Kaylyn Dougherty, PharmD, MHIIM

PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Resident


Name: Kaylyn Dougherty, PharmD, MHIIM

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Career Interests: Clinical decision support, formulary management, utilization monitoring plan design, data analytics, CPOE

Why did you choose Michigan’s residency program? The University of Michigan Prescription Drug Plan offers a unique experience working in the stimulating pharmacy benefits world from a payer perspective. Multidisciplinary interactions with renowned experts combined with unique formulary management, pharmacy benefit design, clinical program development and drug use management experiences made for an easy choice.

Research Topic: Assessment of Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug (DMARD) Use and Absenteeism in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Writing Project: Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Various Buprenorphine Formulations in Cancer Pain

Hobbies outside of Pharmacy: Traveling, Food, Friends, Bar Trivia, Crafts

Favorite Book: The Goldfinch

Favorite Movie: Toss up – Role Models or Runaway Bride

Advice for future residents: Do not take for granted the exceptional opportunities the University of Michigan offers. Take advantage of the brilliant minds, unique experiences and abundant resources available to you.