Partner Companies

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Website
777 Scudders Mill Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08536

Fellowship Duration

1 and 2 years

Fellowship Positions Available

One Year Fellowships

Regulatory Affairs: Advertising And Promotion

Two Year Fellowships

Business Insights & Analytics

Oncology Marketing

Cardiovascular Medical Affairs Capabilities

Cardiovascular Medical: Medical Strategy/Medical Science Liaison

Immunoscience Medical: Medical Information/Medical Science Liaison

Immunology Medical

Oncology Medical: Medical Information/Clinical Trial Operations/ Medical Science Liaison

Oncology Medical: Worldwide Medical Content/U.S. Medical Strategy

Worldwide & U.S. Medical Strategy: Immuno-Oncology

Health Economics And Outcomes Research

U.S. Medical Knowledge Management

Global Regulatory Sciences

Global Pharmacovigilance And Epidemiology

Market Access – Payer Marketing, Pricing, Reimbursement, & Federal Programs

Non-Recruiting Fellowships

Policy & Advocacy

Virology Medical: Medical Information/Medical Strategy

Company Information

ONE-YEAR FELLOWSHIP OFFERED 2017 - 2018

REGULATORY AFFAIRS: ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION

The Promotion Integrity group at Bristol-Myers Squibb provides strategic regulatory guidance within the company on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advertising and promotion regulations to support good business practices. The regulatory advice is provided to the marketing organization to ensure the highest level of ethics and integrity in the promotion of Bristol-Myers Squibb products. The group collaborates with a variety of functions including Marketing, Medical Affairs, Legal, Global Labeling, Managed Markets, and Global Regulatory, Safety, and Biometrics. The Fellow will be assigned to a primary therapeutic area. Key activities and learnings will include:

  • Gaining an understanding of and ensuring consistency between key federal regulations and Bristol-Myers Squibb policies
  • Analyzing the impact of FDA Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP) enforcement actions and assessing the regulatory implication to commercial activities
  • Assisting in the review of proposed promotional materials and programs created by Marketing, Sales, or Corporate Affairs and approving materials for submission to OPDP

Collaborating with matrix team members to develop marketing campaigns that meet regulatory requirements as well as commercial objectives

TWO-YEAR FELLOWSHIPS OFFERED 2017 – 2019

BUSINESS INSIGHTS & ANALYTICS

At BMS, the Business Insights & Analytics division enables bold, data-driven decisions for senior leaders. This joint 2-year fellowship is a unique opportunity to contribute to business performance assessments and competitive intelligence activities. Within the two-year fellowship program, the Fellow will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working in the Performance & Benchmarking team during Year 1 with a transition to the Competitive Intelligence team during Year 2.

Performance & Benchmarking delivers analytical insights on R&D business performance in the context of strategy, industry trends, and competitor performance. Competitive Intelligence informs and enables key decision making through accurate, relevant, and timely analysis of the competitive landscape. As a key member of each team, the Fellow will:

  • Perform analyses on BMS and competitor activities to support strategic decisions in the R&D, Medical, and Commercial organizations
  • Conduct quantitative industry- and company-level performance assessments to define operational benchmarks and address strategic questions
  • Engage in monitoring and analysis of pharmaceutical industry and market trends
  • Support competitive intelligence projects that address key business questions at the brand level
  • Develop and implement enterprise-level initiatives to improve and enhance competitive intelligence capabilities
  • Engage in opportunities with significant exposure to senior management and organizational impact

Each Fellow will develop an understanding of the workings of R&D, Medical and Commercial processes, as well as key performance trends and competitive issues faced by a major biopharmaceutical organization.

ONCOLOGY MARKETING

This 2 year fellowship offers the opportunity to join a growing and dynamic oncology organization that has a strong presence and continues to be at the forefront of bringing new and innovative cancer therapies to the market. Within the 2 year fellowship program, the Fellow will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience working within a critical field of marketing, a professional focus on the Health Care Provider. The Fellow will build core pharmaceutical marketing skills while collaborating with many different functional areas across the organization.

