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2019 


3/28/2019
AMCP and AMCP Foundation Hold Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Professionals Who Have Made Lasting Contributions
AMCP and AMCP Foundation recognized a group of thought leaders for their significant contributions to the profession of managed care pharmacy.

 

3/29/2019
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2019 National P&T Competition
Four student pharmacists from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy took top honors in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation 19th National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Competition.

 

3/29/2019
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2019 National Best Poster Contests
The AMCP Foundation awarded recipients of its 2019 Best Poster Contests, in partnership with CVS Health, on March 28 at the AMCP Foundation Awards Ceremony during the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif.

 

3/29/2019
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2019 National P&T Competition
Four student pharmacists from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy took top honors in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation 19th National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Competition.

 

5/16/2019
Carroll Fund Launched: Support Future Pharmacists
The AMCP Foundation has proudly opened a memorial fund with support of the Carroll family to honor Cathy A. Cathy’s legacy of interdisciplinary leadership and AMCP service. Funds raised will be used to support future pharmacists, especially those with a passion for pursuing managed care careers in health and economics outcomes research (HEOR) or industry, and other AMCP Foundation purposes. 


2018


4/26/2018
Managed Care Pharmacy Leaders Are Honored at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy/AMCP Foundation Awards Dinner
BOSTON, April 26, 2018 - The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and AMCP Foundation last night recognized a group of leaders who have contributed significantly to the profession of managed care pharmacy.

 

4/27/2018
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2018 National P&T Competition
Alexandria, Va., April 27, 2018 - The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is pleased to announce winners of its 18th Annual National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Competition.

 

4/27/2018
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2018 Best Poster Contests
Alexandria, Va., April 27, 2018 - The Academy of Manged Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is delighted to announce winners of its 2018 Best Poster Contests. 

 

5/30/2018
AMCP Foundation and Pharmerit Collect Record Number of Socks to Benefit Boston Residents
Alexandria, Va., May 30, 2018 – The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is delighted to announce that it collected 1,118 pairs of brand-new socks last month for individuals in need throughout the Boston area.

 

6/27/2018
AMCP Foundation's 5K for the Future Run/Walk Raises $50,000-plus for Education and Research
Alexandria, Va., June 27, 2018 – More than 200 registrants, including ten teams and 60 participants for the "Sleep-In for Wellness" fundraiser, participated in the event.

 

7/5/2018
AMCP Foundation Adds Two New Members to Board of Trustees
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Susan Shiff, PhD, MBA; and Mary C. Young, MHPA, CEBS, to the Foundation's 11-member Board of Trustees. 

 

10/19/2018
AMCP Foundation and Pfizer Offered Summer Internships in Managed Care Pharmacy
The AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce that six student pharmacists from across the country recently completed summer internship programs organized by the Foundation and supported by Pfizer, Inc. 

 

10/19/2018
AMCP Foundation and Genentech Offered Summer Internships in Managed Care Pharmacy
The AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce that two student pharmacists recently completed a summer internship organized by the Foundation and supported by Genentech, Inc.

 

10/19/2018
AMCP Foundation and Allergan Offered Summer Internships in Managed Care Pharmacy
The AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce that two student pharmacists recently completed a summer internship organized by the Foundation and supported by Allergan Plc.

 

10/24/2018
AMCP Foundation's 8th Annual Research Symposium Discusses Health Care Trends, Disruptors and Opportunities
Misaligned incentives that drive overutilization of certain treatments, a realization that everyone can't have everything, and the need to address social determinants to improve patient health are among the health care trends revealed at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation's 8th Annual Research Symposium.


2017


2/23/2017
AMCP Foundation Executive Director Paula Eichenbrenner Named 'Young & Aspiring Association Executive by Association TRENDS Magazine' 
Eichenbrenner was one of the five individuals selected for this prestigious national award, presented since 1998 to the brightest rising stars of the association community.
 

3/30/2017
Managed Care Pharmacy Leaders Honored at Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy/AMCP Foundation Awards Dinner
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and AMCP Foundation honored some of managed care pharmacy's brightest leaders last night at the Annual Award Dinner. Eight awards were presented at the gala event held March 29 as part of the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.
 

