Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda

 
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
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                                                                      Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
ABOUT XCENDA
About Xcenda
                              Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, is an integrated, world-class healthcare consulting organization
                              focused on value, reimbursement, and patient access. For more than 25 years, Xcenda has helped global
                              biopharmaceutical companies, as well as emerging early-phase firms, successfully commercialize innovative
Letter from Leadership        medical treatments and technologies in complex and cost-constrained global markets. Our broad, yet strategically
                              connected, array of consulting services supports all phases of the product lifecycle. Our experts provide
                              customized solutions and innovative approaches that discover and communicate the value of pharmaceuticals
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                              and other healthcare technologies.

                              Our Purpose
University of Florida
                              We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.
Master’s Program

                              This is our purpose and the “why” behind who we are and everything we do.
Health Outcomes &
                              This purpose is accompanied by a set of five guiding principles:
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                              •	Put people first. The rest will follow.                  • Be bold and stay humble.
                              • Be part of the solution.                                  •	Celebrate individuality. Act as a community.
Medical Communications        • Tell the truth; tell it fast.
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Life at Xcenda

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                                                                                                            Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
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About Xcenda

Letter from Leadership

Fellowship Overview

University of Florida
Master’s Program

Health Outcomes &             Xcenda’s Expertise
Market Access Fellowship

Medical Communications
Fellowship

Fellowship Alumni Spotlight

Life at Xcenda

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                                                             Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
LETTER FROM LEADERSHIP
About Xcenda                  Welcome
                                              In partnership with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, we invite exceptional
Letter from Leadership                        PharmD graduates to apply for our prestigious research and educational experiences in one of
                                              two fields: Health Outcomes & Market Access or Medical Communications.

Fellowship Overview           Dear Prospective Candidates,

                              As you embark on the next stage of your career, I want to thank you for your interest in Xcenda’s 2-Year
                              Fellowship Program.
University of Florida
Master’s Program              Xcenda’s Fellowship Program is the first and longest-running consulting fellowship in the industry. As an Xcenda
                              fellow, you will receive unmatched opportunities that will prepare you to be successful in your career ahead.
                              You will work on diverse consulting engagements with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, digital
Health Outcomes &             health, and diagnostic companies, supporting a variety of therapeutic areas. You will also receive mentorship
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                              opportunities from past fellows and senior leaders committed to a best-in-class experience. At the conclusion of
                              the program, you will also obtain a Master of Science Degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.
Medical Communications        For the past 20 years, my colleagues and I have had the privilege to observe the life-changing experiences and
Fellowship                    skills developed by those who complete the Xcenda Fellowship Program. As a former Xcenda fellow myself,
                              I could not be more proud of Xcenda’s current Fellowship Program and the talented group of professionals
                              supporting each fellow.
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                              On behalf of Xcenda, I wish you the best of success with your next career choice, whether it is with Xcenda or
                              another organization.
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                              Sincerely,
                              James H. Jackson, PharmD, MPH
                              Senior Vice President, Consulting Services at Xcenda
Application Process           Former Xcenda Fellow

                                                                                                             Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
FELLOWSHIP OVERVIEW
About Xcenda
                              Follow new therapies on their journey, while creating one of your own.
                              Xcenda’s Fellowship Program has an established history of over 20 years and is the first and longest-running
Letter from Leadership        consulting fellowship in the industry. We offer fellowships in the fields of Health Outcomes & Market Access, as well
                              as Medical Communications. Our program allows you to gain hands-on experience that promises to unlock your
                              career potential and enables you to help redefine how products are commercialized in the marketplace. At Xcenda,
Fellowship Overview           you will get insight into global health economics and outcomes research, medical communications, real-world
                              evidence generation, market access, market research, and reimbursement strategy, with recognized leaders in each
                              respective field.
University of Florida
Master’s Program              Our 2-year, degree-granting fellowships, in conjunction with the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, involve
                              spearheading projects in diverse disease areas while collaborating with many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical,
                              biotechnology, medical device, digital health, and diagnostic companies. By working on numerous scientific and
Health Outcomes &             commercial consulting projects, Xcenda fellows interact with many of the top pharmaceutical companies, managed
Market Access Fellowship      care organizations, and healthcare providers throughout the United States and abroad.

