Student Pharmacist Programs

AMCP Nexus 2022 is the Place to Be for Student Pharmacists! 

AMCP welcomes student pharmacists to come and explore the many educational, networking and career-building facets of Nexus 2022. Here are programs developed specifically for our student pharmacists and those who guide them.

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SP1: Pathways in Managed Care Pharmacy

Wednesday, Oct. 12 | 9:45-11am

Course Description 

Managed care pharmacists have transcended traditional roles and are now vital members of the health care team. This plethora of opportunities now available allows pharmacists to work in a multitude of innovative and specialized roles to increase quality, improve patient outcomes, and reduce health care costs.  

Hear from a panel of seasoned managed care pharmacy professionals who will share their career experiences and offer career advice for those exploring different pathways in managed care pharmacy.  

Learning Objectives 

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: 

  • Describe different career pathways in managed care pharmacy.  
  • Explain the qualifications needed to secure a position in the managed care pharmacy field.  
  • Discuss how to navigate pursuing opportunities in managed care.  
Student Pharmacist & New Practitioner Networking Reception 

Wednesday, Oct. 12 | 6:15–7pm  

Student pharmacists and new practitioners are invited to network with established managed care pharmacists who will share advice, career opportunities, and life experiences.   

Student Pharmacist & New Practitioner Hackathon 

Wednesday, Oct. 12 | 7:15-8:45pm 

The Hackathon features teams of student pharmacists and new practitioners brainstorming solutions to some of managed care’s most pressing challenges in a limited time. Team prizes will be awarded. Also includes a panel of managed care “celebrity” judges!  

SP2: Embrace Diversity: The Impact of Managed Care Pharmacists on Transgender Care 

Thursday, Oct. 13 | 9:45–11am

Course Description 

Pharmacists are challenged throughout their education and career to stay current with comprehensive treatments and care for patients, and the role of the pharmacist continues to evolve and expand. With increasing awareness and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community, pharmacists should be equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide affirming care, particularly for those who identify as transgender or gender non-binary.  

Join this session to gain a better understanding of how pharmacists can positively impact the transgender community in practice, contribute to a more equitable health care environment, and provide appropriate pharmacotherapy recommendations. This session is geared towards student pharmacists, but all are welcome to join as we all constantly learn how to embrace diversity.  

Learning Objectives 

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: 

  • Define terminology often used by LGBTQ+ identifying individuals.
  • Describe the health disparities that exist for transgender and gender non-binary individuals.
  • Identify pharmacotherapy options for gender affirmation. 
  • Discuss how managed care pharmacists can positively impact transgender and gender non-binary individuals.  
AMCP Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase 

Thursday, Oct. 13 | 5–7:30pm

The AMCP Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase assists residency and fellowship preceptors, directors, residents and fellows in fostering relationships with prospective candidates and exchanging valuable information about their managed care programs. 

The showcase will open to P4s only from 5–6pm and to all from 6–7:30pm. AMCP welcomes all managed care post-graduate residency or fellowship programs’ participation in the Showcase. The deadline for space reservations is Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Exhibit at the Residency Showcase