PharmaTimes Media has announced the Medical & Scientific Excellence Awards as the latest addition to its highly prestigious portfolio of events. Highlighting this important area of work within the pharmaceutical industry, the Medical & Scientific Excellence Awards are designed to recognise the outstanding achievements of medical and scientific professionals for the first time.
"With entry options for new, experienced and senior medical science liaisons, medical information professionals and medical/scientific advisors, wherever you are in your career, there is a category for you!" says PharmaTimes business manager & competition lead Luci Sargood.
The Professional Medical / Scientific Advisor of the Year category is open to individuals who have made a significant contribution towards the evaluation, critiquing and communication of important medical/scientific information related to a company's products. "You will have done this as a functional expert who has produced class-leading work within your role," says project director, field medical affairs, IQVIA and category lead Paul Moreau.
The Lead Medical / Scientific Advisor of the Year category is also open to individuals who have made a significant contribution towards the evaluation, critiquing and communication of important medical/scientific information related to a company's products.
However, they will have done this "from a position of leadership, having brought together a group of colleagues in working towards a common purpose," says Paul.
Commenting on the reasons why all medical and scientific professionals to get involved in this brand new awards scheme, executive steering group member Jayne Packham, managing director of the Jayne Packham Consultancy, says:
"Firstly, there will be personal recognition for the great work that you do. It is a chance to stack yourself against your peers and show your skills and knowledge. And secondly, there is an opportunity to get your team and supporters behind you and use it as an opportunity to raise your profile. The PharmaTimes awards are recognised across the industry and so it will be a sound addition to your CV. Get that application form filled in!"
The competition is free to enter and competitors will have the chance to test themselves against the best-of-the-best and gain invaluable insights and feedback from judges.
More than a competition, its also a unique training and development opportunity, with on-the-day workshops and training sessions from industry experts. The assessment day will take place on Thursday 6 December and will be followed by the awards ceremony in the evening.
For more information visit www.pharmatimes.com/MESA