MCPHS / Sumitomo Pharma America - Medical Information - Post PharmD Fellow
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 7456
Overview The post-doctoral fellow will become proficient in activities related to the Medical Information department. These include creating and updating global standard response letters, slide presentations, and Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy dossiers; responding to medical inquiries from healthcare professionals by conducting literature analyses and developing customized medical responses; managing call center operations; participating in promotional review meetings; and providing medical information support at scientific meetings.
Acquire knowledge and experience in the provision of Medical Information services.
Enhance written communication skills through activities such as preparation of written clinical responses to medical information requests, literature summaries, and training materials.
Strengthen oral communication skills through scientific exchange with internal and external colleagues via sales training presentations, presentations to senior management, and delivering a fellowship project presentation at regional and/or national professional meetings.
Develop research skills through analysis of published literature to create medical documents (standard response letters and dossier), contributing to interpretation of clinical study data, and through the development, completion, and presentation of a fellowship research project.
Develop professional responsibility and leadership skills through department initiatives and option to participate in professional organizations.
Work cross-functionally within global medical affairs along with our partners in regulatory, legal, and commercial.
To be considered for an interview, please complete a fellowship application on the MCPHS SMApply application portal. Visit https://mcphs.smapply.io/
Please DO NOT request an interview within PPS. Our recruitment teams will contact qualified candidates via email to schedule interviews.
The MCPHS application portal will open up on October 2, 2023. Applicants must upload the following application materials to the online portal by November 17, 2023:
Letter of intent
Unofficial college transcript
Contact information for three references. References will receive an electronic recommendation form to complete separately.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed. 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 recommendation evaluation forms must be submitted no later than November 27, 2023, via the online portal. This is NOT a letter of recommendation but an online form that the reference will need to complete.
Rolling Application Review & Interviews
All submitted applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will also be offered on a rolling basis and opportunities are limited. Priority will be given to those applicants who apply early, well in advance of the deadline.
Rolling interviews will begin mid-October with pre-screens and a mixture of interview rounds, and will conclude in December at the end of the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Candidates will be notified if selected for an interview.
ASHP Midyear & Onsite Interviews
The fellowship program will be conducting in-person interviews at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend. Candidates attending in-person will not be able to interview without registering for both ASHP and PPS. Please refer to the ASHP & PPS website for registration details.
Top candidates may be invited for interviews at the sponsoring company’s location pending COVID – 19 restrictions.
Recognizing that the choice of a Post-Doctoral Industry Fellowship is an important decision, MCPHS in conjunction with the Academic Industry Fellowship Alliance (AIFA), has agreed to extend offers for Fellowships no earlier than December 13, 2023.
Final candidates will be required to go through additional screening / onboarding as required by MCPHS.
The MCPHS Biopharmaceutical Industry fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis. 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 (i.e., TN, H-1B, STEM OPT, etc.).
Sumitomo Pharma America is a member of the Sumitomo Group, which has a history of approximately 400 years. We are a leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing, and commercializing therapeutic products that advance the science of medicine in the areas of psychiatry, neurology, and oncology to improve the lives of patients and their families.
Sumitomo Pharma America brings together scientific focus, pragmatism, and dedication to research with an entrepreneurial energy and willingness to take on any challenge, always keeping the longer view in sight. We will continue making active efforts for research and development of pharmaceuticals, regenerative medicine/cell therapy, and non-pharmaceutical products. Additionally, we will continue to work with national and international partners to keep a constant stream of new drugs flowing into the pipeline. At Sumitomo Pharma America, we strive to serve and create value for patients every day.