Residency program

Our yearlong managed care residency program gives residents experience in a variety of different rotation areas while being full members of our clinical team. You won’t find that with other residency programs.


Contribute today, lead tomorrow

Residents have the opportunity to

  • Evaluate and balance clinical, financial and government considerations to produce a patient-focused and therapeutically complete drug list (formulary)
  • Determine the need for and design a utilization management program to reduce drug misuse and improve member health
  • Assess, develop and provide a medication therapy management program
  • Use and expand their knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid
  • Consult with Prime clients about pharmacy benefit design strategies
  • Understand the specialty pharmacy process, formation of pharmacy networks and business operations
  • Develop a holistic specialty strategy (including management opportunities across the pharmacy benefit, medical benefit and distribution channels)
  • Serve as a liaison between the health plan and Prime
  • Present your research at national meetings and assist with development


  • $47,500 annual salary
  • Travel to two national conferences
  • Generous benefits package
  • No evenings or weekends
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 80 hours of paid time off
  • Paid holidays

Application requirements

  • PharmD candidate
  • Pharmacist license or eligible for licensure in Minnesota
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Previous managed care experience through summer internships or experiential rotations preferred

Download the application form

Send completed forms to:
Prime Therapeutics Attn: Cathy Starner