20th International Conference on Pharmaceutical Medicine

IFAPP

The International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine

National Member Associations

IFAPP consists of the leading professional associations in pharmaceutical medicine and drug development.

Education and Certification

ECWG works collaboratively in the development and delivery of relevant and recognised education and training in PM/MDS for the benefit of IFAPP’s professional membership.

Communication

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Collaborations and Partners

IFAPP collaborates and coordinates with key players in the fields of pharmaceutical medicine and medicines development

Certification Working Group

CCWG works collaboratively in the development and delivery of relevant and recognised education and training in PM/MDS for the benefit of IFAPP’s professional membership.

Short Term Courses

Leadership in Patient Safety Journey: Active Pharmacovigilance & Pharmacoepidemiology

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Provider:  EL.E.F.I. (Hellenic Society of Pharmaceutical Medicines)* in collaboration with Deree-School of Graduate and Professional Education

Who should attend? The course is suitable for professionals from a broad range of disciplines, including Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. It is appropriate for BSc, MSc, MDs, PharmDs, MPH, PhDs, experienced professionals and executives interested to refresh and advance their skills in Patient Safety aspects.

Learning outcomes: Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to design/manage their patient safety duties and/or critically assess research safety or interpret safety data.

Course Information

Duration of the training course

(e.g. number of modules, duration of modules): 40 Hours

Dates and Times of the day

October 24 – December 12, 2022 | every Monday, 17:30-20:30

Language(s)

English

Delivery mode (In person / online)

In person at Deree – The American College of Greece, Aghia Paraskevi Campus (6 Gravias Str, 153 42 Aghia Paraskevi)

Leadership in Clinical Research: Striving for Ethics & Excellence

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Provider:  EL.E.F.I. (Hellenic Society of Pharmaceutical Medicines)* in collaboration with Deree-School of Graduate and Professional Education

Who should attend?  The course is designed for researchers from a wide range of sciences including recent PhDs, Postdocs, Academics, R&D scientists, BSc, MSc, MDs, Biomedical Scientists, PharmDs, MPH.

Learning outcomes:  Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to design their research and critically assess research or interpret data

Course Information

Duration of the training course

(e.g. number of modules, duration of modules): 40 Hours

Dates and Times of the day

October 24 – December 12, 2022 | every Monday, 17:30-20:30

Language(s)

English

Delivery mode (In person / online)

In person at Deree – The American College of Greece, Aghia Paraskevi Campus (6 Gravias Str, 153 42 Aghia Paraskevi)

Long Term Courses

Pharmaceutical Medicine or Medicines Development

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Provider: European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM) or Institute of Pharmaceutical Medicine. ECPM belongs to the Department of Public Health of the Medical Faculty at the University of Basel

Who should attend?  The programs are targeted at representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, service industry, academic and government divisions and policy-makers who already have a good understanding of the basics of drug development.

Why attend?  Benefit from a more in-depth, comprehensive and systematic immersion into modern medical product and device development, regulation and market introduction.

Learning outcomes: Understanding of the basics of drug development and comprehensive information in medical product and device development, regulation and market introduction.

Course Information

Duration of the training course

(e.g. number of modules, duration of modules): ECPM Diploma Course runs over two years and contains six modules. Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine in a two-year program; Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Medicines Development in a five-year program.

Language(s):

English

Degree that can be achieved

Diploma (DAS), Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) or Master of Advanced Studies

Course fees, discount information and individual module fees can be found here

* Discount available to IFAPP members in other countries

Pharmaceutical Medicine*

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Provider: Trinity College Dublin

Who should attend? Health science professionals working in the pharmaceutical/healthcare area who want to deepen their understanding of medicines, biopharmaceuticals and medical device development, regulation and marketing.

Why attend? To increase the knowledge and understanding of Pharmaceutical medicine. It is the ‘medical scientific discipline concerned with the discovery, development, evaluation, registration, monitoring and medical aspects of marketing of medicines and medical devices for the benefit of patients and public health’

Learning outcomes: The training courses have been designed to improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals in the area of pharmaceutical medicine

Course Information

Duration of the training course

(e.g. number of modules, duration of modules): 2 years / 12 Modules

Degree that can be achieved

Postgraduate Diploma and MSc

Language(s):

English

Delivery mode (In person / online):

The course will be held in the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences Building at the St. James’s Hospital campus, Dublin 8 and online using Trinity’s virtual learning environment.

* PharmaTrain Federation (www.pharmatrain.eu/) and these courses are accredited by PharmaTrain.

Introduction to Medical Affairs and Pharmaceutical Medicine

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Provider: The Medical University of Vienna runs this course in cooperation with GPMed.

Target audience:

  • academic & non-academic employees in the pharmaceutical industry
  • job applicants for the pharmaceutical industry
  • physicians and other professions interested in the
    perspective of the pharmaceutical industry

Course Description Medical Affairs is an independent function in a pharmaceutical company that closely cooperates with other functional areas. The main responsibilities of Medical Affairs include Medical Information & Communication, Training & Education, Establishing of Networks with Healthcare Professionals, Medical Planning & Operations, Interventional & Non-Interventional Trials, Gathering of Insights and many more. The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive picture of Medical Affairs in the context of pharmaceutical industry while reflecting all current national and international regulations and guidelines.

It provides insights into the role of Medical Affairs in drug development and the cooperation with Marketing & Sales, Regulatory & Pharmacovigilance as well as with academic institutions. Students will get an understanding of the international pharmaceutical market and of the importance of internal and external communication and team- and networking on national and international level. The course provides details on different job profiles and practical tasks in Medical Affairs and furthermore on collaboration with healthcare professionals and other stakeholders.

Course Information

Duration of the training course

(e.g. number of modules, duration of modules): 125 hours/5 ECTS

Dates and Times of the day

The Online Course will be held in the late afternoon of in total 8 days and additional self-study.

Degree that can be achieved

Basic "Introduction to Medical Affairs and Pharmaceutical Medicine“ certificate after successful completion of Part 1. Advanced certificate after completion of Part 2.

Language(s)

English

Delivery mode (In person / online)

Online

Instructors/teaching faculty

Course fees, discount information and individual module fees can be found here

* Discount available to IFAPP members in other countries