The first IFAPP Academy Steering Committee meeting of 2018 was held in Barcelona, Spain at the end of January. The 3-day agenda allowed committee members to discuss a wide range of topics and initiatives for the upcoming academic year and enjoy the beautiful country and delicious food.
A review of the previous academic year was conducted with a lot of focus directed on the lessons learned and the experience of the participating sponsors. This helped to provide great direction in developing improvements for the years to come.
An overview of the new student cohort showed that the IFAPP Academy now has students in 48 different countries.
The 2018 students are also employed by a larger array of pharmaceutical companies compared to the previous year.
The IFAPP Academy Steering Committee is excited to be expanding its outreach and working on the new initiatives to provide students with the best in Medical Affairs in Medicines Development education.
IFAPP Academy provides an online, continuing professional development course, Medical Affairs in Medicines Development, resulting in the Professional Certification, Certified Medicines Development (CMD).