The Northwest Affiliate of AMCP seeks to serve the AMCP membership in the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
President: Erin Nowak, PharmD
President-Elect: Cari Hall, PharmD
Treasurer: Michael Lee, PharmD
Treasurer-Elect: Henry Nguyen, PharmD, MBA
Secretary: Chris Yates, PharmD
Secretary-Elect: Yatin "YJ" Shukla, RPh, PhD
Immediate Past President: Kenneth Garcia, PharmD
Program and Education Co-Chairs: Heidi Chinwuba, PharmD; Christine Radkey, PharmD
Membership Engagement & Communication Co-Chairs: Cheryl Bondy, BA; Shirley Quach, PharmD
Social Chairs: Nora Francis; JT Lew, PharmD, BCPS
Colleges of Pharmacy Liaison (OR): Kelli Hoang, PharmD
Colleges of Pharmacy Liaison (WA): Amelia Brown, PharmD
There are no additional charges to be a Northwest AMCP member, however, you must be a current AMCP member for affiliate membership.
Events & Activities
SAVE THE DATE: Northwest AMCP and Impact Education CE Dinner Event
"Applying Regional Health Plan Best Practices in the Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis"
Thursday, February 29, 2024
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PT - Registration and Reception
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PT - Dinner and Presentation
Northwest AMCP Spring Managed Care Day for Pharmacy Students
A full day of learning and networking for pharmacy students. In-person and virtual options are available.
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
In-person event: 8-5pm
Virtual panel and discussion: 1-3pm
Location for in-person event:
Premera Blue Cross
7001 220th St. SW Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Mountlake Terrace, WA
Northwest AMCP Meeting at AMCP 2024 | New Orleans, LA
Wednesday, April 17, 6-7pm CT
Earnest Morial Convention Center Rivergate Room
THANK YOU TO THESE GENEROUS NORTHWEST AMCP 2023 ANNUAL SPONSORS
Northwest AMCP Affiliate Annual Awards
Recognizes regional AMCP members who have made significant and meaningful contributions to Managed Care Pharmacy.
- NW Affiliate Distinguished Service Award
This award recognizes a NW AMCP Affiliate member who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to the Affiliate. Their contributions align with the Affiliate’s mission “To serve the AMCP membership in the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.”
- NW Affiliate Lifetime Achievement Award
This award recognizes a NW Affiliate member who has made exceptional and sustained contributions to AMCP on a national and regional level over at least a five-year period. Their contributions align with AMCP’s mission “To improve patient health by ensuring access to high-quality, cost-effective medications and other therapies.”
- NW Affiliate New Practitioner Award
This award recognizes a NW Affiliate member who has made meaningful contributions to managed care pharmacy within 5 years of graduation from first professional degree program in pharmacy, medicine, or nursing
- NW Affiliate Outstanding Mentor Award
This award recognizes an individual for their role in supporting, encouraging, and promoting the success of students through the Northwest Mentorship Program. The award is designed to honor a mentor that has devoted themselves to helping students develop and reach their goals and is committed to guiding and shaping the next generation of pharmacists.
- 2023 Awardees:
NW Affiliate Distinguished Service Award: John Watkins, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
NW Affiliate Lifetime Achievement Award: Jim Carlson, CTR, PharmD
NW Affiliate New Practitioner Award: Emily Grace Tsiao, PharmD
NW Affiliate Outstanding Mentor Award: Mary Kemhus, PharmD
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 interested in managed care with guidance on career development and the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals (priority is given to students enrolled in programs in the Northwest region).
- NW AMCP Volunteer Student Mentor Form
- NW AMCP Student Mentorship Program Guide
- NW AMCP Mentor-Mentee Agreement Form
- NW AMCP Student Mentor Directory
- NW How to Become A Mentor Guide
- NW How to Obtain a Mentor Guide
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David Barhoum, Michelle Bice, Jim Carlson, Dan Danielson, Raulo Frear, Randy Gustafson, Sean Karbowicz, Grant Knowles, Ann Neilson, Lynn Nishida, Stuart O’Brochta, Carly Rodriguez, Helen Sherman, John Watkins