21st Annual Workshop on Medical Communications: Defining the Future of Medical Communications

Date(s) And Time(s):
Mar 14 2010 8:00AM - Mar 17 2010 5:00PM

JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
5402 E. Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Interest Area(s):
Medical Communications, Medical Writing, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research


Nine exciting, interactive breakout sessions on topics essential to medical information, medical liaisons, and contact centers

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

· Demonstrate core competencies in industry-based drug information practice for both field-based and headquarter-based; verbal and written responses; provision of on-label and off-label information; medical and scientific literature evaluation; regulatory and legal applications; and scientific balance versus fair balance

· Discuss important and recent developments regarding health care reform and regulatory guidance related to medical communications

· Recognize medical communications involvement in job functions such as promotional review, REMS, training, compliance, and referencing

· Assess the current landscape for field-based medical communications, and identify ways to enhance their ability to interact with academicians

· Discuss the do’s and don’ts of dissemination of off-label information

· Identify obstacles and opportunities on the horizon for medical communications, and potential ways to benefit from both

Target Audience:

Professionals who work in the following areas:

· Medical communications

· Medical liaisons

· Medical information

· Medical call center environment

· Industry, academia, and government

Contact Information:


Contact JoAnn Boileau, Program Manager, Phone +1.215.442.6175, Fax +1.215.442.6199, or email JoAnn.Boileau@diahome.org