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Executive Fellowship (Remote)

Academy Managed Care Pharmacy
Alexandria, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


The AMCP Postdoctoral Executive Fellowship serves as an immersive, year-long training program in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area that provides a rich, in-depth learning experience for a pharmacist interested in a career in health care association leadership or managed care pharmacy. The program reflects AMCP’s dedication to developing leaders in managed care. It is also consistent with the association’s role as the leading professional association dedicated to increasing access to affordable medicines, improving health outcomes, and ensuring the wise use of health care dollars. The AMCP Executive Fellowship receives collaborative training and professional development in a wide range of association leadership areas, including:

  • Governance
  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Strategic communications
  • Professional Affairs
  • AMCP Foundation Chapter
  • Operational Leadership

As a brand ambassador for AMCP, the Fellow will receive exposure to and is encouraged to meet with external organizations and thought leaders, expanding their knowledge of the broader health care ecosystem, and allowing them to build their professional network.

The program’s scope and learning activities include the certified association executive (CAE) domains and content areas. The Fellow will have the opportunity to customize the second half of the program year to meet their unique career goals.

The AMCP Executive Fellow works directly with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and other AMCP leaders and serves as an adjunct member of the AMCP Leadership Team. As a direct report, the Fellow also benefits from weekly, dedicated meeting time with the Chief Executive Officer.

The program runs from July 1 to June 30 of the following calendar year.

Qualifications: Candidates must have or be scheduled to receive a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy before the fellowship’s start date. The successful candidate should have a desire to pursue a career in health care association leadership or managed care practice. Completion of organized care coursework, managed care work experience, association involvement, and volunteer leadership experience are all a plus.

Benefits and Compensation: The Fellow will be a full-time employee of AMCP for the fellowship period. A stipend of $60,000 is provided. In addition, AMCP provides paid time off, holidays, and health care benefits, including medical and dental coverage.

Deadline: The application deadline is December 9, 2022, at 11:59 pm. Candidates selected for interviews will receive an invitation to interview on December 16, 2022. Interviews will occur during the week of January 2, 2023. An announcement of the selected candidate will occur on January 9, 2023.

Applications: To apply for the Executive Fellowship in Health Care Association Leadership, visit AMCP’s ADP Career Center.

To apply, please upload the following:

  • One-page cover letter/letter of interest
  • Resume/CV which should include
    1. Relevant research projects
    2. Leadership experience(s)
    3. Rotations
    4. Practical experience(s)
    5. APPE experience
    6. Project Management experience
  • Writing Sample (primary author on a journal publication, poster abstract, author of an article)
  • Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation - Send to

  1. Individuals writing a letter of recommendation should send the letter of recommendation to:
    • Letters of recommendation should at minimum include the candidates’:
      • Association leadership experience with a managed care pharmacy (health plan), association leadership (ASHP), or American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
      • Managed care capabilities
      • Professionalism, and ability to learn new things that are non-traditional for pharmacists
      • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
      • Work experience(s) the reference has had with the candidate
      • Candidates’ motivation and interest in learning managed care pharmacy & association leadership
      • An example of a substantive value-add that the candidate added to a previous project or program
      • Reference name, title, employer/institution, email address and phone number


  • Learn more about our fellowship by attending our live information sessions in October and November.
  • Please email AMCP’s current Executive Fellow, Mason Johnson, PharmD., B.S., at for details on how to register.
  • After reviewing applications and conducting the interviews, the 2023–2024 AMCP Executive Fellow will be announced at AMCP’s Annual Meeting from March 21st-24th, 2023, in San Antonio, TX.
  • Questions about the fellowship program or AMCP can be emailed to AMCP’s current Executive Fellow, Mason Johnson, PharmD., B.S., at
  • Direct requests to meet with AMCP’s current executive fellow one-on-one can be filled out at this link AMCP One-on-One Request.

Academy Managed Care Pharmacy


Alexandria, VA
22314 USA