The Regence PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency program is designed to train the pharmacy resident in all aspects of managed care pharmacy in a health plan environment. Upon completion of the residency, the resident will be prepared for specific positions such as Clinical Program Manager, Formulary Management Pharmacist, Utilization Management Pharmacist, Prior Authorization Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist Consultant, and Medical Science Liaison.
Regence Pharmacy Services, based in Portland, Oregon, serves as the internal pharmacy department for Regence Health Plans. Regence is distinguished for its focus on evidence-based medicine and comparative effectiveness to encourage the use of medications that provide the best value. Regence is a division of Cambia, which is a family of companies that includes the largest affiliation of health care plans in the Pacific Northwest/Mountain region including:
• Regence BlueShield of Idaho
• Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
• Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
• Regence BlueShield of Washington
• Asuris Northwest Health
• BridgeSpan Health Company
Regence is a recognized clinical authority providing insights and solutions to the above listed health plans. Collectively, these five plans serve nearly 2.5 million people across four states.