• Topic: Entrepreneurship in Pharmacy

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    This is our first talk of a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Our first speaker is Jason Kwan, PGY1 managed care resident at Aetna Medicaid. Jason participated in the Mcguire Program at Eller, placing second in a pitch competition. Outside of his formal entrepreneurship training, Jason is the owner of a home based Asian bakery and is developing a pharmacy startup. Jason will be speaking on what it means to be an entrepreneur in pharmacy and share best practices in coming up with new ideas. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-kwan-9a133854

  • Medication Therapy Management

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    This Meetup is a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Our speaker is Kristin Calabro, a clinical pharmacy specialist at the Medication Management Center. Kristin graduated from the University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy. Kristin will be speaking on what is medication therapy management and what her role entails at the Medication Management Center. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristin-calabro-49613279/

  • Topic: Ambulatory Care

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    This is our first talk of a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Out topic for this Meetup will be on ambulatory care, presented by Dr. Nick Ladziak. Dr. Ladziak is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy with ambulatory care clinical responsibilities at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix family medicine clinic. https://www.linkedin.com/in/nladziak

  • Topic: New Pharmacist Model

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    This is our next talk of a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Our next speaker is Dr. Lucas Nyabero, CEO and PIC at NewSpring Pharmacy. Dr. Nyabero has a wealth of experience in pharmacy and currently the owner of NewSpring Pharmacy. NewSpring Pharmacy "Where Wellness Matters" is a compounding Pharmacy in Avondale, Arizona that specializes in preparation customized medication, hormonal testing, among other services. Dr. Nyabero will be speaking on the New Pharmacist Model, our role as clinically trained healthcare professionals in providing quality healthcare. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlucasnyabero/ Location details: Visitor parking is free after 5pm at Lot 10002. You will need to pay if you park in the PBC Garage. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) is located in downtown Phoenix between 5th and 7th Streets to the west and east, and Fillmore and Van Buren Streets to the north and south. You may view building addresses and download a campus map here: http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/campus/campus-buildings-and-addresses All campus visitors must check in with Security at the front desk in the lobby of the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB). Please bring a government-issued photo ID with you. The talk will be held in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), fourth floor, room C403. Contact the organizer: Jason Kwan at[masked] for questions

  • Topic: Advantages of Establishing a Residency Program

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    This is our next talk of a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Our next speaker is Donna Obra, Pharmacy Director, Clinical Quality & Pharmacy Residency at Aetna Medicaid. Donna Obra has been with Aetna for five years, establishing a residency program and providing leadership, oversight, and development of pharmacy utilization and formulary programs for the implementation of pharmacy services for new Medicaid/Medicare plans including the development of the preferred drug list, prior authorization guidelines, concurrent, retrospective, prospective DURs, training materials, pharmacy network, policies & procedures to ensure regulatory compliance. Donna will be speaking on the advantages of establishing a residency program. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donna-lynn-obra-43a39b23/ Location details: Visitor parking is free after 5pm at Lot 10002. You will need to pay if you park in the PBC Garage. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) is located in downtown Phoenix between 5th and 7th Streets to the west and east, and Fillmore and Van Buren Streets to the north and south. You may view building addresses and download a campus map here: http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/campus/campus-buildings-and-addresses All campus visitors must check in with Security at the front desk in the lobby of the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB). Please bring a government-issued photo ID with you. The talk will be held in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), fourth floor, room C403. Contact the organizer: Jason Kwan at[masked] for questions

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  • Topic: What is Managed Care

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    This is our next talk of a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Our next speaker is Donna Obra, Pharmacy Director, Clinical Quality & Pharmacy Residency at Aetna Medicaid. Donna Obra has been with Aetna for five years, establishing a residency program and providing leadership, oversight, and development of pharmacy utilization and formulary programs for the implementation of pharmacy services for new Medicaid/Medicare plans including the development of the preferred drug list, prior authorization guidelines, concurrent, retrospective, prospective DURs, training materials, pharmacy network, policies & procedures to ensure regulatory compliance. Donna will be speaking on what is managed care. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donna-lynn-obra-43a39b23/ Location details: Visitor parking is free after 5pm at Lot 10002. You will need to pay if you park in the PBC Garage. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) is located in downtown Phoenix between 5th and 7th Streets to the west and east, and Fillmore and Van Buren Streets to the north and south. You may view building addresses and download a campus map here: http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/campus/campus-buildings-and-addresses All campus visitors must check in with Security at the front desk in the lobby of the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB). Please bring a government-issued photo ID with you. The talk will be held in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), fourth floor, room C403. Contact the organizer: Jason Kwan at[masked] for questions

  • Topic: Entrepreneurship in Pharmacy

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    This is our first talk of a series of topics to expose current and aspiring pharmacists to different areas of pharmacy. Our goal is to network and learn from each other. Our first speaker is Jason Kwan, PGY1 managed care resident at Aetna Medicaid. Jason participated in the Mcguire Program at Eller, placing second in a pitch competition. Outside of his formal entrepreneurship training, Jason is the owner of a home based Asian bakery and is developing a pharmacy startup. Jason will be speaking on what it means to be an entrepreneur in pharmacy and share best practices in coming up with new ideas. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-kwan-9a133854 Location details: Visitor parking is free after 5pm at Lot 10002. You will need to pay if you park in the PBC Garage. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) is located in downtown Phoenix between 5th and 7th Streets to the west and east, and Fillmore and Van Buren Streets to the north and south. You may view building addresses and download a campus map here: http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/campus/campus-buildings-and-addresses All campus visitors must check in with Security at the front desk in the lobby of the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB). Please bring a government-issued photo ID with you. The talk will be held in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), fourth floor, room C403. Contact the organizer: Jason Kwan at[masked] for questions

  • Network over a beer at Copper Blues

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    Our first event will be networking. This is an opportunity to meet all of the members and make some new connections. Let's exchange business ideas, clinical knowledge, and more! Food and drinks will be separate tabs.

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