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Industry Pharmacist Success Stories
Baylor Scott & White Health/UT Austin HEOR Fellowship 2021-23
October 8, 2020
Baylor Scott & White Health in conjunction with the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to offer a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) for 2021-2023. The purpose of this two-year fellowship is to prepare talented individuals with a strong interest in pursuing a career in HEOR for positions in areas including managed care, pharmaceutical industry, consulting and academia. Our fellows earn a Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Division of Health Outcomes at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy upon completion of required didactic courses and successful thesis defense. An interview should be requested by November 30th, 2020. Click here for more information.
Notre Dame of Maryland University is 90th IPhO Student Chapter!
October 6, 2020
IPhO is pleased to announce the addition of another new student chapter to our growing national network!
Congratulations to student pharmacists at Notre Dame of Maryland University. IPhO now connects them to a national network of 90 chapters and more than 5,000 student pharmacists with similar interests, as well as a national network of hundreds of industry fellows and thousands of industry pharmacists.
Several more schools are in the late stages of filing their chapter applications and will soon join the growing national network.
To start a chapter at your school, click here.
For the student benefits of joining IPhO, view the National Student Brochure here!
Learn from Home Instagram Giveaway
October 5, 2020
IPhO is excited to announce its first official Instagram giveaway! We've developed a comprehensive online CV seminar, designed to help pharmacy students stand out to prospective industry employers. We're giving it away for free to three contest winners!
The rules are simple:
- Follow IPhO on Instagram (@industrypharmacistorg).
- View our feed and locate the "Learn from Home" Giveaway post.
- Like the post.
- Comment on the post and tag three friends who might benefit from entering the contest.
- Three winners will be selected at random and tagged in an announcement post on October 12.
- Winners will receive a complimentary code to access the CV seminar on the IPhO website.
- Terms and conditions apply. Please see below.
Amy Kranz, PharmD
September 28, 2020
Fellowship Sponsor Company: UNC/United Therapeutics
Function/Discipline: Global Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance
Fellowship Years: 2019—2021
Alma Mater: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Amy, a Global Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance fellow, shares her experience with product safety, from development through clinical use. She offers sound advice on pursuing fellowships, including tips on how to approach them with an open mind!
Have a fellowship question? Click here to ask a current fellow!
ECIR Clinical Research/Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program Webinar
September 25, 2020
Thursday, October 1st and October 29th, ECIR will be holding an informational webinar from 7:00-8:00 pm EST to deliver an overview of the fellowship program and answer any questions that students may have. Please RSVP for the event below, and we are looking forward to meeting with potential candidates!
At East Coast Institute for Research (ECIR) our mission is to advance medical care by conducting innovative research while maintaining the highest standard of patient care.
ECIR strives for efficiency and accuracy in the clinical trial process. Our diverse, talented and multidisciplinary staff offers customized trial execution regardless of therapeutic area. Our investigators are board-certified and our staff is seasoned, making the research experience streamlined and productive. ECIR is conducting research from 5 fully functioning research offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine and has affiliations with several hospitals in this area. Our capabilities encompass Phase II, III and IV clinical trials, both sponsor- and investigator-initiated studies.
Visit www.eastcoastresearch.net to learn more about how ECIR is helping patients live longer, healthier lives now and in the future.
Fellows in the Clinical Research department utilize their clinical knowledge in the development of content to support the success of clinical research studies, investigator/physician relationships, and scientific publications.
In this role, Fellows work closely and cross-functionally with:
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Field Medical Science Teams
- Physicians and their extenders
- Clinical Research Staff Members
To be considered, candidates must:
- Have received a Pharm.D. from an accredited school or college of
- Be licensed or be eligible for pharmacist licensure in Florida
Interested individuals are invited to apply by requesting an interview
through PPS at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and providing a letter of
intent and curriculum vitae.
All applicants should request an interview by December 1, 2020.
Novo Nordisk Industry Practice Fellowship Program-Upcoming Webinars!
September 25, 2020
Novo Nordisk will be hosting two live webinars: Tuesday, September 29th, and Monday, October 12th both at 8:00 pm EST. If you have questions, please reach out at NNIStudentOpportunities@novonordisk.com.
