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Fellowship

Pharmaceutical Industry Practice and Education Fellowship Program with Emphasis in Medical Information and Regulatory Affairs

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
In conjunction with
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Fellowship Overview

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) at USciences in conjunction with McNeil Consumer Healthcare (MCH) offers two positions in a one-year post-graduate training program, with the option to extend the program an additional year for further specialization. The fellowship program is organized into two, 6-month rotations to provide the fellow with in-depth experiences leading to advanced professional skills and knowledge in communication of Medical and scientific information and regulatory affairs.

Medical Information

The 6-month rotation in Medical Information (MI) provides the opportunity to collect, review, interpret, and disseminate Medical Information pertinent to McNeil Consumer Healthcare’s product lines. Skill development is focused on responding to MI inquiries, Medical materials development, customer communications, and Medical content review. Fellows may have opportunities to work on innovative teams working on OTC product development as well as engage in a longitudinal marketing project during the fellowship year.

Regulatory Affairs

The regulatory affairs rotation is designed to provide the fellow with in-depth knowledge of the strict processes and regulations guiding the development and approval of new pharmaceutical products. The fellow will work with regulatory colleagues to develop and review product labeling and provide insights into the regulatory guidance’s pertaining to promotional materials. In addition, there may be opportunities to analyze external issues related to regulatory affairs and interact with external stakeholders and governmental regulatory agencies.

Fellowship Term & Schedule

The fellowship term is one-year from July 1 to June 30 of the subsequent year. An individualized schedule will be tailored to the needs and interests of the fellow. In addition, fellows will be evaluated based upon fellowship and industry-specific goals and objectives. On average, fellows spend approximately 4 days per week at McNeil and one day per week teaching on campus at the University of the Sciences.

Current Fellows

Megha Patel, PharmD Megha Patel, PharmD
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
2015-2016 Fellow



Jason Guy, PharmDJason Guy, PharmD
Shenandoah University
Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy
2015-2016 Fellow

 

Currently on:McNeil Consumer Healthcare Industry Fellowship: Medical Information/Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing
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