Medical Affairs Professional Society

MAPS is the premier non-profit global Medical Affairs organization FOR Medical Affairs professionals BY Medical Affairs professionals across all different levels of experience/specialty. Together with over 9,500 Medical Affairs members from 280+ companies globally, MAPS is transforming the Medical Affairs profession to increase its value to patients, HCPs, industry and society.

The Mission of Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs will be a strategic leader at the center of clinical development and commercialization efforts, addressing unmet patient, payer, policymaker, and provider needs that advance clinical practice and improve patient outcomes.

MAPS is proud to connect our industry members with Medical Affairs solutions via our Partner Circle Program. Search the Partner Circle Directory for ideas to support your team, department and organization.

Industry Partners include leading biopharma and MedTech companies who provide fundamental support for MAPS’ mission. Team members of IPP companies receive MAPS membership and access to MAPS training and educational materials.

MasterClass brings expert small-group training in topics including Launch Excellence, External Education, Medical Communications and Field Medical to cities in the U.S. and globally, or onsite to large and small companies across industry.

Featured Resources

Danie du Plessis Board Chair Featured
MAPS announces the election of Dr. Danie du Plessis as Chair of the MAPS Board of Directors. Du Plessis is currently Executive Vice-President (EVP) & Head of Medical Affairs at Kyowa Kirin International and is a senior pharmaceutical executive with 30 years’ experience.
This White Paper draws on the expertise of 10 senior Medical Affairs leaders across diverse global organizations to describe the role of Medical Affairs in ensuring the MedTech industry meets the challenges of high-quality evidence, objective measures, changes in the healthcare landscape, and more.
This White Paper provides a foundational understanding of insights management, including the definition and value of insights, processes and technologies for insights management, and key challenges in implementation.

Resources by Medical Affairs Function

MAPS resources and events are powered by more than 200 volunteers on 13 Focus Area Working Groups (FAWGs). Access MAPS articles, white papers, standards & guidance, eLearning courses, webinars, podcasts and more for the following Medical Affairs functions.

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