                              At Xcenda, mentorship plays a fundamental role. Xcenda’s unique, collaborative, and supportive culture allows
Medical Communications        fellows to connect regularly with senior leadership within the company and receive valuable, formal and informal,
Fellowship                    mentorship and guidance to fuel their personal and professional development, and to achieve their full potential.
                              Fellows also have the opportunity to provide mentorship by serving as preceptors to advanced pharmacy practice
                              experience (APPE) students each year.
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                              The Fellowship Program’s comprehensive training prepares fellows for a career in a consulting firm, pharmaceutical
                              company, managed care organization, or academia. Fellowship Program graduates have taken on leadership
                              positions in scientific and commercial consulting teams at Xcenda and throughout the healthcare industry. Since its
Life at Xcenda
                              foundation in 1999, 31 fellows have graduated from the Fellowship Program and 58% are still with Xcenda today!

Application Process

                                                                                                                Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
XCENDA AND UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA PARTNERSHIP
About Xcenda                  Xcenda’s Health Outcomes & Market Access and Medical
                              Communications Fellowships include a Master of Science degree
                                                                                                        “The University of Florida tracks
                              in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy through the University of             allow students to hone and develop
                              Florida’s College of Pharmacy. In collaboration with the University       expertise in personal areas of
Letter from Leadership        of Florida, Xcenda has tailored the Master’s program to specifically      interest. Track-specific University of
                                                                                                        Florida courses have broadened my
                              prepare fellows for success in the competitive biopharmaceutical and      understanding of in-depth managed
                              managed care industries. Fellows can personalize their education by       care concepts and policies, and the
                              choosing a specialty track in Applied Pharmacoeconomics, Managed          online format of the courses is easily
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                                                                                                        manageable alongside my projects at
                              Care Pharmacy Systems, or Medical Writing. Fellows are supported in       Xcenda, allowing me to directly apply
                              completing the rigorous 32 credits of coursework that cover concepts      my learnings to my everyday projects.”
University of Florida         from pharmaceutical microeconomics and evidence-based medicine
Master’s Program              to regulating pharmaceutical access and cost. Courses are broken
                              into manageable half-semesters, and live sessions via a unique virtual                  Annie Chang,
                              classroom/distance learning platform are held weekly, at convenient                     PharmD
Health Outcomes &             times in the evenings and on weekends. This online Master’s program is                  Current Fellow, Xcenda

Market Access Fellowship      tailored for working professionals. The schedule only requires that one
                              class be taken at a time, making it more manageable to balance work,      “The Master’s degree through
                              family, and education.                                                    University of Florida is another
                                                                                                        way that the Xcenda Fellowship
Medical Communications                                                                                  Program differentiates itself from
Fellowship                    Specialty Coursework and Electives Include:                               the rest. I have seen the value of the
                              • Commercial Applications of Pharmacoeconomic Principles                  specialized training University of
                                                                                                        Florida has provided me as I apply
                              • Writing for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy                          knowledge gained in the classroom
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight   • Pharmacoeconomic Modeling                                               to solve complex challenges for client
                              • Managed Prescription Drug System                                        engagements.”

                              • Pharmaceutical Health Economics
Life at Xcenda                • Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology
                                                                                                                      David Campbell,
                              • Pharmacy Benefit Design and Management                                                PharmD, MS
                                                                                                                      Assistant Director
                                                                                                                      and Past Fellow, Xcenda
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                                                                                                         Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
HEALTH OUTCOMES & MARKET ACCESS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                                                                                              Positions Available: 3
Letter from Leadership        The Health Outcomes & Market Access Fellowship at Xcenda offers a broad range of experiences across health
                              outcomes research, economic modeling, real-world evidence generation, market research, and market access
                              strategy. The goal of the Fellowship Program is to provide valuable mentorship and diverse learning opportunities,
Fellowship Overview           with a breadth of business skills and clinical knowledge development that is unique to this type of industry setting.

