Salley Park, PharmD

PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy BCBSMI Resident

Biography

Hometown: Cypress, CA

Pharmacy School: University of the Pacific

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? With dedicated preceptors, connections to one of the most renown health systems in America, the chance to go outside of my comfort zone (quite literally), and the opportunity to work at Michigan’s largest health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s managed care residency in collaboration with University of Michigan was the most ideal place for me. An added bonus: I can finally cheer for a football team! Go Blue!

Research Topic: Clinical Outcomes of Switching Patients to Preferred Short-Acting/Rapid-Acting Insulin Products Among a Commercially Insured Population

Writing Topic: Integrated Health Plans - Title TBD

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Listening to EDM, writing Yelp Reviews, traveling, cooking, photography, and spending time with family and friends.

Favorite Book: Barking Up the Wrong Tree - Eric Barker

Favorite Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Advice for future residents: Residency can be the most intense, most terrifying, and most amazing time of your life. Make the most of your experience, but don’t forget to treat yourself when you can!

Favorite part about doing residency at Michigan Medicine: Having 27 co-residents – we’re all one big happy family!