The Northwest Region Affiliate of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy seeks to serve the AMCP membership in the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
President: Armen Khachatourian, PharmD, MBA
President-Elect: Emily Tsiao, PharmD
Secretary/Treasurer: Chris Ferrin, PharmD
Secretary/Treasurer-Elect: Chris Yates, PharmD
Program and Education Coordinators: Megan Bell, RN, BSW; Marti Groeneweg, PharmD, BCPS
Membership Engagement and Communication Coordinator: Margaret "Maggi" Olmon, PharmD
Affiliate Advisor: Randy Gustafson, BS
Immediate Past President: Grant Knowles, PharmD, CSP
There are no additional charges to be a Northwest AMCP member, however, you must be a current AMCP member for affiliate membership.
Events & Activities
Northwest AMCP Call for Nominations
Northwest AMCP is looking for the best individuals to join our Board of Directors to ensure we continue to a leading membership association providing professional collaboration across the managed care pharmacy continuum within the region we serve (WA, OR, ID, MR, AK and HI). Click below to learn more about open positions and submit your nomination or application by 2/19/2021.
Northwest Affiliate Role Descriptions
See these recorded Northwest AMCP Programs
NW AMCP Managed Care Residency Roundtable
Held Nov 18, 2020
This is a 2-hour event featuring the current (2020-2021) managed care pharmacy residents of the programs located in the Pacific Northwest, such as Kaiser Permanente WA, Moda Health, PacificSource Health Plans, Premera Blue Cross, Providence Health Plans. The residents answered questions by current students and pharmacists who were interested in learning more about what a managed care residency entails and how to become a competitive managed care residency applicant.
NW AMCP Managed Care Day (Fall 2020)
Held Nov 11, 2020
The first hour of this event featured local WA state managed care organizations (Community Health Plan of Washington, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield and Premera Blue Cross) and introduced attendees to managed care concepts such as, quality measures, Medicaid, formulary management and utilization management. The second hour featured a round-table discussion with current pharmacists who completed a PGY1 Managed Care Residency Program and have since pursued various non-traditional pharmacist roles.
NW AMCP Student Mentorship Program
The NW AMCP Affiliate is excited to offer the NW AMCP Student Mentorship Program. The goal of the NW AMCP Student Mentorship Program is to provide student pharmacists in the Northwest region (WA, AK, OR, HI, ID, MT) interested in managed care with guidance on career development and the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals.
For more information, please contact NorthwestAMCP@gmail.com.
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