  • Support execution of oncology marketing plans focused on healthcare professionals
  • Integrate market research learnings and competitive insights to help shape brand planning and execution
  • Help to identify and address potential opportunities and challenges in the market
  • Leverage clinical insights to create impactful professional marketing plans to contribute to brand performance.
  • Manage agency partners and facilitate review of materials through the promotional review process in collaboration with medical, regulatory, and legal

CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICAL AFFAIRS CAPABILITIES

This 2-year Global/U.S. Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to support the development of worldwide cardiovascular medical/scientific communications, actively participate in the development of worldwide medical and brand tactics, and develop core competencies in the U.S. Medical organization. The Fellow will gain exposure and develop leadership skills by supporting and leading medical initiatives in collaboration with Worldwide and U.S. cross functional matrix teams (i.e. Field Medical, Worldwide Medical Publications, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Clinical Research, Competitive Intelligence, and Access).

Worldwide Medical/Scientific Communications and U.S. Medical Affairs

  • Gain hands on experience with the development, execution and strategic alignment of worldwide medical/scientific communications (core decks, Q&As, standard responses, etc) and medical publications (manuscripts, abstracts, posters, oral presentations, etc)
  • Develop business acumen and project management skills by partnering with internal and external stakeholders, as well as working with agencies, supporting the development of worldwide medical/scientific communications and publications
  • Actively participate in development and execution of cardiovascular medical and brand tactics including advisory board planning and execution, Thought Leader engagements, development of educational materials, internal medical training, and data dissemination (i.e., scientific abstracts, manuscripts,  congresses)
  • Maintain a comprehensive product response database, as well as a compendium of key product data for managed care, hospital, and Medicaid formulary committees
  • Develop verbal communication skills via customer facing activities through: presence at medical information booths at national medical/professional conferences; interaction with Medical Science Liaisons to identify key product issues and unmet medical needs.
  • Actively participate in the medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials with matrix team members (e.g., Marketing, Legal, and Regulatory)

CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICAL: MEDICAL STRATEGY/MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

This 2-year Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to develop experiences in a strategic in-house and field medical experience. The Fellow will acquire cardiovascular disease state knowledge and master data regarding the cardiovascular product portfolio and corresponding competitors. In addition, the Fellow will work on high priority project work streams and initiatives aligned with the Medical Plan to deliver impactful HCP interactions. The Fellow will develop leadership and communication skills through collaboration across the US Medical matrix teams and other key partners. Key activities and learnings will include:

MEDICAL STRATEGY

  • Participate in the US Medical matrix team to support strategic planning based on the unmet medical needs from the perspectives of patients, providers, and payers
  • Support the execution of the Medical Strategy tactical plan by working across matrix teams (Marketing, Field Medical, Independent Medical Education, Advocacy, Clinical Development, Legal and Regulatory) as well as with alliance partners
  • Assist with the review of Investigator-Sponsored Research and Independent Medical Education proposals
  • Develop medical training materials for sales representatives and deliver medical presentations at sales training sessions
  • Lead the execution of National and International Congress planning activities to help shape the Medical Plan

MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

  • Support field medical alignment, access projects, clinical trial involvement, and special projects in support of MSL initiatives
  • Engage thought leaders in scientific discussions during field-based activities with CV MSLs
  • Assess/identify gaps in MSL resources and collaborate with medical strategy on the development of MSL scientific resources
  • Collaborate with medical strategy and field matrix teams to assist in development and implementation of field medical priorities
  • Facilitate discussion and identification of insights from the field and various matrix teams to determine unmet medical needs and competitive intelligence insights

IMMUNOSCIENCE MEDICAL: MEDICAL INFORMATION/MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

The Medical Information (MI)/Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Fellowship position will provide a novel 2-year experience for individuals interested in developing core competencies in MI and MSL roles. Fellows will obtain product and therapeutic expertise in the Immunoscience franchise to disseminate information through in-house and field-based interactions with medical professionals across healthcare sectors. Through daily activities and special projects individuals will develop a deeper understanding of Medical Affairs; interact and collaborate with global colleagues; comprehend how medical professionals work in cross-functional teams; enhance project planning and leadership skills; learn how to conduct a business project; build mentoring skills.

