Pharmaceutical Industry and Education Fellowship Program

Founded in 2007, the Pharmaceutical Industry and Education Fellowship Program at USciences provides pharmacists with hands-on experiential training in a collaborative, team-based corporate environment. . The academic component of the fellowship provides opportunities to apply new skills and enhance professional growth in pursuit of a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Throughout the Program, Fellows Are Expected To:

  • Develop and cultivate core skills and competencies in analytical reasoning, critical and strategic thinking, problem solving, communication, influencing, and teamwork.
  • Develop professional responsibility and enhance leadership presence.
  • Enhance interpersonal communication through scientific engagement with healthcare providers, strategic business partners, and patients.
  • Strengthen verbal and written scientific communication skills.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of all applicable laws, regulations, and guidance documents pertaining to specific functional roles.
  • Utilize and apply critical thinking and clinical knowledge to all projects and assignments.

Additional Activities

Academic Component

  • Appointment to clinical instructor in Pharmacy Practice in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
  • Complete a 12-month teaching certificate program, engage in small group teaching, and develop an ACPE-accredited CE presentation

Scholarly Activity

Professional Growth and Service

  • Attend meetings and conferences to enhance knowledge, network, provide support for fellowship recruitment

  • Participate in professional development workshops, project leadership, and mentoring activities

  • Attend meetings and conferences to enhance knowledge, support fellowship recruitment, staff the medical information booth, and engage in professional networking.

Industry Partners

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
Fort Washington, PA


Janssen Pharmaceuticals Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Titusville, NJ and Horsham, PA

CSL Behring

A Division of CSL Limited
King of Prussia, PA


Hilary D. Mandler, PharmD
Director, Industry and Education Fellowship Program
Adjunct Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Pharmacy Administration


University of the Sciences
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495