Julia Mahler, PharmD

PGY-1 Managed Care (BCBSM) Pharmacy Resident


Hometown: New Haven, CT

Pharmacy School: University of Maryland

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? The combination of a well-regarded health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and a renowned health system makes this an excellent managed care residency. I chose this program because I was confident that there was a dedicated team to help me grow as a managed care pharmacist.

Research Topic: Clinical Outcomes and Costs of Multiple Sclerosis Therapies in a Commercially-Insured Population

Writing Topic: Evidence Behind Digital Therapeutics for Diabetes

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Swimming, running, biking, backpacking, and playing with my cat

Favorite Book: And the Band Played on: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts

Favorite Movie: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor: Frita Batidos- get the loaded plantains!

Advice for future residents: Health care begins with self care.