AMCP Committee Service
The committees of AMCP are the building blocks for the organization and their work is essential to moving AMCP and its strategic plan forward.
AMCP members are encouraged to apply for one of AMCP’s many committees. In consultation with the current chairperson, committee member recommendations are made by the incoming chairperson to the President-Elect for approval. Appointments are made in January with the term beginning at the close of the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in April – exceptions are noted. All potential committee members must be an AMCP member in good standing.
Which committee would make the best use of your skills and talents?
Below is a description of all current AMCP committees that are part of the call for volunteers, their related objectives, and qualifications of potential committee members. Most AMCP committee terms are for one year and begin at the conclusion of the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in April. Committees that require multiple year commitments are noted in the description.
Please note, AMCP occasionally uses time-limited task forces to complete its work. Members are asked to update their interest areas in their online profile to help facilitate task force selection when needed.
- AMCP/AMCP Foundation Joint Research Committee
Mission: To promote and encourage the creation and dissemination of relevant and credible research and initiatives to advance patient care services in managed care pharmacy and improve health care for all.
- Audit Committee
Mission: The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for the financial reporting process, the system of internal control over financial reporting, the audit process, and the company’s process for monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and agreements.
- Educational Affairs Committee
Mission: To assess, identify, and recommend current and future educational needs, strategies, innovations, and opportunities for the advancement of managed pharmacy through quality educational programs consistent with the mission of the Academy.
- Finance Committee
Mission: To recommend financial policies, goals and budgets that support AMCP's mission and strategic priorities and to monitor the organization's financial performance against its goals.
- Format Executive Committee
Mission: To guide the continued development, training, and advocacy of the AMCP Format for Formulary Submissions, including related materials and revisions; including use of the Format nationally and internationally. Guide the continuing evolution of the formulary decision making processes in Managed Care including training programs and other enduring materials that could be used to assist Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committees, and especially to orient newly assigned P&T members.
- JMCP Editorial Advisory Board
Mission: To advise and assist the editors and staff in the solicitation and development of JMCP content.
- Legislative and Regulatory Action Committee
Mission: To effectively advocate AMCP’s position relative to current and anticipated state and federal legislative and regulatory issues consistent with the mission of the Academy.
- Membership Committee
Mission: To recommend recruitment and retention strategies consistent with the mission of the Academy in order to maintain a viable and growing membership.
- Organizational Affairs Committee
Mission: To develop and maintain AMCP’s bylaws, organizational policies, procedures, and structure consistent with the mission of the Academy.
- Professional Practice Committee
Mission: To advise on Academy activities on professional practice and clinical issues consistent with the mission of the Academy.
- Public Policy Committee
Mission: To identify legislative and regulatory developments at the state and federal levels regarding managed care pharmacy and to develop strategies, policies, and resources regarding their developments consistent with the mission of the Academy.
- Schools of Pharmacy Relations Committee
Mission: To raise faculty and student awareness of both AMCP and managed care pharmacy consistent with the mission of the Academy.
- Student Pharmacist Committee
Mission: To ensure Academy awareness of issues, policies, programs and services that impact student pharmacists as well as provide oversight and guidance to the AMCP Student Chapter program.
- The Role of the AMCP Committee Member
The committees of AMCP are extremely active and the building blocks for the organization. Full participation by all committee members is essential for the committee to complete its charges as assigned. As a committee member, you will be expected to participate in various meetings and committee assignments.