Following on from the success of the inaugural PharmaTimes Medical & Scientific Excellence Awards, the 2019 competition is now open for entry – showcasing the very best professionals within medical affairs.

This competition aims to honour those with exceptional talent within the medical and scientific industry, by offering a platform for candidates to share best practice and prove they’ve got the skills to be successful.

Individuals can enter themselves into the competition by completing a simple entry form with information about their current role in the workplace and their level of experience within this role. Nominations are also available for those who think a colleague or professional contact has the skills to be successful. Once forms have been completed, PharmaTimes will be in contact to confirm entries and participation in the live finals day; where candidates will compete head-to-head against fellow medical professionals.

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This year has seen the categories for entry refined to deliver an improved representation of the medical & scientific sector. These range from New & Experienced Medical Scientific Liaison to Medical Information Lead of the Year. They aim to offer those of all levels of experience and across all types of sector the chance to compete.

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The winner of the Medical & Scientific Advisor category for 2018, Deborah Clarke (Boehringer Ingelheim), praised the competition on it’s enjoyable yet beneficial process, saying, “The whole PharmaTimes MSEA Awards process was a brilliant experience. I prepared a presentation prior to the day, and had to prepare another on the day. It was really enjoyable and the judges were engaged and supporting of the on-going work I demonstrated in Medical Affairs. I would definitely do this again, and would encourage anybody else to also!”

The Medical & Scientific Excellence Awards steering group and judging panel comprises both senior industry leaders and key stakeholders. This esteemed committee of professionals provides a vital role in helping PharmaTimes to design the competition so that its content accurately reflects the latest trends in medical affairs.

As well as the chance to see how entrant’s skills stack up against each other’s, and to be recognised for exceptional talent within the medical affairs industry, the finals day offers a unique training and development opportunity. All finalists will receive quantitative and qualitative feedback from industry expert judges, which can help to reflect and improve upon existing skills.

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