The Drug Information Association (DIA) will host the 21st Annual Workshop on Medical Communications from March 14-17, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ.
For more than two decades, this annual workshop has forged the future of thousands of medical communications professionals by sharing insights among the world's leading medical communications experts from industry and oversight agencies.
This workshop begins with an optional Core Curriculum (separate registration required) designed to meet the needs of individuals with less than one year of pharmaceutical industry-based medical communications experience. The Core Curriculum includes four half-day tutorials focusing on medical science liaisons, evidence-based medicine, literature searching/medical writing, and practical applications of biostatistics. General workshop topics include:
- Health care reform update
- Appropriate data sources: evidence-based medicine versus alternative sources
- Breakout sessions for field-based medical liaisons (interactions with academia and MSL 2009 survey results), contact center (handling of product recalls and emerging technology), and headquarters-based medical communications (sharing information between companies and promotional review)
- Future of medical communications
- Leadership and professional development
- Breakout sessions on customer insights, compliance, and sales training
- Regulatory review
- Medical communications experience with Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS)
Register for the 21st Annual Medical Communications Workshop.
ABOUT THE DRUG INFORMATION ASSOCIATION (DIA)
DIA is a neutral, global, professional, member-driven association of nearly 18,000 biotechnology, pharmaceutical, academic, and regulatory professionals. Through our international educational offerings and myriad networking opportunities, DIA provides a global forum for knowledge exchange that fosters the innovation of products, technologies, and services to improve health and well-being worldwide. Headquarters are in Horsham, PA, USA, with offices in Basel, Switzerland, Tokyo, Japan, Mumbai, India, and Beijing, China.
Contact: Joe Krasowski