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Sylvia J. Martin Technician Award Information
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The Sylvia J. Martin Outstanding Technician Award was created in 1998 to honor the memory of Sylvia J. Martin, a pharmacy technician at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City. The Award consists of a five year Oklahoma Society of Health-System Pharmacists (OSHP) membership, a plaque, and recognition at the OSHP Annual Meeting.


The Sylvia J. Martin Outstanding Technician Award applicant/nominee must have:

  • A current Oklahoma pharmacy technician permit
  • At least one letter of recommendation signed by a minimum of two nominators or two letters of recommendation from separate nominators.  At least one of the nominators needs to be a Registered Pharmacist in Oklahoma; the second could also be a pharmacist, another health care professional, or an administrator who has worked with the technician.
  • It is preferred that the nominee has an OSHP membership.
  • There may only be one nomination from the same institution each year.


Nomination Submission

Nominations shall be submitted to OSHP, PO Box 2371, Oklahoma City, OK  73101-2371, emailed to, or submitted online at no later than February 15th.  Suggested information to include in the nomination/recommendation letter is listed below, and nominees will be contacted to provide demographic and related information that may be unknown to the nominator(s).  The award recipient will be contacted in March and the Award will be presented during the OSHP Award Banquet during the Annual (spring) Meeting.  Nominations submitted after February 15th may be considered for the following year.


Suggested data to include in nominations letters for the Oklahoma Society of Health-System Pharmacists Sylvia J. Martin Outstanding Technician Award


  • *Technician's full name
  • *Technician's Oklahoma permit number
  • *Technician's current title
  • *Technician's employment history at institution
  • #Examples of Technician's contributions to the pharmacy department and/or to the institution
  • #Examples of Technician's recognition by the pharmacy department and/or by the institution
  • #Examples of achievement at institution
  • #Examples of technician's community services activities and/or recognition
  • #Examples of other items that you would like the committee to consider
  • Technician's national certification statues (if known)
  • Technician's previous employment history (if pharmacy related and/or pertinent)
  • Technician's membership to OSHP (if known)
  • Technicians membership in other professional organizations
  • Technician's participation in continuing education or other educational programs

*Required Information

#Please provide information for at least one of these categories

Sylvia J. Martin Data Sheet to be completed by the technician following nomination


Recommendations must be mailed by February 15th of the current year
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