Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) are responsible for engaging with the medical community and serve as a scientific resource to educate and advise on upcoming advances in pharmaceutical treatments. They fill an important role of scientific expertise and are required advanced scientific and academic training.
If you are a PhD reading this blog post, congratulations! Completing the course of study, the pedagogy, the thesis and dissertation – all that it takes to earn a PhD is truly worth acknowledgment.
If you're in academia, teaching or in research, and exploring career options, today there are many options where you can use your extensive research background, especially if you're a science graduate. All your skills and years of clinical experience offers tremendous competitive edge in some careers, and are easily transferable. One such career is Medical Science Liaison (MSL), ranked among the Top 10 Careers Alternative Careers for PhD Science graduates.
Regulatory affairs (RA) professionals are responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable global laws and regulations in development and commercialisation of new drugs and healthcare products. It is a young, multidimensional profession that is international in scope, given that it deals with local and international stakeholders in healthcare to ensure compliance and safety of pharmaceutical products.
This is an exciting career choice in healthcare for those who prefer non-clinical settings and want to combine their technical as well as business and management skills.
Here are top five reasons why this young profession of RA has become an attractive career choice recently:
In our Student and Alumni Profile series, we will regularly feature students and alumni to give you a glimpse of who we are, and more importantly, offer you insights and perspectives if you plan to walk the same path. Meet Stuart Black, an experienced scientist who completed our Certificate in Advanced Clinical Research last year and is now working with Amicus Therapeutics.
If you are a doctor born and educated outside the US, and have tried to practice medicine in the US, you know that it is a long and tedious journey. All states have various requirements that need to be satisfied in order to practice medicine, such as studying for and successfully completing the so-called “STEP” exams, as there are three steps to completion. Additionally, there is a certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates that must be completed. Finally, proficiency in English and participating in a medical residency, which can take years, and a great deal of money, completes the requirements. Not to mention the emotional, financial and social toll these processes can take on you if you cannot clear any step or fail to find a good residency program.
The New York based real estate developers Taconic Investment Partners and Silverstein Properties are investing in excess of $20 million for the facelift of the 326,861 square feet Movie Lab building in Midtown Manhattan for Life Science research purpose, writes John Caulfield, Senior Editor of bdcnetwork.com.
Topics: General Medical
The opportunities for medical students are generally classified according to the type of qualifications as such to the respective students. There are several programs and courses that provide students with immense scope to explore in their desired medical field.
Topics: General Medical