The aim of ECWG is to work collaboratively in the development and delivery of relevant and recognised education and training in Pharmaceutical Medicine / Medicines Development Science (PM/MDS) for the benefit of IFAPP’s professional membership.
ECWG to foster recognition of the ongoing IFAPP contributions to advancing the discipline of Pharmaceutical Medicine as a profession, and the development of competent practitioners in the field.
ECWG to work closely with Certification WG and other Working Groups to develop professional worldwide certification processes in Medical Affairs and Clinical Development.
IFAPP Education Working Group Identifies Core Competencies
In fulfilment of one of its key objectives, IFAPP's Education Working Group has identified 7 domains and 60 core competencies to orient the discipline and the academic programs for the development of future competent professionals and to advance the profession.
The effective implementation of training programs using Core Competencies for pharmaceutical physicians and drug development scientists anywhere in the world may transform the drug development process to an efficient and integrated process for better and safer medicines.