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Maryann Oertel

Maryann Oertel

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Clinical Specialist, Strategic Sourcing and Shortage Management

Residency Associated Title and Involvement



Undergraduate: University of Michigan

School of Pharmacy:University of Michigan

PGY1:Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center – Pharmacy 

PGY2: Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center – Drug Information

Rotation Title

Drug Shortages and Contracting

Rotation Description:

This rotation is located at the health-system Shared Services Center, which serves hospitals and clinics throughout the health-system. The purpose of this rotation is to provide the learner with experience in managing drug shortages and exposure to aspects of drug contracts and supply-chain management. These objectives will be achieved through completion of rotation projects, readings, topic discussions, and participation is multiple meetings throughout the month.

Rotation activities may include the following:

  • Attending health-system strategic sourcing meetings
  • Evaluating and/or implementing strategic drug contracts and relevant formulary changes
  • Monitoring current and potential drug shortages
  • Developing and/or implementing drug shortage management plans
  • Participating in topic discussions pertinent to drug shortages

For more information contact:

Kamakshi Rao

Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP
Assistant Director, Academic Enterprises and Research Programs