USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Gilead Sciences, Inc. are proud to offer one 12-month Medical Information Fellowship designed to provide recent graduates an opportunity to learn the skills and experiences to excel in Medical Information, a key function in any Medical Affairs organization across the pharmaceutical industry. The Fellows will be integral to the Global Medical Information team to strengthen patient care by providing best-in-class medical information to healthcare providers, patients, and caregivers. The fellowship is based at the Gilead headquarters in Foster City, California.
Duration: 1 year (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025)
Positions Available: 1
Medical Information Fellowship Activities:
Medical Information Content:
Write, update, and review Medical Information content such as Global Response Documents (GRDs), Local Response Documents (LRDs), Patient Response Documents (PRDs), and alternative content formats (including infographics) for healthcare providers and patients
Work with the Global Medical Information Clinicians to develop clinical expertise in specific therapeutic areas to support core Medical Information
Work with Medical Information and Operations teams across regions on process improvement initiatives, implement new technologies to support Medical Information, ensure inspection readiness, and help manage the Medical Information contact centers
Collaborate with colleagues from other departments (Commercial, Marketing, Medical Scientists, etc.) and support Medical Affairs by providing product and drug information expertise on a wide range of initiatives including staffing Medical Information booths at scientific meetings and consulting on cross-functional activities
Learn and comply with regulations and guidance from various national and global regulatory agencies that govern the pharmaceutical industry
Based on the Fellow’s interests, there is an opportunity to participate in rotations with external departments across the Gilead organization to gain a comprehensive experience and skillset in the pharmaceutical industry
Potential departments to perform rotations with include Regulatory Affairs (Advertising and Promotion), Field-Based Medical Sciences, Medical Affairs Research (Phase IV/Investigator Sponsored Research), etc.
USC Graduate Coursework:
Complete required graduate coursework at the USC with the opportunity to complete a Graduate Certificate Program in a variety of fields
Leadership, Teaching, and Career Development:
Participate in the USC Mann School Professional Development and Leadership Retreat and precept Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotation students
Minimum Application Requirements: The candidate must have completed a PharmD, MD, PhD or equivalent doctorate degree from an accredited college or university within five years of initial appointment and a minimum doctoral program GPA of 3.0.
Interview Requests: Interviews are limited and will be scheduled on a rolling basis. For early consideration, please submit your application, including your CV and a letter of intent, by November 30, 2023 and at the following link: https://usc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_81TbsryBD8YqlEy and https://provost.sma.usc.edu/prog/usc_alfred_e_mann_school_of_pharmacy_and_pharmaceutical_sciences_fellowship/.
Interview Process: First and second round interviews will be conducted virtually. Final interviews may be conducted at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, virtually, or on-site at the Gilead campus.
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_CV.pdf
Letter of intent
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_LOI_MI.pdf
The letter of intent should address your interest in the Gilead Medical Information Fellowship and what qualities/skills you have that make you stand out as a candidate. Please address letters to William C. Gong, PharmD (no physical address required).
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