American Health Care partners with local universities to provide “hands on” experience to pharmacy students considering a career in the area of managed care. As part of the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences [APPEs], students learn the importance of managed care principles and how they impact the healthcare system. Under clinical pharmacist supervision, students
American Health Care offers a postgraduate year one [PGY1] pharmacy residency in managed care, accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy [ASHP/AMCP]. Through a series of core/required learning experiences [e.g., population health management, pharmacy operations, formulary management, drug use evaluation, pharmacy networks, and prior authorizations] residents have the following opportunities:
It is a requirement to complete at least one formal project for presentation at the Western States Conference and other possible forums. Following successful program completion, residents will be prepared for specific positions in benefits management, formulary management, utilization review, clinical program management, and care management.