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20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy
Residency and Fellowship Showcase


The 20th Annual AMCP Managed Care Residency and Fellowship Showcase features a focused and intimate forum for student pharmacists to meet one-on-one with representatives from managed care pharmacy residency and fellowship programs across the country in preparation for the Pharmacy Residency Match and application deadlines. This event provides student pharmacists with the opportunity to learn firsthand how a particular residency and/or fellowship program would meet their needs and expectations, while networking with colleagues and sharing ideas on future career plans.


General Information:


Who should participate? 

AMCP welcomes all managed care post-graduate, residency or fellowship programs’ participation in the Showcase. The AMCP Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase is open to all registered attendees of AMCP Nexus 2017.

Who will be there? 

Attendance is comprised of pharmacy and other health care professionals who manage and evaluate therapies, develop and manage networks, and work with medical managers and information specialists to improve the care of all individuals enrolled in managed care programs. AMCP Nexus 2017 attracts one of the largest concentrations of student pharmacists interested in pursuing a residency or fellowship in managed care pharmacy.

When and where is it? 

The 20th Annual AMCP Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00pm-8:00pm. The first half hour (6:00pm-6:30pm) will be open to Class of 2018 student pharmacists only. All other registrants may attend beginning at 6:30pm.

Is there a cost to participate in the showcase? 

There is no cost to exhibit your residency or fellowship program. Exhibit staff must be registered for AMCP Nexus 2017. However, the residency/fellowship program may incur shipping and/or handling charges for Showcase displays and materials. In addition, each individual staffing the exhibit MUST pay his or her own AMCP Nexus 2017 registration, housing and travel. Space will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis as registrations are received for this unique annual event. Please see Rules and Regulations in the Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase Prospectus here. Information on shipping, handling and table specifics will be sent with table confirmations.

Staffing 

All exhibits must be staffed during Showcase hours by no more than three (3) people. It is strongly recommended that the following representatives participate: 1) a current or former resident/fellow, 2) a residency/fellowship director, and/or 3) a preceptor or instructor. All exhibit personnel MUST be registered for AMCP Nexus 2017. 

Hotel Accommodations 

Exhibit personnel may secure housing via the AMCP Meetings website at https://www.amcpmeetings.org. Exhibit personnel MUST be registered for AMCP Nexus 2017 before attempting to reserve a hotel room. Please do not call AMCP or the hotels to make reservations for AMCP Nexus 2017. Please review the hotel cancellation information on the housing form. Expenses associated with registration, housing and travel are the responsibility of the Showcase exhibit personnel and are not paid/reimbursed by AMCP.

Acceptance of Contract 

The 20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase contract must be received by Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. 

Once the contract is accepted by AMCP, it shall become binding upon both AMCP and the Showcase participant with respect to space assigned and the use thereof and all other matters included in the contract and the Showcase Rules and Regulations. AMCP reserves the right to reject any contract that does not comply with the Rules and Regulations of the 20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase.

Withdrawal 

Withdrawal by a Residency or Fellowship Program will not be accepted unless written notice of such withdrawal has been received no later than October 1, 2017. AMCP registration fees will not be reimbursed if a Residency or Fellowship Program withdraws.

If you have any questions or would like to withdraw your program, please contact:
Lauren Lyles
Manager of Pharmacy Affairs & New Practitioner Programs
703-684-2625
llyles@amcp.org 


Exhibit Information:


Exhibit Space and Assignment 

  • AMCP will provide each Residency and Fellowship Program one (1) 6’ x 2’ skirted table for the Showcase. There will be no pipe and drape booth spaces.
  • Programs will be allowed to distribute educational, novelty, or commercial giveaway items of nominal value to attendees. Computer demonstrations - limited to table top space - are permissible.
  • ASHP/AMCP accredited residency programs will be provided a sign to signify that they are accredited.
  • Electric service will not automatically be provided. Information on accessing an electric source will be included in the Residency and Fellowship Showcase Participant Kit which will be distributed one month prior to the Showcase. Please indicate on the Showcase contract if you will need electric service for your display and/or laptop computer and AMCP will provide the necessary contact information with the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center.
  • A maximum of one (1) table top display per residency/fellowship program will be allowed. Organizations that have multiple residency programs located at the same site may promote those programs using one (1) table top display. All table space will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Space is officially confirmed when a signed contract is received and approved by AMCP.
  • Onsite requests to exhibit at the 20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase are NOT allowed.

Shipment 

Shipping information for transporting materials to and from the Showcase will be provided after AMCP receives a signed contract. Please Note: If you plan to ship your display/materials to the hotel, booth personnel are responsible for transporting the materials and display to and from the Showcase at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center. Residency Showcase Exhibitors may hand-carry exhibit displays into the exhibit hall. Dollies and/or hand trucks are not permitted. If you are not able to hand-carry your display and materials, you must have your display/materials shipped.

Residency/fellowship programs will be responsible for all costs associated with shipping and handling displays and materials to and from the 20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase at AMCP Nexus 2017.

Set-Up and Dismantling of Materials 

Set-up for the 20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase is allowed Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 2:00pm - 4:30pm. All table exhibits must be ready by 5:00pm. After that time, no set-up will be allowed without special permission from AMCP.

Dismantling and/or packing of materials is NOT permitted before 8:00pm on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. All materials must be removed no later than 9:00pm on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. AMCP and the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center each reserve the right to remove materials and assess removal fees to the Participant in the event these materials are not cleared in a timely manner. AMCP and the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center each assume no obligation to undertake material removal and assume no liability for any action in connection herewith.

Required Materials 

Due to the educational purpose of the 20th Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase, the following information must be available at your table:

  • Clearly stated residency or fellowship goals and objectives
  • Description of academic and professional affiliations
  • Residency/fellowship site(s)
  • List of faculty and/or instructors with contact information
  • Key dates for residency or fellowship program (application dates, beginning and ending dates, etc.)
  • General information about stipends, benefits, etc.