The USC-Gilead Sciences, Inc. Fellowship is proud to offer a 12-month training program in Medical Information designed to provide recent PharmD graduates an opportunity to learn the skills and experience to excel in Medical Information, a key function in any pharmaceutical Medical Affairs organization.
The Medical Information Activities at USC-Gilead Fellowship include:
Medical Information Content: The Fellow will participate in the writing, updating, and review of Medical Information content such as standard response documents (SRDs) and custom responses (CRs)
Response to Requests for Medical Information: The Fellow will work with the other Medical Information Clinicians to develop and disseminate unbiased and scientifically balanced responses to requests for medical information escalated from the Gilead Medical Resource Center (GMRC)
Operational Excellence: The Fellow will work with the Medical Information Operations team on projects to improve processes, implement new technology to support Medical Information, ensure inspection readiness, and management of the Medical Information call center
Collaboration: The Fellow with collaborate with colleagues from other departments (Commercial, Marketing, Medical Scientists, Medical Affairs, etc) to learn about the role of Medical Information in the wider organization
Compliance: The Fellow will learn and comply with regulations and guidance from various national and global regulatory agencies that govern the pharmaceutical industry
Additional Activities: Based on the Fellow’s interests, there is an opportunity to participate in rotations with external departments (Regulatory Affairs-Advertising and Promotion, Field-Based Medical Sciences, Publications, Phase 4/Investigator Sponsored Research, HEOR, etc) to gain a comprehensive experience and skillset in the pharmaceutical industry
Career Development: The Fellow will gain numerous development opportunities by enhancing management and teaching skills while precepting Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) students and gaining an understanding of corporate structure, regulatory considerations, and the drug development process
The fellowship is based at Gilead’s U.S. headquarters in Foster City, California. The Fellow will be an integral part of the Medical Information team that responds to requests for information about Gilead products from healthcare professionals and patients. The Gilead portfolio of products includes medicines across HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, hematology-oncology, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, and inflammation.
Fellows in our program further their experience through the academic component at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, one of the nation's leading schools of pharmacy. Fellows have the opportunity to take graduate courses in the Regulatory Sciences program, lecture in the School of Pharmacy, and have access to the strong network of USC alumni.
Interviews at the ASHP Midyear meeting are limited and are granted on a competitive basis. Please apply for an interview by submitting your CV and a statement as to your career goals in industry and why this fellowship to Taleen.Kalebjian@gilead.com
Applicants must have obtained a Pharm.D. from an accredited school of pharmacy within 5 years of initial appointment, and a minimum doctoral program GPA of 3.0. Selected candidates will be invited to schedule an interview at the 2017 ASHP Midyear PPS by email prior to December 2, 2017.
Additional information and application materials are available at: http://pharmacyschool.usc.edu/programs/fellowship/
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