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Meeting Program

Bringing together Medical Affair’s professionals from the Medical Communications, Medical Writing and Medical Science Liaison areas to network, collaborate, and expand their expertise.  This neutral forum provides for professional development, education, and networking.  Attendees will gain further expertise in their own area and/or learn about different functional areas.  Attendees have the flexibility to attend sessions from any of the tracks.  The Medical and Scientific Communications Annual Forum is developed by three DIA Communities (a global network of member subgroups who share the same professional responsibilities, disciplines, or interests).  Join us to learn from your colleagues across the industry.

Topics include but are not limited to:

Medical Communications Track:
  • Overview of Health Care and Regulatory Landscape
  • Contact/Call Center Quality Monitoring
  • Innovations in Technology (Medical Communications and Contact/Call Centers)
  • The Voice of the Customer:  How to Measure and What to Do with it?
  • Planning for the Expected and Unexpected
  • Globalization
Medical Writing Regulatory and Publication Tracks:
  • Global Publication Planning
  • Safety Writing
  • Response Documents for Regulatory Agencies
  • Health Economics Outcome Research
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Best Practices and Professionalism in Medical Writing
  • Medical Writing Outsourcing Models
Medical Science Liaisons Track:
  • Differentiating and Measuring the Impact of the Medical Science Liaison Team Contribution
  • The Impact of Real World Data on the Medical Science Liaison Profession
  • Using Technology to Strengthen the Medical Science Liaison Interface
  • Proactive Medical Engagement
  • From the Beginning:  Building a Medical Science Liaison Team


Medical Communications 2014 Annual Forum




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