                              Primary Objectives
University of Florida                                                                       CORE
Master’s Program              • To enhance the fellow’s knowledge of literature             AREAS
                                                                                            Exposure to a wide array of topics
                                evaluation, research design, biostatistics, and health      • Attendance at Conferences such as                 • Leadership / Teamwork
                                outcomes research methodologies                               ISPOR, AMCP, ASCO, and ASH                        • Managed Care / Payer Marketing
                                                                                            • Communication Skills
Health Outcomes &             • To provide the fellow with training and experience          • Real-World Evidence Generation
                                                                                                                                                • Market Research
                                                                                                                                                • Real-World Evidence Generation
Market Access Fellowship        in protocol development, data collection, data              • Disease Management /                              • Medical Communications
                                                                                              Quality Initiatives
                                                                                                                                                • New Business Development
                                management, data analysis, presentation of results,         • Economic Modeling
                                                                                                                                                • Oncology
                                and medical communications                                  • Global Health Economics and
                                                                                              Outcomes Research                                 • Participation in Health Policy Weekly
Medical Communications                                                                                                                            and / or HTA Quarterly Publications
                              • To provide the fellow with an understanding of              • Health Policy Analysis
Fellowship                                                                                  • Health Technology Assessment
                                                                                                                                                • Market Access
                                market access and reimbursement principles needed             Publications                                      • Publication Planning
                                                                                                                                                • Reimbursement Strategy
                                to develop payer strategies, analyze the impact of          • Independent Research Publications
                                                                                                                                                • Safety / Epidemiology
                                health policy changes, and produce educational
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                                materials for payer and provider audiences                           Examples include:
                                                                                                                                                                  FINDING
                                                                                                     • Analytics
                              • To develop the fellow’s understanding of                             • Economic Modeling
                                                                                                     • Global Health Economics
                                                                                                                                                                  EMPHASIS
                                pharmaceutical manufacturers’ needs and how                          • Market Access
                                                                                                     • Oncology
Life at Xcenda                  companies interact with consulting firms to meet                     • Reimbursement Strategy

                                their business objectives                                           Beginning in the second year of the fellowship, fellows have an opportunity to select an
                                                                                                    emphasis area. This creates the opportunity for a deeper dive into a particular area of
                                                                                                    interest while still gaining broad exposure to various work types throughout Xcenda.
Application Process

                                                                                                                                 Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
HEALTH OUTCOMES & MARKET ACCESS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                              Education Programs
                              Throughout their 2-year fellowship experience, Xcenda Health Outcomes & Market Access fellows concurrently complete
Letter from Leadership        a 32-credit online Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy through the University of Florida College of
                              Pharmacy, with an emphasis in either Applied Pharmacoeconomics or Managed Care Pharmacy Systems.

                              In addition to the University of Florida Master of Science Degree, fellows have the option to enroll in a Master of
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                              Business Administration (MBA) online program through Stetson University. Fellows will also complete at least 1
                              research project each year, resulting in a poster presentation at a national conference.
University of Florida
Master’s Program

                              Current Fellows
Health Outcomes &
Market Access Fellowship                      Annie Chang, PharmD
                                              Second-Year Fellow
                                              University of California, San Francisco

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                                “Xcenda’s Fellowship Program offers uniquely valuable experiences in a diverse array of pharmaceutical industry
                                functions and disease states that build upon my clinical knowledge within a setting where my opinions and
                                experiences are highly valued. Fellows are widely recognized and appreciated throughout the company, and the
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                                company’s welcoming and open culture creates an engaging and accepting environment for conversations, opinions,
                                and initiatives. In addition, the dual University of Florida MS/Stetson MBA degree offering provides a unique
                                educational opportunity for honing business, finance, and managed care skill sets.”

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                                              Alex Kilgore, PharmD
Application Process                           First-Year Fellow
                                              Mercer University

                                                                                                               Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
Celebrating Over 20 Years of Fellowship and Excellence - 2021-2023 Doctor of Pharmacy Fellowship Program - Xcenda
HEALTH OUTCOMES & MARKET ACCESS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                              Current Fellows
                                             Annie Yan, PharmD                                       Chris Yost, PharmD
                                             Second-Year Fellow                                      Second-Year Fellow
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                                             University of California, San Francisco                 Ohio State University