3/30/2017
AMCP Foundation Board of Trustees Swears in New Member, Summerpal Kahlon, MD
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Summerpal Kahlon, MD, to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Khlon's term began at the conclusion of the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo.


3/30/2017
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2017 National P&T Competition, Best Poster Contests
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is proud to announce winners of its 17th Annual National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutic (P&T) Competition and 2017 Best Poster Contests for student pharmacists, resident or fellows, and graduate students.
 

4/28/2017
AMCP Foundation Holds Successful Campaigns to Support Future Research, Help Low-Income Residents in Denver
The AMCP Foundation fulfilled a significant part of its philanthropic mission last month with two successful giving campaigns.


10/6/2017
AMCP Foundation and Pfizer Offered Eight Summer Internships in Managed Care Pharmacy
The AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce that eight student pharmacists from across the country recently completed summer internship programs organized by the Foundation and supported by Pfizer, Inc.


10/6/2017
AMCP Foundation and Allergan Offered Summer Internships in Managed Care Pharmacy
The AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce that two student pharmacists recently completed a summer internship organized by the Foundation and supported by Allergan Plc.


10/6/2017
AMCP Foundation Genentech Offered Summer Internships in Managed Care Pharmacy
The AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce that two student pharmacists recently completed a summer internship organized by the Foundation and supported by Genentech, Inc.


10/19/2017
AMCP Foundation 7th Annual Research Symposium Examines Benefits of Value-Based Health Care From Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives
The perception of what is "valuable" in any particular therapy can vary widely between providers, patients and payers, according to panelists at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation's 7th Annual Research Symposium.


12/7/2017
New Report Summarizes Value-Based Health Care Findings Identified During AMCP Foundation Research Symposium
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation has released a comprehensive summary about the concepts of "value" examined at its recent Research Symposium on "Value-Based Health Care: Identifying Benefits for Patients, Providers, and Payers."


2016


4/20/2016
AMCP and AMCP Foundation Honor Distinguished Colleagues at Annual Awards Dinner
Managed care pharmacy recognizes its most distinguished leaders at the Annual Awards Dinner of the Academy and AMCP Foundation.

 

4/22/16
AMCP Foundation Announces Recipients of 2016 National P&T Competition and Best Posters
The awards were presented at the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

 

4/22/16
AMCP Foundation Adds New Member to Board of Trustees
The AMCP Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new member to its Board of Trustees.
 

5/23/16
AMCP Foundation, Purdue College of Pharmacy Collaborate on Study Analyzing Curricular Preparation for P&T Competition
Interpretation of biomedical statistics and principles of evidence-based medicine are the top two general curriculum subjects that best prepare student pharmacists for the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation Annual National Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Competition, finds new research survey of institutions that host AMCP student pharmacist chapters.

 

6/20/16
AMCP Foundation Partners with Allergan and Pfizer on Managed Care Summer Internships
Six student pharmacists from across the country will participate in summer internship programs offered by the AMCP Foundation in partnership with Allergan, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.

 

9/2/16
PCORI Advisory Panels Select Two Managed Care Pharmacy Leaders Nominated by AMCP and AMCP Foundation
Two nationally recognized managed care pharmacy experts have been appointed to influential advisory panels of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) based on joint nominations by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) and AMCP Foundation.

 

10/5/2016
AMCP Foundation's Symposium Gathers Diverse Stakeholders to Address Issues of Opioid Misuse and Abuse
Improvements to opioid prescribing, increasing the use of naloxone to reverse opioid overdose and expanding the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid-use disorders were among the many suggestions to come out of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation 6th Annual Research Symposium, "Balancing Access and Use of Opioid Therapy."

 

11/30/2016
AMCP Foundation Issues Two Major Reports: Symposium Report on Effective Strategies to Balance Access and Use of Opioid Therapies; and Assessment of Future Health Care Trends
The Academy of Managed Care (AMCP) Foundation has released two major reports that address some of the most perplexing challenges facing the U.S. health care system today.