnacle Awards

Pinnacle Awards


The APhA Foundation congratulates the recipients of the 2021 Pinnacle Awards!



View the entire 2020 Award Ceremony below, honoring recipients of the 2020 Pinnacle Awards. 



Support for the 2020 Pinnacle Awards Program is provided by an educational grant from Merck.


The Pinnacle Awards, established in 1998 by the APhA Foundation's Quality Center, celebrate significant contributions to the medication use process.


Award Categories

  • Individual Award for Career Achievement: Recognizes individuals whose actions have demonstrated exceptional leadership in enhancing health care quality and medication use. 
  • Group Practices, Health Systems, Health Care Corporations: Recognizes a significant scientific contribution and/or quality improvement project.
  • Voluntary Health Agencies, Nonprofit Organizations, Associations, Government Agencies, and Public/Private Partnerships: Recognizes health organizations that assist patients and their caregivers in achieving better outcomes from their medications.


If you have any questions related to the Pinnacle Awards, please contact Olivia Welter, Executive Fellow, at or 202-558-2709.



Click here to view past Pinnacle Awards recipients, photos, and information