Fellowship Overview                                                                    “Xcenda’s Fellowship Program is truly a one-
                                                                                       of-a-kind experience, which has allowed
                                                                                       me to gain valuable insights into the
                               “My experience with Xcenda’s Fellowship                 pharmaceutical and managed care industries.
University of Florida          Program has been incredibly rewarding in                The fellowship fosters a learning environment
                               terms of professional development, building             that has enabled me to pursue my interest in
Master’s Program               connections with other associates, and                  strategic market access and health economics.
                               endless learning. The Fellowship Program                The thing I most appreciate about Xcenda’s
                               offers an opportunity for me to not only                Fellowship Program is the balance of learning
                               use and enhance my clinical knowledge, but              opportunities and hands-on experience. As
Health Outcomes &              also develop a deeper understanding of the              a fellow, my work has been meaningful,
Market Access Fellowship       healthcare system and hone soft skills, such            and the experiences have enhanced my
                               as being an effective mentor and identifying            leadership, communication, and strategic
                               solutions to business needs.”                           thinking skills. I applied for this fellowship
                                                                                       knowing that Xcenda’s market leadership,
Medical Communications                                                                 culture, and people were first-class, but the
Fellowship                                                                             reality has far exceeded my expectations.”

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                                             Michael Sporck, PharmD, MBA                             Seth Cook, PharmD
                                             First-Year Fellow                                       First-Year Fellow
Life at Xcenda                               University of Washington                                University of North Carolina

Application Process

                                                                                                         Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
HEALTH OUTCOMES & MARKET ACCESS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                              Program Leadership
                                               Maher Abdel-Sattar, PharmD, MS
Letter from Leadership                         Fellowship Director

                                                Maher Abdel-Sattar, PharmD, MS, is an Assistant Director within the Global Health Economics and Outcomes
                                                Research (GHEOR) team at Xcenda. After completing a 6-week rotation and a 2-year fellowship at Xcenda,
                                                Dr. Abdel-Sattar assumed the roles of advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) Program Coordinator
Fellowship Overview            and Health Outcomes & Market Access Fellowship Director, dedicating much of his time to the training and development of
                               pharmacy students and recent graduates interested in pursuing careers in consulting or the pharmaceutical industry. His expertise
                               stretches across multiple commercial and scientific consulting services, including payer value propositions, payer in-depth
                               interviews, advisory boards and virtual focus groups, field tools, market access assessments, health outcomes strategies, outcomes
University of Florida          analyzers, systematic literature reviews, and comparative effectiveness research.

Master’s Program               Dr. Abdel-Sattar earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), in addition to
                               a Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, with an emphasis in Applied Pharmacoeconomics, from
                               the University of Florida. He has over 11 years of experience with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), which
                               include leadership roles both regionally and nationally, and he currently serves as the vice-chair of the national AMCP School
Health Outcomes &              of Pharmacy Relations Committee. Dr. Abdel-Sattar was equally excited and humbled to receive the AMCP 2019 Experiential
Market Access Fellowship       Education Preceptor Award, and is committed to continuing his efforts in supporting pharmacy students and recent graduates
                               through his volunteerism and leadership roles at AMCP and Xcenda.

                                               Melissa McCart, PharmD, MS
Medical Communications                         Director, Professional Development
Fellowship
                                               Melissa is a Director within Xcenda’s Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research (GHEOR) consulting team
                                               and provides support to the fellowship as Director of Professional Development. In her role within GHEOR, she
                                               conducts engagements such as clinical outcomes analyzers, economic modeling, dossier development, health
                               outcomes strategy, value proposition development, research design, prospective study development, and market research. Dr.
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                               McCart also has expertise in developing market access strategy in a range of therapeutic areas, including oncology, neurology,
                               cardiology, and endocrinology.

                               Before joining Xcenda as a Manager, Dr. McCart was a fellow with Xcenda. Dr. McCart received her PharmD from Mercer
Life at Xcenda                 University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Atlanta, GA, and a Master of Science in Applied Pharmacoeconomics at
                               the University of Florida. Dr. McCart is an active member in the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes
                               Research and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP). Dr. McCart also serves as an Assistant Editor for the Journal of
                               Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy.

Application Process

                                                                                                                         Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                                                                                              Positions Available: 1
Letter from Leadership        The Medical Communications Fellowship Program offers a broad range of experiences related to the scientific
                              communication of clinical and economic data across various therapeutic areas, providing a unique research, medical
                              writing, and educational experience in a healthcare consulting environment. During the fellowship, professionals
                              from Xcenda mentor the Medical Communications fellow in multiple consulting projects, with a focus on medical
Fellowship Overview
                              writing and evidence synthesis, as well as medical and market access communications. This fellowship places an
                              emphasis on review and evaluation of the medical literature and the healthcare landscape, with the intent of
                              developing various stakeholder communication pieces, including Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
University of Florida
Master’s Program              Format formulary dossiers, global value dossiers, scientific publications (eg, posters and manuscripts), and field-
                              based scientific slide decks. In addition, training will be provided on how to systematically review the literature
                              and conduct either qualitative or quantitative analyses.
Health Outcomes &                                                                         CORE
Market Access Fellowship      Primary Objectives                                           AREAS
                                                                                           Exposure to a wide array of topics

