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USC School of Pharmacy:

1985 Zonal Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90089

uscamcpchapter@gmail.com

 

WHY USC AMCP?

AMCP is a professional association of pharmacists and students that serves patients and the population through the promotion of safe, effective, and cost-efficient drug therapy.

As a student organization, AMCP provides unique and unparalleled events, including networking events such as Kaiser Night and Building Bridges, professional development through managed care education and speaker events, community service to retirees through Medicare Part D enrollment, and the national P&T competition. AMCP aims to provide value to all student pharmacists, regardless of their path in pharmacy, but also provide opportunity to diversify. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 20, 2019

AMCP/SIA Info Session, 12PM PSC112

September 23, 2019

AMCP/SIA Mixer, Arts District Brewery

October 2, 2019

AMCP Leadership Commitee Interviews

October 24, 2019

Managed Care 101: What is Managed Care? PSC 104

October 14, 2019

USC Retiree Assistance, Medicare Part D

October 21, 2019

P&T Competition Info session

TBD

16th Annual Kaiser Night

November 20, 2019

Managed Care 102

 

WHERE:

LUMINARIAS RESTAURANT

3500 Ramona Blvd.

Monterey Park, CA 91754

WHEN:

NOVEMBER 8TH, 2018 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Kaiser Night continues to be a unique networking opportunity, especially for those wanting to learn more about various potential career opportunities, and how Kaiser Permanente functions as a managed care organization. With limited capacity, 75 students were in attendance to meet the 38 professionals and pharmacists from the various fields within Kaiser Permanente.

 

WHERE:

USC GRAND BALLROOM

3607 Trousdale Parkway,

Los Angeles, CA 90089

WHEN:

MARCH 6, 2019

6:00PM - 10:00PM

USC AMCP collaborates with the Student Industry Association (SIA), to hold the largest and most unique networking opportunity at the USC School of Pharmacy, with over 45 professionals attending from different fields within managed care, industry and clinical research.

 

WHERE:

USC SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

WHEN:

JANUARY 22, 2019

5:00PM - 10:00PM

USC has a proud history of success on the national level with AMCP's Annual P&T Competition. Teams of four are asked to evaluate a medication and make a recommendation on whether or not it should be covered on a formulary. This competition prepares competitors for not only managed care, but also for inpatient and residency level projects. The team representing USC has placed in the Top 3 in five times in the last eight years, where over 60 chapters compete nationwide.

 

WHERE:

USC SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

WHEN:

NOVEMBER 2019

USC was proudly featured in US World News for the work done by students and preceptors in AMCP's Medicare Part D enrollment program. Students assist seniors/retirees in helping save them thousands per year by guiding them through their medications and assisting them in selecting and enrolling in the most cost-effective plan. AMCP holds training sessions for students to do this as well, guided by geriatric pharmacist Dr. Williams. 

 

WHERE:

WHEN:

FALL 2019

PMCP introduces pre-pharmacy students from different undergraduate universities to managed care pharmacy, as well as what it is like to be a pharmacy student at USC.

AMCP connects these undergraduates with our AMCP members, who act as mentors from the USC School of Pharmacy, and AMCP holds mock-interviews and guidance for pharmacy school via mentor-mentee socials. 

WHEN:

FALL 2019

 

Managed Care Education Series

WHERE:

USC SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

PSC 2014

AMCP hosts a multitude of managed care speaker series events of which distinguished guests are invited to speak about their experiences in the field. USC students are given the opportunity to get an inside look on what a career in managed care truly entails and how their future in pharmacy may be impacted by managed care. Education about managed care is often taught in the classroom - AMPC is proud to empower and inspire its members with events like these.

These events are followed with dinner combining students and the distinguished guests/pharmacists, for students to build their knowledge and maintain connections.