Interview with Nicole Fredrickson Talent Acquisition and Branding Analyst at Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

The Medical Science Liaison Society Career Center team, recently interviewed Nicole Fredrickson. She joined Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and is working in Otsuka’s Talent Acquisition team to create new initiatives and programs to find top talent that will “learn, grow, dance, leap, and soar” in our unique culture as she put it. MSLS: Why is this position

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Three Steps to Strengthening Medical-Commercial Collaboration

Robert Groebel Customer engagement and selling models in life sciences are changing, driven by the move to more specialized medicines and the rise of digital channels. Increasingly, key healthcare stakeholders are interacting with both medical and commercial teams across multiple platforms – and too often, receiving a disjointed experience. Now more than ever, we need

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Are Medical Science Liaisons receiving adequate onboard training?

The Medical Science Liaison Society is conducting the first global survey on onboarding and ongoing training for MSLs. We are conducting this to gain insights into what current training programs are offered to MSLs across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, and other healthcare companies. A recent report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

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Study Reveals Gender Pay Gaps Differences among Medical Science Liaisons and MSL Management

Gender pay gaps have been studied among Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) and MSL Management for the first time. Although gender pay gaps have not been the particular subject of study within the MSL profession, they have been investigated in numerous other professions within healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry as a whole, including medical practitioners, biotech,

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Average salary for Medical Science Liaisons and MSL Management in the U.S.

The Medical Science Liaison Society recently completed its 2nd annual global Medical Science Liaison salary and compensation survey. The 2015 survey revealed a range of salary-related data in the U. S. The principal drive behind the survey was to gain a better awareness of the current MSL and MSL Management salary and compensation levels for individuals

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Interview with Dr. Samuel Dyer, Founder and CEO, Medical Science Liaison Society

Dr. Samuel Dyer is the founder and CEO of the Medical Science Liaison Society (MSL Society), the only non-profit organization dedicated to the global Medical Science Liaison profession.  He received his PhD in Health Sciences from Touro University and went to Medical School in Chicago after which he worked in Medial Affairs at leading pharmaceutical

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RESULTS: 2015 Global Medical Science Liaison Salary & Compensation Survey

The 2015 results are in for what MSLs are actually paid… Thanks to all those who participated in the 2015 MSL Salary & Compensation Survey conducted by the MSL Society. We had 1,259 MSLs and managers from 69 countries participate! It was an awesome response and we gained insights into current global MSL salary and compensation levels

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Results of Global Medical Science Liaison KPI & Metrics Survey

The Medical Science Liaison Society recently conducted a global survey to gain insights into what KPI’s and metrics are used to measure Medical Science Liaisons across pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and other healthcare companies. What made this survey unique was that in addition to discovering what KPI’s are being used, we also identified how MSLs want to

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