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MEDICAL AFFAIRS PROFESSIONAL

COMPETENCY BASED

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

UNIQUE COLLABORATION BETWEEN:

IFAPP Academy

The International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine (IFAPP) Academy is a non-profit organization based in the USA, affiliated with IFAPP, and is comprised of a unique partnership between academia, industry, and professional associations to foster competencies and improving performance in medical affairs and medicines development. The IFAPP-Kings College Medical Affairs in Medicines Development Certification Program was created to achieve this goal.

The aim of the e-learning course is to provide the core cognitive competencies for an effective performance in medicines development and medical affairs. The certification program is of particular value for those individuals already working in (or interested in joining) pharmaceuticals, academia, and regulatory agencies.

Students successfully completing the course will receive a Certificate granted by King’s College London and IFAPP Academy and a Professional Certification granted by IFAPP and the IFAPP Academy. The use of post-nominal letters (CMD) to attest certification will be awarded.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

  • Syllabus based on the PharmaTrain Base Course with focus on Medical Affairs in Medicines Development.
  • Learning outcomes aligned with the IFAPP-PharmaTrain Core Competencies in Medicines Development
  • Offered as blended e-learning CPD accredited by King’s College London (King’s).
  • To be completed within a 42 week period.
  • Each of the 6 modules include 10 asynchronous lectures and 4 synchronous webinars followed by home readings.
  • Assessments will be conducted at the end of each module and at the end of the program.
  • 2020 Applications will be available July 2019.

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Anthony ‘Tony’ Fox, MDVisiting Professor, King’s College London and Co-editor of Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine
Greg Koski, PhD, MDCo-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), Boston, MA

Value of

Certification

IFAPP Academy Value of CMD Certification

Patients, physicians, health care providers, insurers and quality organizations regard certification as an important measure of a biomedical professional’s knowledge, experience and skills to provide quality health care services within a given specialty.

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Value of

Medical Affairs

IFAPP Academy Value of Medical Affairs

The pharmaceutical industry has seen major changes over the past decade. As market pressure has intensified and commercial practices have come under closer scrutiny, there has been a marked increase in scientific rigor across the industry. One consequence of this shift has been a renewed emphasis on the importance of the Medical Affairs function.

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Strategic Alliance

King’s College London

IFAPP Academy Value of Alliance with King's College London

On September 1st, 2016 IFAPP and King’s College London agreed to establish a strategic collaboration for the production and delivery of a Professional Certification Program in Medical Affairs in Medicines Development with the involvement of the IFAPP Academy.

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