Fellows will receive a competitive stipend and benefit package, including comprehensive health insurance.
3 openings available.
Internal Number: Booth #7866 A/B
The Global Medical Communications/Global Medical Affairs (GMC/GMA) functions are critical to communicating the company’s science. Key responsibilities include interpreting, contextualizing, and publishing emerging data, engaging in peer-to-peer scientific exchange, identifying clinical practice insights, and generating real-world evidence. Education on the safety and efficacy of medications to various recipients such as healthcare system decision-makers, healthcare professionals (HCPs), patients, and caregivers is vital to clinical decision-making.
The Alexion GMC/GMA fellowship allows each fellow to focus on a therapeutic area as determined by the interest of the fellow and the needs of the company. Fellows may have the opportunity to:
Heighten and strengthen strategic and analytical thinking
Develop essential project management and project planning skills
Improve written and verbal communication including presentation skills
Build a strong foundation in Medical Information by addressing unsolicited requests, assisting in the development of standard response letters, and frequently asked questions
Develop skills as a Medical Reviewer by providing insightful and robust medical/scientific input to brand campaign and launch materials
Aid in the development of promotional, nonpromotional, and training materials in accordance with regulations
Assist with the development of scientific publications including abstracts, congress presentations, and manuscripts
Prepare for advisory boards and symposia in full compliance with scientific engagement standards and regulations
Partake in external engagement with key stakeholders (HCPs, patients, payers, and regulating bodies) to understand consumer needs
To be considered for an interview at Midyear, please register for both ASHP Midyear and PPS and then complete a fellowship application on the MCPHS SMApply application portal. Visit mcphs.smapply.io
The portal will open on October 3, 2022 at 8:00am EST
Please DO NOT request an interview within PPS. Our recruitment teams will contact qualified candidates via PPS to schedule interviews.
ASHP attendance is not required but highly recommended for in-person interviews.
Before ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
Applicants must upload the following application materials to the online portal by November 11, 2022:
Letter of intent
Unofficial college transcript
Contact information of three references for their recommendations.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed. ASHP Clinical Midyear Meeting interviews CANNOT be scheduled until these materials have been submitted. Please keep in mind that this is a competitive process and applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.
Three recommendations must be submitted by the three provided contacts no later than December 1st
The MCPHS Biopharmaceutical Industry fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis, with interviews at the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear meeting.
Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy at the commencement of the program.
Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong interest in pursuing a career within the biopharmaceutical industry.
All candidates must have authorization to work in the United States throughout the duration of the one or two-year fellowship. No visa sponsorship will be provided.
Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, is the group within AstraZeneca focused on rare diseases, created following the 2021 acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. As a leader in rare diseases for nearly 30 years, Alexion is focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. Alexion focuses its research efforts on novel molecules and targets in the complement cascade and its development efforts on hematology, nephrology, neurology, metabolic disorders, cardiology, ophthalmology, and acute care. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries.
MCPHS provides an academic environment to guide and support fellows toward a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry. As a private institution with a history of specializing in health sciences, MCPHS offers programs that embody scholarship, professional service, and community outreach.
Through MCPHS, the fellow will have the opportunity to gain teaching and research experience in an academic setting. MCPHS faculty and company... program leaders mentor fellows according to their scholarly and professional interests throughout the two-year program.
As an adjunct instructor at MCPHS, the fellow may have the opportunity to:
•Develop, coordinate, and teach courses
•Co-precept pharmacy students on advanced experiential rotations
•Create and publish scholarly research and/or review articles
•Present research at scientific and clinical meetings
•Participate in professional development seminars with other fellows and residents from MCPHS-affiliated programs