WHY USC AMCP?

UPCOMING EVENTS

August 20, 2022 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Western Regional Conference

August 20, 2022 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fundraiser at Western Regional Conference

September 19, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Info Session

September 19, 2022 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
AMCP/SIA Mixer

September 29, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
General Meeting #1

October 7, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Medicare Part D Training #1

 

AMCP is a professional association of pharmacists and students that serve 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. 

 

October 21, 2022 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Medicare Part D Training #2

October 19, 2022 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
P&T Competition Series #1

October 28, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Managed Care 101

November 7, 2022 to November 10, 2022
Medicare Part D: Enrollment Week

November 18, 2022 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kaiser Night

November 21, 2022 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
P&T Competition Series #2

 
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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.

 

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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.

 
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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.

 
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Last year, our Medicare Part D Enrollment Program took place virtually. With the help of our student pharmacists, we saved retirees a total of $40,000 and held consultations with 50 different retirees! A huge thank you to our preceptors and student pharmacists for taking time out of their busy schedules to assist with enrollment week! 

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. 

 

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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. 

 

Managed Care Education Series: Managed Care 101

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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.

Through our virtual event, students were in breakout rooms with distinguished guests/pharmacists. It was a great opportunity for students to build their knowledge and maintain connections.