                                                                                           • Attendance at Conferences such as                     • New Business Development
                              • To provide the fellow with training and                      ISPOR, AMCP, ASCO, ASH, AMWA                          • Abstracts/Posters/Peer-reviewed
Medical Communications          experience in medical writing, as well as in               • Oncology Communications                                 Manuscripts
                                                                                           • Clinical Communications                               • Publication Planning
Fellowship                      verbal and written scientific communications               • Technical Aspects of Medical Writing                  • Global/Core Value Dossiers
                              • To enhance the fellow’s knowledge of literature            • AMCP Dossiers                                         • HTA Submissions

                                searching, critical evaluation of study design,            • Systematic Literature Reviews/
                                                                                             Meta-analyses
                                                                                                                                                   • Participation in Health Policy
                                                                                                                                                     Weekly/HTA Quarterly
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight     and research methodologies                                 • Scientific Slide Decks                                • Leadership/Teamwork
                                                                                                                                                   • Data Extraction
                              • To develop the fellow’s understanding of                   • Conference Coverage

                                pharmaceutical manufacturers’ needs and how                         Examples include:
                                                                                                                                                                 FINDING
                                                                                                    • Evidence Synthesis
Life at Xcenda                  companies interact with consulting firms to                         • Payer/HTA Communications                                   EMPHASIS
                                meet their business objectives                                      • Scientific Communications
                                                                                                    • Oncology Communications

Application Process                                                                                Beginning in the second year of the fellowship, fellows have an opportunity to select an
                                                                                                   emphasis area. This creates the opportunity for a deeper dive into a particular area of
                                                                                                   interest while still gaining broad exposure to various work types throughout Xcenda.

                                                                                                                                Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                              Education Programs
                              Throughout their 2-year fellowship experience, Xcenda Medical Communications fellows concurrently complete the American
Letter from Leadership        Medical Writer’s Association Essential Skills Certificate Program and a 32-credit online Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical
                              Outcomes & Policy through the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, with an emphasis in Medical Writing.

                              In addition to the University of Florida Master of Science Degree, and the American Medical Writer’s Association
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                              Essential Skills Certificate, Medical Communications fellows take courses on Data Storytelling & Visualization and
                              Value Proposition Messaging Strategy to enhance their medical writing skills. Fellows will also have the opportunity
                              to complete at least 1 research project resulting in a poster presentation at a national conference.
University of Florida
Master’s Program

Health Outcomes &             Current Fellows
Market Access Fellowship                        Aishani Patel, PharmD                               Charley Hallock, PharmD
                                                Second-Year Fellow                                  First-Year Fellow
                                                Philadelphia College of Pharmacy                    Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Medical Communications
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                               “As a Medical Communications fellow, I              “My experience with Xcenda has been amazing. The Medical Communications
                               have had the opportunity to work on a               team is incredibly knowledgeable and collaborative. In terms of projects,
                               wide array of projects across a number of           I have had the opportunity to work on AMCP value dossiers, targeted
                               therapeutic areas. I get to apply my clinical       literature reviews, client proposals, and new business development. Working
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight    knowledge every day through research and            as part of a consulting company, I am not tied down to one product or
                               analysis of medical literature to help develop      one disease state – I get to see it all. There is always something different
                               AMCP dossiers, global value dossiers, and           to get involved with, and I am encouraged to work cross-functionally with
                               literature reviews. Through the continuous          various Xcenda teams. Every day, I utilize, and add to, my clinical knowledge.
                               support and guidance of my preceptors and           Speaking to life at Xcenda and as a fellow, we regularly get together, and
Life at Xcenda                 mentors at Xcenda, I have been able to work         have found creative ways to social distance during COVID-19. There is a
                               independently and grow professionally in            real sense of community. Several members of our senior management team
                               my career. The collaborative and friendly           are past fellows, which shines a light on the insight they possess and on
                               environment has not only enhanced my                how well the Fellowship Program positions you for success. I feel like I can
                               leadership and communication skills, but it has     ask anyone in the company, from the president to my second-year Medical
Application Process            also provided me with many opportunities to         Communications fellow, anything at any time. I feel truly integrated and
                               grow on a personal and professional level.”         supported as part of the Xcenda team.”

