PharmD Fellowships

Biogen Idec and MCPHS Pharm. D. Fellowship Programs

Find out more: Read our Fellowship Brochure.

Biogen Idec, in collaboration with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS), offers three unique fellowship programs to promote the role of the Doctor of Pharmacy within the biopharmaceutical industry:

Fellows will gain extensive experience through various practical activities in both industry and academia settings, which will enhance the potential for accelerated career development.

 

Regulatory Affairs/ Safety Benefit-Risk Management

Global Medical Affairs

Regulatory Affairs-Advertising, Labeling, and Promotion

Program Duration

2 years

2 years

2 years

Rotations

Regulatory Affairs
10 months

Elective
4 months

Safety & Benefit-Risk Management
10 months

Functional Group Rotations within Medical Affairs
12 months

Core Functional Rotation within Medical Affairs
12 months

Regulatory-ALP
9 months

Marketing
6 months

Elective
3 months

Regulatory-ALP
6 months

Number of positions

2

1

1

Start Date

July 1

July 1

July 1


 For more information please contact specific programs at:

 

About Biogen Idec

A Biotechnology Pioneer

Biogen Idec is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers medicines to improve the lives of patients. As a company, Biogen Idec recognizes that cutting-edge science and medicines can address unmet patient needs to change the course of devastating diseases.

Founded in 1978, Biogen Idec is the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our industry-leading multiple sclerosis (MS) products. We have one of the strongest late-stage pipelines in the industry. In the coming years, we’re working hard to bring new therapies to market for patients with MS, hemophilia, and others.

With more than 6,000 employees, Biogen Idec is a truly global organization – generating revenue of more than $5.5 billion worldwide in 2012. In addition to our headquarters and our research operations in Cambridge, MA, we have a world-class manufacturing facility in North Carolina and offices in Weston, MA, Canada, Australia, Japan and throughout Europe. We also have a direct commercial presence in 30 markets, including Brazil, China and India, and a network of distribution partners in more than 60 additional countries.

About MCPHS

MCPHS University (MCPHS) provides an academic environment to guide and support fellows toward a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry. As a private institution with a history of specialization in health sciences, MCPHS offers programs that embody scholarship, professional service and community outreach.

Through MCPHS, the fellow will have the opportunity to gain teaching and research experience in an academic setting. MCPHS faculty and company program leaders mentor fellows according to their scholarly and professional interests throughout the two year program.

As an adjunct assistant professor at MCPHS, the fellow will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop, coordinate, and teach courses
  • Co-precept pharmacy students on advanced experiential rotations
  • Create and publish scholarly research and/or review articles
  • Present research at scientific and clinical meetings
  • Participate in professional development seminars with other fellows and residents from MCPHS affiliated programs