Northeastern University’s Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program is a two-year fellowship designed to advance the education and training of Pharm.D. graduates in various areas of industry pharmacy including regulatory affairs, medical information/affairs, patient safety, outcomes research, and many other areas. The program is a collaboration between Northeastern University and biopharmaceutical industry partners.
Our program provides a dynamic academic environment offering fellows the opportunity for a wide breadth of experiences:
Develop teaching skills through participation in our Teaching and Learning Seminar series
Facilitate small and large group didactic education in partnership with a faculty mentor
Create, present, and publish scholarly research through collaborative industry and university relationships
Engage with faculty who participate in various interdisciplinary
Network with area residents and other Northeastern fellows via professional development programs, teaching seminars, and participation on fellowship committees
In partnership with Northeastern University, Abbott Diabetes Care is offering a two-year Global Medical Affairs PharmD fellowship based remotely
We are not accepting PPS interview requests. Applicants must apply through our career portal to be considered for this position. Apply today using the link at the end of this posting!
About Abbott Diabetes Care:
As a global leader in diabetes care, Abbott is constantly working to deliver the highest quality products and unwavering support to our customers. Consistent and accurate glucose monitoring is the foundation of any diabetes management plan so we’re committed to continuous improvement in the way patients and professionals measure, track and analyze glucose levels. Our science-driven products empower people living with diabetes. Through our innovative product development program, Abbott has developed many cutting-edge glucose monitoring technologies.
The primary function of the fellow is to create and sustain the relevant connections with the diabetes scientific community to support FreeStyle Libre products. The fellow will develop relationships and foster advocacy among targeted Key Opinion Leaders and will establish excellent clinical use practices and ongoing support for healthcare professionals. In order to develop
commercially and clinically competitive products and services, the fellow will participate in product development teams, contributing clinical and user experience insights. In addition, the fellow will assist with Abbott Diabetes Care clinical studies related to product approval and customer use, particularly related to the training and educational aspects of the product.
Provide unbiased scientifically balanced information on Abbott’s products to healthcare providers.
Support medical affairs by providing product information expertise on a wide range of initiatives including medical review of promotional materials. staffing medical booths at meetings and conferences and supporting cross-functional activities.
Develop strong literature searching skills and critically review published and unpublished clinical data regarding marketed and investigational products and/or therapeutic areas of interest to Abbott.
Support the overall operations of a medical information function by participating in process improvement initiatives, tracking and reporting key operational metrics, and ensuring audit readiness.
Collaborate with cross-functional groups across Abbott.
Assist with medical content review for professional materials and key advocacy initiatives.
With oversight from the MSLs, participate in Core Teams, providing clinical insights for product development and creating content such as slide decks for the MSL team to utilize with their KOLs.
With oversight from the MSLs, present scientific educational materials to KOLs, academic centers, and professional organizations to gain awareness, acceptance, and advocacy for products.
Work with oversight from the Publications lead to support a publication strategy for products in the field.
Support and coordinate activities, information, and resources with other personnel including taking minutes at each meeting to allow dissemination.
Coordinate and execute regional educational programs.
Attend key regional and national medical meetings.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution, eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts.
Excellent oral and written communication, time management, and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently and take initiative on a variety of projects at the industry site and Northeastern.
Applicants should submit the following APPLICATION MATERIALS by the priority deadline of October 31, 2023:
Curriculum vitae (CV), uploaded
Unofficial PharmD transcripts, uploaded
Cover letter, uploaded
Three formal letters of recommendation (LORs) sent directly from the letter writer to PharmDFellowships@northeastern.edu by November 29th , 2023. LOR writers should include the candidate’s name and fellowship program(s) in the subject line (e.g. Smith, John – Alnylam, GSK).
Address cover letter and three LORs to:
J. Andrew Orr-Skirvin, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
Chair, Department of Pharmacy & Health System Sciences
Director of Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program
Northeastern University Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships Program offers a variety of two-year post-PharmD research fellowships. We aim to provide fellows with a dynamic environment to develop industry and academic skills to be leaders in their fields.
With the rich biopharmaceutical landscape of Greater Boston as a backdrop, our programs offer the fellow an opportunity to work with innovative industry partners in a variety of specialty areas while partnering with Northeastern University faculty in the areas of research, scholarship, and teaching.