Field Medical

Focus Area Working Group

The strategic mission and objectives of the Medical Affairs Professional Society Field Medical Focus Area Working Group are to create a community that advances our role as field medical professionals to promote the growth of Medical Affairs Professionals worldwide; to develop our field medical community within MAPS to become the premier global destination of choice for field medical MA Professionals; and to catalyze our individual personal leadership development and professional career advancement. 

Activities: 

We will organize workshops relevant for field medical for MAPS meetings in the North America, APAC (Asia Pacific – China/Japan), and EMEA (Europe, Middle-East, Asia) regions. We develop original content for webinars, podcasts, eLearning courses and white papers. In addition, the working group will periodically contribute cogent and timely content on the practice of field medical for the MAPS publication, Elevate magazine. Most importantly, we will provide a supportive resource for all field medical Medical Affairs Professionals. 

Strategic Objectives

#1 Metrics/KPIs: Provide guidance on appropriate metrics and KPIs for field medical

#2 Advancing Field Based Medical Skills: Enrich MSL and MSL manager professional development by enhancing skills that will enable field medical to have greater impact with the HCPs and patients that they engage

#3 Future of the MSL Role: Define the value and communicating the future role of field medical to internal/external stakeholders

#4 Navigating Tools and Systems: Identify and leverage tools, data, and systems to enable field medical in their role of scientific exchange and delivery of key data that ultimately improves patient outcomes

#5 Talent Management: Assess and define strategies to obtain and retain field talent and leadership

Latest Podcast Episode

Description: Identify potential areas for compliant collaboration by MSLs with key internal partnersModerator: Kathryn Gann, Independent ConsultantInterviewer: Ralph Rewers, National MSL Director, Anti-Infectives/HCV/Virology, AbbVieGuest: Shontelle Dodson, PharmD, Sr. VP of Health Systems, Astellas Pharmaceuticals

Members

Donna Holder

Donna Holder

Senior Director, Global MSL Excellence

Co-Lead

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Ralph Rewers

Ralph Rewers

Senior Director, Head Global MSL Excellence – Oncology

Co-Lead

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Kate Bradford

Kate Bradford

Medical Affairs Consultant
Matthew Britland

Matthew Britland

Senior Medical Manager - Immuno-Oncology
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Deborah Crawford

Deborah Crawford

Director, Headache MSL Team
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Wendy Fraser

Wendy Fraser

Executive Director, Global Field Medical Center of Excellence & Scientific Training
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Kathryn Gann

Kathryn Gann

Independent
Suzanne Giordano

Suzanne Giordano

Head, Field Medical
Eleonora Goldberg

Eleonora Goldberg

Robert Groebel

Robert Groebel

Vice President - Global Medical Strategy

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Timothy Hylan

Timothy Hylan

Lead, Internal Medicine Field Medical Director Group
Yasushi Ikeda

Yasushi Ikeda

Vice President, Medical Science Liaison - MA Japan
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Kumaran Krishnan

Kumaran Krishnan

Director, MedEx & MedInfo
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Lori Mouser

Lori Mouser

Global Head, Medical Customer Engagement
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Nancy Ortiz

Nancy Ortiz

Exec Director, Global Medical Affairs & Field Medical
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Michelle Powell

Michelle Powell

Dir Field Medical Excellence
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Mark Rees-Saunders

Mark Rees-Saunders

Director External Engagement Centre of Excellence
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Karen Shopmyer

Karen Shopmyer

National Account Director - Medical
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Irma Saliu

Irma Saliu

National Director, CNS Medical Science Liaisons
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Paul Theron

Paul Theron

Medical Director
Robin Winter-Sperry

Robin Winter-Sperry

Global Field Medical Lead
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A Q&A with David Williams, Chief Medical Officer, VISFO
Since its publication in the journal of Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science in July, the article "Promoting Best Practices for Medical Science Liaisons Position Statement from the APPA, IFAPP, MAPS and MSLS," has been read more than 4000 times. This article presents highlights from a recent MAPS webinar with the paper's authors, focusing on further defining the role and best practices for Medical Science Liaisons.
Field Medical External Stakeholders: Partnering for Today and Tomorrow. Episode 1 - Medical Communication Agencies
This MAPS podcast details potential areas for compliant collaboration by MSLs with key external partners.
Transitioning to Hybrid with an Optimal Content Management Strategy
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