Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, a professor in the department of pharmacy practice and science and associate dean for clinical services and practice transformation at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, has been named the inaugural fellow for the University of Maryland Medical System’s Fellowship in Population Health. Rodriguez de Bittner will share her expertise in pharmacy and patient care while gaining insight about new trends in health care delivery and factors that influence leadership decision making in the field of population health. She will work to define roles for pharmacists in a variety of population health initiatives, such as within accountable care organizations, the UMMS Quality Care Network and other organizations dedicated to improving population health. She will learn about new trends in health care delivery and changes in health care across the state as a result of the Maryland Medicare waiver.
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