First Annual ACMA Pharma Summit for PharmD, MD and PhD Professionals

General Information

The 1st Annual ACMA Pharma Summit for PharmD, MD and PhD Professionals will be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event date is currently TBD given the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will be a one-day conference starting at 9:00am.

The Pharma Summit offers the opportunity for PhD, PharmD, and MD pharma industry professionals and fellows from the United States to present their research projects, network with peers and learn best practices for best preparing PhD, PharmD and MD professionals for a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

The conference offers an excellent opportunity for the current leaders within the profession to network with the future leaders.

  • This program is eligible for ACPE accreditation, see final activity announcement for details.
  • The attire for the meeting sessions is professional/business attire.

The NJPhA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Who Should Attend?

  • Any PhD, PharmD, or MD fellow or professional in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Fellows (PharmD, MD)
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Preceptors
  • Medical Affairs Professionals
  • Medical Science Liaisons
  • Faculty & Administration at Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Solutions Providers (Medical Affairs, Promotional Med Ed Agencies, Marketing agencies, etc..)

Why You Should Attend?

  • Learn about best practices for preparing PhD, MD, and PharmD professionals for careers in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Hear from your colleagues in pharma presenting their latest research
  • Network & expand your career options
  • Gain New Skills
  • Get Inspired-Spark new ideas & open up new opportunities for yourself
  • Promote Your brand, product or solution

Conference Schedule

Time Activity (Tentative)
8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast/Conference Registration
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome/Opening Remarks
9:15 am - 10:00 am Training Best Practices for MD, PharmD & PhD Professionals
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break/Networking Opportunity
10:30 am – 11:15 am Finding the right candidate: What to look for when hiring medical & scientific professionals in pharma?
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Fellowship Presentations
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch/Networking Break
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Engaging millennial pharma professionals: A new paradigm
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Communication & Soft Skills for MD, PharmD & PhD Professionals
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Fellowship Presentations
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break/Networking
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Academic Leaders Panel: Cultivating talent for the industry

Registration deadline is extended due to COVID-19

Conference Registration Form

Any attendee planning on obtaining continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit MUST provide his / her NABP eProlife ID and birthdate (MMDD) during registration. Under the requirements of the new CPE Monitor Project, no one may receive CPE credit without providing this information.

Registration Fee

Early bird registration is extended due to the COVID-19 virus. After early bird registration ends regular registration pricing will be $99.99.
Price: $ 39.99
Registration should be submitted for each person attending the conference (both fellows and preceptors) separately.
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