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MSHP  History:

In 1936, the "Hospital Pharmacists of Minnesota (HPM)" was founded as the state organization of pharmacists and related personnel associated with organized health care settings.  It was often referred to as "Minnesota Hospital Pharmacists or MHP".   On February 12, 1936, the Board made a unanimous vote to establish a permanent organization of hospital pharmacists in Minnesota for the purpose of extension and promotion of hospital pharmacy and exchange of information.  Click here for a copy of the Secretary's minutes documenting this vote.   

In 1954, HPM changed its name to the "Minnesota Society of Hospital Pharmacists (MSHP)" and became an affiliate of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).  The last official name change took place in 1995 when the Corporate Name was changed to the "Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP)".

Kappa Epsilon 1940

This photo was taken in 1940 with members of the pharmacy sorority Kappa Epsilon, many of whom were key leaders in the early beginnings of MSHP. 
From left to right:  Dorothy Brecht, Louise Hunkins, Veta Blabaum, Louise Schmitz, Winifred Keyes, Mary K. Keenan and daughter of Louise & Stanley Hunkins, Hallie Bruce, Alice Scheer

MSHP Affiliation Status with ASHP 

On February 3, 2006, the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) was granted full affiliation status with ASHP in accordance with ASHP's governing documents and the ASHP Guidelines for Affiliation with State Organizations.

MSHP Photo Gallery:

MSHP 2016 Annual Conference - April 14-15, 2016 (St. Cloud, MN) 

2015 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Minnesota Night Reception - December 7, 2015 (New Orleans, LA)

MSHP 2015 Pharmacy Technician Conference - September 25, 2014 (Brooklyn Center, MN) 

MSHP 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting - September 18, 2015 (Brooklyn Center, MN)

2015 ASHP Summer Meeting - June 6-10, 2015 (Denver, CO)

2015 Annual Conference - April 23-24, 2015 (Duluth, MN)

2014 Minnesota Night Reception - December 8, 3014  (Anaheim, CA)

National Diabetes Week - November 10-14, 2014    

MSHP 2014 Midyear Clinical Meeting - September 19, 2014     (Brooklyn Center, MN)

MSHP-Northwestern Meeting - June 19, 2014

MSHP 2014 Annual Conference - March 27-28, 2014 (St. Paul, MN)