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Medical Science Liaison Career

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Medical Science Liaison

A Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a healthcare consulting specialist who is employed by healthcare companies in order to better convey complex medical ideas coupled with business prospects. They function as a link between a the healthcare organization and the medical fraternity. They also help disseminate significant medical information to the general public. As corporations start making massive financial commitments in getting new treatments to the market, Medical Science Liaisons are the most effective way of providing information about these treatments and creating awareness within the consumer market. MSL can be considered to be a spokesperson and an instructor with a touch of clinician and sales person blended in. A Medical Science Liaison travels very frequently, mainly to hospitals, medical offices and doctors.

Some common responsibilities of Medical Science Liaison are to:
  • Collect facts about new research and clinical trials
  • Train the company's product teams
  • Play a role in the development cycle of each new treatment
  • Coordinate and carry out medical education and training courses for doctors, advisory boards, key stakeholders and other health professionals to increase product knowledge
  • Develop working relationships with key opinion leaders, researchers, companies and other professional bodies

Competencies & Skills:

- Good communication skills that include verbal, written and presentation skills
- Good project management skills
- Good time management skills
- Good understanding of corporate culture
- Strong marketing skills
- Proactive
- Ability to think 'Out-of-the-box'


- Advanced Science degree such as MD, PhD, PharmD etc
- PG Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine or Clinical Research is recommended
- Some experience in Medical Affairs

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