Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield


Residency Information:

Highmark BlueCross BlueShied 
Type of Residency: 
PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency
Accreditation Status: 
ASHP Accredited 
Length of Program: 
12 Months 
Number of Positions: 
Application Deadline: 
No later than December 31st  
Starting Date: 
July 1 
Estimated Stipend: 
Onsite Interview: 
Educational/Special Requirements: 
PharmD; Licensed pharmacist in Pennsylvania, licensure pending successful completion of Pennsylvania State Board Exam, or ability to reciprocate license by August 31; Current CV; 3 Letters of Recommendation; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and database end user experience; Transcripts Required; One-site interview for select candidates.
Fringe Benefits: 
Paid time off (vacation, holiday, sick leave); Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Paid leave and travel reimbursement for conferences. 
Special Features: 
The program will provide the resident with exposure to virtually all areas of managed care pharmacy, including Utilization Review & Pharmaceutical Management, Medication Therapy Management; Formulary Monograph and Policy Development; Member, Group, and Provider Communications; Contracting; Sales and Marketing; Pipeline Research; Medical Policy; Outcomes Research; and Specialty Pharmacy. In addition, the resident will present a poster at a national meeting or managed care organizations and/or publish in a peer reviewed professional journal. Highmark's residency will provide a unique environment within one of the largest health insurers in the United States, with a goal of granting exposure to a multifaceted approach to managed care pharmacy and developing a well-rounded individual. The residency provides opportunities to work collaboratively with other areas within Highmark, allowing exposure to medical policy development, specialty pharmacy, medical case management, prevention and wellness programs, quality monitoring, and care management.

Contact Information:

First Name: 
Last Name: 
Feeney, PharmD, BCPS 
Senior Pharmacist 
Highmark Inc.
120 5th Ave, 5th Avenue Place
Suite FAP 1456
Phone Number: 
(412) 888-4344