Karli Pelaccio, PharmD

PGY1 Managed Care (BCBSM) Pharmacy Resident


Hometown:  Livonia, MI

Pharmacy School: Wayne State University

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? Michigan's Residency Program provides a unique managed care residency experience in conjunction with one of the top health plans in the nation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. I knew the training I would receive from these two institutions would be an unmatched experience and set me up for a successful pharmacy career.

Research Topic: Evaluation and Impact of a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Clinical Program in a Commercially Insured Population

Writing Topic: Comprehensive Review of Weight Management Programs, including Diabetes Reversal Programs

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: traveling, hiking, golf, pickleball, reading, and spending time with family and friends

Favorite Book: The Whisper Man

Favorite Movie: A Star is Born

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor: Angelo's

Advice for future residents: Don't be afraid to explore areas outside of your comfort zone!