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PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Chapman-SCAN-Providence

» PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Chapman-SCAN-Providence

In this one-year residency with Chapman University, SCAN Health Plan, and Providence Medical Foundation, the resident will gain a thorough understanding and demonstrate expertise in senior-focused managed care pharmacy practice and management. This residency develops expert managed care pharmacist clinicians with diverse patient care experiences, leadership, and education skills.

The resident will gain experience in formulary and utilization management, coverage determinations, appeals, and grievances, and medication therapy management through specific tasks in the program, including

  • Providing clinical pharmacist services within SCAN Health Plan
  • Providing direct ambulatory and population-based patient care at Providence Medical Foundation
  • Conducting a yearlong outcomes-based research project

In addition, the resident will learn about Medicare Part D regulations, STAR and HEDIS quality measures, pharmacy trends analysis, and community ambulatory care. The resident will also earn a teaching skills certificate from Chapman University. 

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Heidi Lee
2021-2022 Chapman University/SCAN/Providence PGY-1 Managed Care Resident
Due to the unique structure of the program, it provides opportunities to strengthen both a pharmacist’s managed care and ambulatory care skills, ultimately advocating for a more well-rounded pharmacist. The program is supported by some of the greatest mentors I have met throughout my pharmacy career which is what makes this program so outstanding.

Current Resident

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Matthew Pawlowski, PharmD

2023-2024 Chapman University/SCAN/Providence PGY-1 Managed Care Resident
Matthew Pawlowski, PharmD, is the 2023-2024 Chapman/SCAN/Providence PGY-1 Managed Care Resident. Dr. Pawlowski obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Arizona’s R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy. Throughout the completion of his PharmD degree, Dr. Pawlowski was involved in research in conjunction with the University of Arizona and Maricopa County Immunization Health Pods, while also completing professional internships within specialty pharmacy, MTM delivery, and community pharmacy. He is passionate about population-based healthcare initiatives and participated in the University of Arizona’s Rural Health Professions Program, delivering healthcare services to rural and underserved communities throughout the state of Arizona. Dr. Pawlowski aims to improve patient access to medication therapy through the implementation of cost-containment strategies within the managed care setting, during his residency and beyond. As part of the Chapman/SCAN/Providence residency experience, he is excited to collaborate with a healthcare team dedicated to improving patient outcomes in both ambulatory care and managed care settings, while honing his teaching skills through student mentorship opportunities.