Several fellowships in multiple functional areas are recruiting for 2021, so please join!
Novo Nordisk Fellowship Recruitment Team
IPhO Hosts Virtual Annual Meeting
September 22, 2020
Now in its second year, the IPhO Annual Meeting was hosted virtually on September 11-13, 2020. Nearly 850 participants tuned in, including 600+ students from 111 schools of pharmacy, 150+ sponsor representatives, and 70+ faculty members. Attendance doubled from 2019—which was the first year that the meeting was held in person in New Jersey.
All meeting attendees gathered on Friday evening for an opening presentation featuring leaders in industry, who covered important topics such as navigating this uncertain time as a student preparing for an industry career; the importance of celebrating and encouraging diversity in industry; taking risks and having a courageous career; and more.
UNC/PPD Clinical Research and Drug Development Fellowship
September 15, 2020
We are excited to share with you the 2021-2023 PPD Clinical Research and Drug Development fellowship.
The PPD fellowship will be accepting two candidates into the fellowship this cycle. The Ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, good organizational abilities, and evidence of leadership and teamwork.
This postdoctoral fellowship program provides training and experience in the conduct of clinical drug trials, participation in clinical research projects under the direction of a UNC faculty member and industry preceptor, didactic instruction in courses that supplement training and professional interests, and exposure to ethical, legal, and regulatory issues in research involving investigational and marketed drugs. Fellows participate in clinical research studies with faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy during the first year of appointment, and with members of a drug development clinical research group (phases I-IV) at PPD in the second year.
Please see the attached brochure for more information about the fellowship.
To apply please visit: http://pharmacydpetfellowships.web.unc.edu/
Application deadline: December 15, 2020
If you have any questions please contact Megan Gower (Megan.Gower@ppdi.com) or Sheel Patel (Sheel.Patel@ppdi.com)
Purdue University Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship
September 14, 2020
The Purdue University Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship program is seeking motivated students who are interested in pharmaceutical industry and expanding the role of pharmacists within the sector. Coordinators at Purdue University and Fellows from several companies will be hosting two (2) Webinar sessions on the dates listed below:
Thursday, October 1st @ 8:00 PM EST
Link (copy and paste) to webinar: https://tinyurl.com/y5zb3xvc
Tuesday, October 20th @ 6:00 PM EST
Link (copy and paste) to webinar: https://tinyurl.com/yxlkqf6o
Students interested shall indicate their preferred dates of attendance using this Interest Form (link provided to copy and paste):
If there are any questions regarding the Webinar dates or Purdue University affiliated-fellowships, please email Andrew Lee, current Clinical Operations Fellow at Takeda, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to our inaugural PILs + IPhO Scholars
September 11, 2020
Congratulations to the recipients of the first-ever PILs + IPhO Scholarship. The chosen applicants are incredibly deserving of this unique award—they are strong and committed academics, passionate leaders, and visionaries. Each of them is dedicated to making a difference for communities of color, and they are playing an important role in ensuring that diversity is celebrated in the pharmaceutical industry.
Keck Graduate Institute - Novartis Gene Therapies Fellowship 2020
September 11, 2020
The Biopharmaceutical Fellowship Program at Novartis Gene Therapies offers PharmD graduates with a two-year postdoctoral developmental experience. This opportunity affords fellows immersion into the biopharmaceutical industry with both professional and personal growth opportunities.
The fellows with contribute to their functional area as well as explore other areas within the company through cross-functional engagement and projects.
Specific fellowship opportunities within departments vary depending on the interests of prospective candidates as well as the needs of Novartis Gene Therapies. Please view the attached PDF brochure for more information.
Keck Graduate Institute - Pharmacyclics Fellowship 2020
September 11, 2020
The Pharmacyclics Fellowship is a 2-year post-doctoral program located in the California Bay Area which allows a PharmD graduate to gain in-depth industry experience and knowledge within Medical Affairs. The fellowship is focused in the hematology-oncology therapeutic area. The fellow will learn various aspects of scientific communication, medical review, medical information, medical operations, global publications, advocacy, and health economics and outcomes research. The fellow will collaborate with cross- functional groups through AbbVie/Pharmacyclics which will expose fellow to strategy and the opportunity to work in multiple settings.
