Alyssa Guest, PharmD

PGY-1 Managed Care-BCBSM Resident

Biography

Hometown:  Downers Grove, Illinois

Pharmacy school: Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program?: I chose Michigan's residency program because of the unique opportunities available to their residents. From teaching in a College of Pharmacy course and having the ability to obtain a teaching certificate to various committee involvements, networking opportunities, and everything in between. The experience is truly unparalleled. 

Research Topic: Migraine Total Cost of Care and Outcomes: Comparison of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Inhibitors, Onabotulinum Toxin A and Traditional Therapies Among a Commercially Insured Population.  

Writing Project: Value Based Insurance Design

Hobbies outside of Pharmacy:  Hiking with my dog, cooking

Favorite Book: The Art of Happiness 

Favorite Movie: A Star is Born

Favorite Restaurant in Ann Arbor: Zingerman's Delicatessen - good sandwiches and a cool place to visit! 

Advice on how to prepare for Michigan winters: Get a knee-length winter coat and keep a shovel in your car (you'll thank me later).