UPMC Health Plan

 

Residency Information:

 
Company: 
UPMC Health Plan 
Type of Residency: 
PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy 
Accreditation Status: 
Accredited
Length of Program: 
12 Months 
Number of Positions: 
1
Affiliation: 
UPMC Health System, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy 
Application Deadline: 
January 5
Starting Date: 
July 1
Estimated Stipend: 
$45,100
Onsite Interview: 
Yes 
Educational/Special Requirements: 
Applicants must have completed a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for PA licensure. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit application materials through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).  A completed application includes a letter of intent, CV, college transcript, list of references (3) with contact information and 3 letters of recommendation submitted separately. 
Fringe Benefits: 
Health, dental, eye care, life and disability available; vacation time allotted, professional travel and stipend available, no weekends or holidays, no staffing requirements in a pharmacy 
Special Features: 
UPMC Health Plan is owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), which is one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The Health Plan covers commercial, Medical Assistance and Medicare populations. UPMC Health Plan has integrated resources from Community Care Behavioral Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, as well as UPMC Health System. UPMC Health Plan provides access to the complete health management of the plan members (i.e. inpatient admissions, out-patient laboratory values, diagnosis, etc.). Residency experience will include: DUR criteria development and review, clinical intervention activities, P&T monograph development and presentation, formulary management, policy development, medication therapy management protocol development and review, research project for publication, and the development of educational programs for the Health Plan staff. Residents will have the opportunity to do an off-site PBM rotation, in addition to industry and drug information rotations. Residents will have the opportunity for off-site experiences including PBM, pharmaceutical industry, and consulting rotations. Additionally, through the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, the resident will participate in student instruction. 


Contact Information:


First Name: 
Erin
Last Name: 
Lopata, PharmD
Title: 
Manager, Clinical Pharmacy 
Company: 
UPMC Health Plan 
Address: 
US Steel Tower, 12th floor 
600 Grant Street
City: 
Pittsburgh 
State: 
PA 
Zip: 
15219 
Phone Number: 
(412) 454-8716 
Fax Number: 
(412) 454-5295 
Email: 
URL: 
http://pharmacy.pitt.edu/Programs/Residency/upmc_healthplan.php