The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) plays a crucial role in Medical Affairs, being part of an exclusive field-based team of medical scientific experts that partner with national, regional, and local key opinion leaders (KOLs). Thus, the MSL has significant responsibility and is expected to provide in-depth scientific, clinical and educational support to KOLs, as well as to internal clinical, sales and marketing teams. In addition, the MSL provides scientific insights back to Medical Affairs management.
This specific MSL position should be based in an area that complements the existing team. Possible sites are to be determined.
- Build and maintain solid and credible relationships with the medical community on company behalf in both Academic and Community settings, especially in Gastroenterology.
- Provide support to KOLs regarding products that have a REMS in place.
- Follow all applicable policies and procedures related to MSLs. This includes, but is not limited to the
- U.S. Policy on Medical Science Liaisons,
- U.S. Policy on Professional Information Requests
- U.S. Policy on Use of Off-Label Reprints
- U.S. Policy on Product Promotion
- U.S. Policy on Clinical Trials
- U.S. Policy on Fee-For-Service Arrangements with U.S. Healthcare Professionals or Related Institutions and Organizations
- S.O.P. on the Submission, Approval and Administration of Fee-For-Service Arrangements
- Corporate Integrity Agreement
- Provide KOL insights and observations to the medical affairs organization on a timely basis.
- Help to ensure that KOL speakers have access to company data.
- Participate in coordinating and conducting peer-to-peer interactions and medical presentations.
- Be well versed in the current therapeutic areas in which company specializes.
- Where appropriate, provide overall medical / scientific support through the dissemination of on-label educational, scientific, and clinical information on diseases and its treatment, for training purposes only.
- Develop relationships with local thought leaders (physicians, pharmacists and nurses) whose opinions and treatment regimens influence the practice of their colleagues.
- Identify unsolicited requests for investigator-initiated research.
In response to appropriate requests, disseminate to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals state-of-the-art on-label research and medical concepts related to the treatment and management of diseases of interest to the company