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PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Program

200 W Center Street Promenade Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 618-9540

The PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Program is a collaboration between Chapman University School of Pharmacy, SCAN Health Plan, and Providence Medical Foundation. The program is currently in the process of seeking American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation.

This one-year managed care pharmacy residency is designed to provide an opportunity to gain a thorough understanding and demonstrate expertise in senior-focused managed care pharmacy practice and management. Combining instruction, mentoring and hands-on skills development, the program provides a broad range of experiences to achieve the core managed care competencies: patient care; advancing practice and improving senior care; leadership and management; and teaching, education and dissemination of knowledge.

The resident will gain experience in pharmacy management areas such as: formulary management, utilization management, health plan management, P&T Committee meetings, Interdisciplinary Team meetings, coverage determinations, appeals, grievances, pharmacy administration, clinical programs development and implementation, and medication therapy management. In addition, the resident will learn about Medicare Part D regulations, STAR and HEDIS quality measures, pharmacy trends analysis, and community ambulatory care. Patient care will be accomplished through a longitudinal primary care experience at Providence Medical Foundation. The position is based out of Chapman University; thus, the resident will earn a Teaching Certificate that includes in class lectures, skills workshops, OSCEs, and APPE precepting, meeting the ASHP accreditation standard.

Part of Providence, Providence Medical Foundation (Heritage) was founded in 1994 and includes eight medical groups throughout California. In addition to its medical groups, Heritage supports six distinct affiliated physician networks throughout the state. In accordance with the organization’s commitment to achieve health for a better world, Heritage is dedicated to providing a residency that exposes pharmacists to a variety of ambulatory care, utilization management, and population health management experiences.

At SCAN Health Plan, our mission is to keep seniors healthy and independent, and this is central to all that we do. In harmony with our mission statement, the residency program will facilitate the systematic training of pharmacists to achieve professional competence in the delivery of geriatric patient care and managed care pharmacy practice.

Chapman University School of Pharmacy is committed to post graduate residency training that expands career opportunities for students and enhances the School of Pharmacy teaching and research mission.