                                                                                                                        Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS FELLOWSHIP
About Xcenda
                              Program Leadership
                                               Lorie Mody, PharmD
                                               Fellowship Director
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                                                Lorie Mody, PharmD, is an Associate Director with the Medical Communications team under Scientific Consulting
                                                at Xcenda. In this role, she collaborates on health economics and outcomes research engagements including
                                                formulary dossiers, scientific publications and presentations, and comparative effectiveness research. Specific
                               areas of expertise and responsibility include development and review of US formulary dossiers and formulary kits, global value
Fellowship Overview            dossiers, publication strategy, and other medical writing engagements. Dr. Mody also has extensive therapeutic area expertise in
                               neurology, specifically Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia.

                               Prior to joining Xcenda in 2012, Dr. Mody worked in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for more than 10 years
University of Florida          partnering with internal and external stakeholders on a broad range of medical information needs. Dr. Mody received her Doctor
                               of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the
Master’s Program               Medical College of Virginia and a Specialty Residency in Drug Information Practice at the Medical University of South Carolina.

                                               Minh Luu, MBBS
Health Outcomes &                              Co-Director
Market Access Fellowship
                                                Minh Luu, BA, MBBS, is a Manager with the Medical Communications team under Scientific Consulting at
                                                Xcenda. In this role, he conducts engagements including formulary dossiers, global value dossiers, scientific
                                                publications, systematic literature reviews, and slide decks. Dr. Luu has expertise in research, medical writing
Medical Communications         and scientific publications. He has authored over 20 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and has co-authored several
Fellowship                     textbook chapters in the field of heart transplantation.

                               Prior to joining Xcenda, Dr. Luu was a Research Associate at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading heart
                               failure and transplantation programs. Dr. Luu received his BA from the University of Cambridge and his MBBS (equivalent to
                               an MD) from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. He completed his FY1
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight    clinical (PGY-1) internship year at North East Thames Foundation School, London, UK.

Life at Xcenda

Application Process

                                                                                                                         Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT
About Xcenda
                              Since its foundation in 1999, 31 fellows have graduated from the
                              Fellowship program and 58% are still with Xcenda today!
Letter from Leadership

                              2001

                                                              2002

                                                                                              2004

                                                                                                                              2006

                                                                                                                                                             2008
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                               James H. Jackson, PharmD,         Tina Chiang, PharmD, MBA      Kellie Meyer, PharmD, MPH,     Evelyn Sarnes, PharmD, MPH,    Rashad Carlton, PharmD, MPH,
                               MPH, Senior Vice President,             Director, SMAI            Vice President, GHEOR         Vice President, Med Comm            Director, GHEOR
                                  Consulting Services

University of Florida
                              2013

                                                              2014

                                                                                              2014

                                                                                                                              2015

                                                                                                                                                             2015
Master’s Program

                               Melissa McCart, PharmD, MS,    Chelsey Campbell, PharmD, MBA   Akash Danavar, PharmD, MPH,      Breanna Penzner, PharmD,      Jasmine Knight, PharmD, MPH,
Health Outcomes &                    Director, GHEOR                   Director, SMAI          MS, MA, Associate Director,    MPH, MS, Associate Director,     MS, MA, Associate Director,
Market Access Fellowship                                                                                GHEOR                           SMAI                            GHEOR

                                                                                                                                                             2019
                              2016

                                                              2016

                                                                                              2017

                                                                                                                              2018
Medical Communications
Fellowship
                              Maher Abdel-Sattar, PharmD,      David Campbell, PharmD, MS,    Linnea Tennant, PharmD, MPH,     Kimberly Gittings, PharmD,     Andrew Gaiser, PharmD, MS,
                              MS, Assistant Director, GHEOR     Assistant Director, GHEOR     MS, Assistant Director, GHEOR      MS, Manager, GHEOR            Assistant Director, GHEOR
                                                              2019

                                                                                              2020

                                                                                                                              2020
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight

                                                               Ashton Moradi, PharmD, MS,       Derek Louie, PharmD, MS,       Minha Choi, PharmD, MS,
Life at Xcenda                                                      Manager, GHEOR                  Manager, GHEOR                 Manager, SMAI

