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Pharmacy Professor Receives National Pharmacy Professional Organization’s New Educator Award

Published on November 9, 2018

Angela BinghamAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacy member Angela L. Bingham, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, an associate professor of clinical pharmacy at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP),  was selected by the 2018 ACCP Awards Committee to receive the College’s prestigious 2018 New Educator Award. The awards were presented in Seattle, Washington, on Sunday, October 21, 2018, during the Awards Ceremony of the 2018 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy.

The ACCP New Educator Award recognizes and honors a new educator for outstanding contributions to the discipline of teaching and to the education of health care practitioners. Dr. Bingham is, a critical care and nutrition support clinical pharmacy specialist at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, where she also serves as the PGY2 critical care residency program director.

Bingham received her PharmD degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and completed her PGY1 pharmacy practice residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and PGY2 critical care residency training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

At PCP, she is recognized as an innovative and committed educator who has had a substantial impact on the many students and residents she has mentored. University of Tennessee Professor Roland Dickerson wrote in his letter of nomination:

Dr. Bingham is especially deserving of this honor due to the breadth and innovation of her teaching coupled with an outstanding ability to recognize and cultivate student and post-graduate trainee talent in research and leadership…. The breadth of her teaching is exceptional and has allowed her to impact a range of learners within and external to the pharmacy program at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy…. As evidence of her drive to innovate, Dr. Bingham has incorporated a variety of educational technologies and multimodal simulation including high-fidelity and low-fidelity mannequin simulation, computer-based simulation, virtual patients, and simulated electronic health records…. She has also been heavily engaged in research and student organizational mentorship. As a course coordinator for Independent Project in Pharmacy Practice, she has mentored students to lay the foundation for research, including developing skills in research literature interpretation, hypothesis testing, data analysis, and conclusion generation…. Overall, since her faculty appointment in 2012, she has worked with 23 research students to ultimately produce 20 student poster presentations at national meetings. For 19 of those students, she served as the primary mentor. Additionally, Dr. Bingham mentored a first-year medical student in research through an interprofessional effort.

Bingham has received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activity and the Dean’s Award for Service from PCP. In 2015, she was named PCP’s Teacher of the Year and, in 2013, received a Future Leaders Award from the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Bingham has published her research in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) is a professional and scientific society that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling clinical pharmacists to achieve excellence in practice, research, and education.

ACCP is the professional home for clinical pharmacy practitioners, scientists, educators, administrators, students, residents, and fellows from more than 60 countries committed to excellence in clinical pharmacy.

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