For more information, please view the attached PDF brochure.
UNC Pharmaceutical Industry Sponsored Fellowships informational webinars and application
September 10, 2020
Fellowship Q & A Webinars – SAVE THE DATE! Are you interested in learning about the fellowships and graduate programs offered at UNC? We are thrilled to bring you our first two virtual recruitment events of the season: our information and Q & A webinars! The first informational webinar on October 1, led by our fellowship directors and current fellows, will provide an overview of all positions recruiting for 2021 and how to apply. The Q & A session on October 6 will allow you to ask questions directed to our program directors for the first 10-15 minutes followed by Q & A hosted by our current first- and second-year fellows in various fellowship positions over the remainder of the hour. On both dates, the fellowship webinar series will begin at 8PM EST, followed by graduate program webinars at 9PM EST. Register here. The Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics offers several two-year, industry-sponsored postdoctoral fellowships, as well as academic fellowships. Fellows gain extensive training and experience in developing, writing, managing, and enrolling patients in clinical studies, as well as scientific and grant writing, publications, and presentation skills. In addition, during the first year of their fellowships, fellows will take coursework related to their training program including, but not limited to, biostatistics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacogenomics. To Apply Visit http://pharmacydpetfellowships.web.unc.edu/ for instructions on submitting an application. Application Opened: September 8, 2020 Application Deadlines: Early Consideration: October 30, 2020 Final: December 15, 2020 After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email once your application has been submitted. Following review, you may be invited to interview at UNC and fellowship sponsors. Fellowship interviews begin in early December and typically conclude in January. You will be notified of the final disposition of your application as soon as possible.
Apply now! ESPERION Therapeutics and UCB Fellowships Available on Fellow Match!
September 9, 2020
Two exciting fellowship opportunities in partnership with IPhO are now available on the Fellow Match section of the IPhO website! View full descriptions and brochures on Fellow Match. Apply now!
ESPERION (1 position):
ESPERION is passionately committed to developing and commercializing oral, LDL-C lowering therapies for patients with hypercholesterolemia. Esperion’s core values include collaboration, passion, courage, accountability and people.
This two-year medical affairs fellowship will offer an opportunity to gain extensive experience within a small, highly-collaborative, fast-paced Medical Affairs department within biopharmaceutical industry. The fellow in this program will have the opportunity to get cross-functional exposure within and outside of Medical Affairs, including with legal, regulatory, compliance, clinical development, marketing, and pharmacovigilance.
Esperion has corporate headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, but primarily operates as a virtual company. The fellowship position will be REMOTE based.
UCB (2 positions):
-The Global Regulatory Affairs fellowship is a 2-year rotational program in Atlanta, Georgia. The fellow will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally with global UCB colleagues and get exposure to FDA and other global regulatory health authorities. Please see our fellowship brochure for more information.
Interested candidates can submit their CV and letter of intent through the FellowMatch portal by November 6th, 2020. Please note, letters of recommendation must be directly emailed to the Fellowship Director, Iram Hasan (email@example.com) by November 6th, 2020.
For questions, you may reach out to Iram Hasan, or our current GRA Fellows, Howraa Alasker (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Nicolas James (email@example.com)
-The Patient Safety fellowship is a NEW 2-year rotational program in Atlanta, Georgia or Durham-Raleigh, North Carolina. The fellow will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally with UCB colleagues for exposure to global safety strategies. Please see our fellowship brochure for more information.
Interested candidates can submit their CV and letter of intent through the FellowMatch portal by November 6th, 2020. Please note, letters of recommendation must be directly emailed to the Fellowship Director, Catherine Wilputte (firstname.lastname@example.org) by November 6th, 2020.
For questions, you may reach out to Catherine Wilputte.
Rutgers Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowships (RPIF) - FIND Registration Open
September 7, 2020
The RPIF Program is an industry-based training program that partners with leading pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. Its annual Fellowship Information & Networking Day will be virtual this year! It will consist of 2 parts that will allow you to learn more about fellowship positions and to network with current fellows and program directors.
Here’s an overview of what to expect for SESSION 1 - September 24 @ 6-9PM EST:
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Register at: https://pharmafellows.rutgers.edu/about-find/