Gruenberg and Hsia win Emerging Teaching Scholars Award from AACP

Congratulations to School faculty members Katherine Gruenberg, PharmD, MA, and Stephanie Hsia, PharmD, MA, who both have been named 2023 Emerging Teaching Scholars by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

The prestigious award, presented by the AACP Council of Faculties (COF), is designed to recognize excellence among academic pharmacy faculty who are engaged in or who are supporting scholarly teaching.

In recognizing service and outstanding contributions to academy, pharmacy education, and schools, the AACP COF Emerging Teaching Scholars Award raises the bar for the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Up to five AACP Emerging Teaching Scholars are selected each year, and candidates must have authored at least three scholarly works related to teaching and learning that were accepted in peer-reviewed forums. Candidates also must be the first​/​primary author or creator of at least two scholarly works related to teaching and learning.


School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, PharmD Degree Program

About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy aims to solve the most pressing health care problems and strives to ensure that each patient receives the safest, most effective treatments. Our discoveries seed the development of novel therapies, and our researchers consistently lead the nation in NIH funding. The School’s doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program, with its unique emphasis on scientific thinking, prepares students to be critical thinkers and leaders in their field.