Learning & Development Committee (LDC)

FOR Medical Affairs Professionals. BY Medical Affairs Professionals.

The Learning & Development Committee (LDC) supports MAPS’ efforts to build a culture of continuous learning, underpinning MAPS’ aim to be the global standard bearer for professional development, improving individual competencies, expanding organizational capabilities, and becoming the eventual provider of the Medical Affairs profession. The LDC consists of three workstreams: Leadership & Competencies, L&D Organization, and MasterClass Training Program.

Tamas Koncz

Tamas Koncz

(Co-Chair)

CMO Inflammation & Immunology

Danie Du Plessis

Danie Du Plessis

(Co-Chair)

EVP, Medical Affairs

Shauna Aherne

Shauna Aherne

Executive VP

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David Barwick

David Barwick

Client Solutions Director

Deborah Braccia

Deborah Braccia

VP, North American Regional Medical Affairs Head

Alexander Von Faber

Alexander Von Faber

Head, PDMA Competency Development

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Travis Hege

Travis Hege

Chief Executive Officer

MA Leadership & Competencies Working Group

Driving the development of knowledge/competency-based capability content (e.g., eLearning modules) in areas such as business knowledge, evidence generation, scientific & technical and technological knowledge, customer engagement and scientific communications, and leadership & management.

Danie Du Plessis

Danie Du Plessis

(LDC Co-Chair)

EVP, Medical Affairs

David Barwick

David Barwick

Client Solutions Director

Deborah Braccia

Deborah Braccia

VP, North American Regional Medical Affairs Head

Alexander Von Faber

Alexander Von Faber

Head, PDMA Competency Development

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L&D Organization Working Group

Mapping of the MAPS capabilities framework according to Medical Affairs experience level, and identification of gaps in current MAPS programming (e.g., by experience level or MA function) to formalize a Medical Affairs curriculum. Outlining clear career paths for MA functions. Regular audit of existing content and resources.

Tamas Koncz

Tamas Koncz

(LDC Co-Chair)

CMO Inflammation & Immunology

Shauna Aherne

Shauna Aherne

Executive VP

MedEvoke
Charlotte Kremer

Charlotte Kremer

EVP and Head of Medical Affairs

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Jennifer Marshall

Jennifer Marshall

Director, Learning Excellence, Center of Medical Excellence

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Walter Sheloff

Walter Sheloff

Medical Affairs Academy Lead

MasterClass Training Program Working Group

Development – in conjunction with the Executive Program Committee as applicable – of the framework for MAPS MasterClass training programs (immersive, situational-based training programs at the intermediate/advanced level).

David Barwick

David Barwick

Client Solutions Director

Alexander Von Faber

Alexander Von Faber

Head, PDMA Competency Development

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Jeff Jordan

Jeff Jordan

Director, Office of Medical Professional Development

Eli Lilly
Geraint Morgan

Geraint Morgan

Medical Academy Director, Inflammation & Immunology, Global Medical Affairs

Emeline Oueda Cruz

Emeline Oueda Cruz

Global Medical Affairs Training Manager

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Wendy Wells

Wendy Wells

Global Medical Affairs Training Manager

Apellis Pharma

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