Application Process
                              The Fellowship program has been an integral part of Xcenda’s history
                              and DNA over the last 20+ years

                                                                                                                                               Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
LIFE AT XCENDA
About Xcenda                  Join a culture of compassion. Be a leader, ally, and inspiration. Be yourself. Collaborate with unique perspectives,
                              personalities, and backgrounds. Sense an incredible work energy. Work with an exceptional team. And most
                              importantly, feel welcomed.
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Fellowship Overview

University of Florida
Master’s Program

Health Outcomes &
Market Access Fellowship
                                  “It’s an all-hands-on-deck atmosphere. Everybody pitches in and there are no                Nancy Young
                                  power plays. Anybody can ask anybody anything–right up to the top.”                         Director, Market Access

Medical Communications
Fellowship

                              Company Culture
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight   •   Schedules that integrate work and life
                              •   Open-door policy
                              •   Access to senior leadership
Life at Xcenda                •   A worldwide team united in our responsibility to create healthier futures
                              •   Leading the discussion in the evolving concept of value
                              •   Teams of brilliant scientists and researchers, talented creative thinkers, and dedicated clinicians
Application Process           •   A culture of respect and reward

                                                                                                                 Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
LIFE AT XCENDA
About Xcenda
                              The Fellowship Program will be operating out of Xcenda’s office space
                              in Carrollton, TX.
Letter from Leadership        Pending AmerisourceBergen COVID-19 office re-entry plans, our Fellowship Program will be based out of Xcenda’s
                              office space in Carrollton, TX, within AmerisourceBergen’s state-of-the art 300,000 square foot campus, located
                              approximately 25 miles North of Dallas.
Fellowship Overview

University of Florida
Master’s Program

Health Outcomes &
Market Access Fellowship

Medical Communications
Fellowship

Fellowship Alumni Spotlight   Benefit Highlights
                              • Competitive salary and benefits (including medical,      •   Incentive plan
                                dental, vision, life and disability insurance, pre-      •   Paid holidays
Life at Xcenda                  retirement planning, 401(k) plan, and employee           •   19 days paid vacation (increases yearly)
                                stock purchase plan)                                     •   Paid time off to volunteer in your community
                              • Master’s degree tuition payment                          •   Optional remote-work days
Application Process           • Sign-on cash award to support relocation

                                                                                                            Xcenda Fellowship Program 2021-2023
APPLICATION PROCESS
About Xcenda                  In 2020, PharmD candidates are not required to participate in the Personnel Placement Service (PPS) through the
                              American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Meeting to request an interview for Xcenda’s
                              Fellowship Program. Xcenda will utilize its own online application form to collect required materials from interested
Letter from Leadership        candidates. All screening and final-round interviews will be scheduled independently and conducted virtually in
                              November. US citizenship or lawful permanent resident status is required to qualify for the Fellowship Program.
                              Interested PharmD candidates must submit the following for consideration:
Fellowship Overview
                                          All Candidates                                   Candidates Advancing to Final-Round Interviews
                                          • Letter of interest (cover letter)              • Unofficial school transcripts
University of Florida
Master’s Program
                                          • Curriculum vitae (CV)                          • 3 letters of recommendation

                              As part of AmerisourceBergen, Xcenda is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to
                              workplace diversity.
Health Outcomes &
Market Access Fellowship      Important Dates and Deadlines:
                              • The deadline to apply is 11:59 pm ET on Sunday, October 25, 2020
Medical Communications        • Decisions will be directly communicated by Xcenda via email by 5:00 pm ET on Friday, October 30, 2020
Fellowship                    • Screening interviews (up to 2 rounds) will be scheduled on November 4-6, 2020
                              • 	Final interviews will be scheduled on November 10-11, 2020 for the Health Outcomes & Market Access
                                  Fellowship and on November 12-13, 2020 for the Medical Communications Fellowship
Fellowship Alumni Spotlight
                              Application Forms:
                              • Please click here to apply for Xcenda’s Health Outcomes & Market Access Fellowship (3 positions available)
Life at Xcenda                • 	Please click here to apply for Xcenda’s Medical Communications Fellowship (1 position available)
                              Please visit www.xcenda.com/fellowship for additional information.
                              Program inquiries can be addressed to: PharmD.Programs@xcenda.com
Application Process

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