Medical Information: 

  • As a member of the Medical Contact team, collaborate with cross-functional teams to innovate medical information service delivery through various channels
  • Develop leadership skills through serving as key contributor on information delivery initiatives
  • Critically analyze the medical literature to develop medical information content to respond to global medical inquiries
  • Develop oral and written communications skills through presentation of research project results to both internal and external audiences
  • Assist with medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials
  • Attend key national meetings (Drug Information Association) on drug information and present a research poster
  • Potentially gain global experience

Medical Science Liaison: 

  • Serve as key contributor for field medical planning, alignment activities, cross-matrix payer initiatives, and life-cycle management projects
  • Collaborate with home office and field matrix teams to assist in development and implementation of field medical priorities
  • Develop MSL training materials and medical resources in collaboration with Medical Strategy
  • Prepare team communications, field insight summaries, and executive presentations
  • Complete all MSL trainings and assessments. Accompany MSLs on field rides to gain an understanding of diverse interactions with thought leaders
  • Participate in Field Medical activities at Immunoscience conferences and BMS national meetings

IMMUNOLOGY MEDICAL

This 2-year Fellowship provides an opportunity to experience three distinct, but complementary, functional areas within Medical Affairs. The successful candidate will be able to utilize a broad application of clinical and operational skills within a BioPharma environment. The Fellow will support key activities in the following areas:

IMMUNOSCIENCE MEDICAL INFORMATION

  • Develop scientifically accurate and fair-balanced medical responses to unsolicited medical information inquiries from health care professionals utilizing advanced medical information systems
  • Participate in medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials in collaboration with Legal, Regulatory, and Marketing teams

IMMUNOSCIENCE MEDICAL STRATEGY

  • Participate in the US Medical matrix team to support strategic planning based on the unmet medical needs from the perspectives of patients, providers, and payers
  • Support the execution of the Medical Strategy tactical plan by collaborating with the broader matrix team (Field Medical, Medical Information, Independent Medical Education, Sales, Marketing, Outcomes Research, Promotion Integrity, Legal, and Global Pharmacovigilance & Epidemiology)
  • Provide strategic medical support for advisory board content and Medical Science Liaison resources and training

IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Lead the development and execution of comprehensive and globally aligned publication plans ( e.g. manuscripts, abstracts, posters, oral presentations) to ensure clear scientific communication of Bristol-Myers Squibb data that informs medical practice
  • Collaborate with authors and agencies to develop publications according to Good Publication Practices and identify opportunities for innovative publication practices

ONCOLOGY MEDICAL: MEDICAL INFORMATION/CLINICAL TRIAL OPERATIONS/ MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

This 2-year Fellowship provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of the functional areas of Medical Information, Clinical Trial Operations, and Medical Science Liaison (MSL). Fellows will acquire disease state knowledge and master data regarding Bristol-Myers Squibb and competitor oncology product portfolios. Fellows will also collaborate and network with cross-functional teams from multiple brands (e.g. Legal/Regulatory, Marketing, and Home Office Medical). Fellows have the opportunity to gain enhanced experiences through elective rotations in other departments and leadership of special projects.

MEDICAL INFORMATION

  • Function as a medical information specialist by applying clinical pharmacy knowledge to ensure accurate communication of Bristol-Myers Squibb product information
  • Enhance medical writing skills by developing fair and scientifically-balanced responses to medical inquiries and participate in medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials

CLINICAL TRIAL OPERATIONS

  • Function as a Clinical Trial Manager of Investigator-Sponsored Research (ISR) across study venues (Academic, Networks, Cooperative Practices), from study development (i.e. protocol/ regulatory/budget/contract/drug supply) through study closure (i.e. publication/ study report)
  • Collaborate and interact with various brand medical and matrix team members, including MSLs during trial management and interfacing with investigators on an ongoing basis

MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

  • Participate in weekly virtual Field Medical meetings (regional calls, journal clubs, and national meetings) and shadow MSLs on a monthly basis while interacting with Thought Leaders and Healthcare Professionals. Fellows will also have the opportunity to shadow Health System Liaisons (HSLs)
  • Work directly on headquarter based field medical projects during a two month rotation, and attend 1-2 key Bristol-Myers Squibb meetings (i.e. National Oncology Meetings, Medical Congresses, Continuing Medical Education, and MSL training) during the 2-year Fellowship

ONCOLOGY MEDICAL: WORLDWIDE MEDICAL CONTENT/U.S. MEDICAL STRATEGY

This 2-year Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to support the development of Worldwide Oncology Medical content and actively participate in the planning and execution of U.S. Immuno-Oncology Franchise Medical launch tactics. The Fellow will develop leadership skills by supporting and leading Medical initiatives in collaboration with the Worldwide and U.S. cross functional matrix teams (i.e., Medical Information, Field Medical, Worldwide Medical Publications, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Clinical Research, Clinical Operations, Regulatory, Marketing, Competitive Intelligence, and Access).

WORLDWIDE MEDICAL CONTENT

  • Gain hands on experience with the development, execution, and strategic alignment of worldwide medical communications and content (medical core deck, Q&As, standard responses, etc.).
  • Collaborate closely with the oncology medical colleagues and assist in the development of communications and delivery of educational content.
  • Transfer knowledge and share learnings across functional areas and leverage medical information content and educational platforms across worldwide and key markets.
  • Develop project management skills by partnering with internal and external stakeholders as well as working with agencies supporting worldwide medical content development.

U.S. MEDICAL STRATEGY

  • Facilitate development of U.S. Immuno-Oncology (I-O) portfolio launch execution strategies and tactics through Medical and Marketing cross-functional team collaboration.
  • Actively participate in development and execution of Immuno-Oncology brand launch tactics and coordination and optimization of U.S. Franchise Medical capabilities including launch readiness plans, medical conference activities, advisory board planning and execution, Thought Leader identification and engagements, and external I-O educational resource development.
  • Engage with U.S. Thought Leaders in scientific exchange via advisory boards, development of educational materials, and congresses.

WORLDWIDE & U.S. MEDICAL STRATEGY: IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY

Medical Strategy is where scientific and clinical knowledge meets strategic application. This 2-year Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to support the development and execution of Worldwide and U.S. Oncology Medical Strategy and other medical activities in the emerging field of Immuno-Oncology (I-O). During the first year in Worldwide Medical Strategy, the Fellow will focus on developing the worldwide strategy for new I-O indications in a wide array of tumor types through collaborative efforts with BMS regional offices around the world. During the second year in U.S. Medical Strategy, the Fellow will be on the Franchise Medical team where the focus will be on developing and executing the U.S. strategy for the successful launch and continued support of I-O indications. The Fellow will gain exposure and develop leadership skills by supporting and leading medical initiatives in collaboration with the Worldwide and U.S. cross functional matrix teams (i.e., Medical Information, Field Medical, Medical Publications, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Clinical Research, Clinical Operations, Regulatory, Marketing, Competitive Intelligence, and Access).

WORLDWIDE MEDICAL STRATEGY

  • As a core member of a cross functional, multi-regional (i.e., U.S., E.U., Asia-Pacific) Worldwide Medical matrix team, the fellow will provide input into global strategic planning of pan-tumor life cycle management within the Immuno-Oncology franchise and execution of medical deliverables (i.e., internal training materials, medical publications, and congress resources)
  • Actively support the Medical Publication and Data Communication Plan by collaborating with the team responsible for identification of data gaps and development of medical publications (i.e., congress abstracts, posters, symposia, review articles, primary manuscripts, and secondary manuscripts)
  • Engage with external Thought Leaders in scientific exchange via advisory boards, investigator meetings, publication planning, and congresses

U.S. MEDICAL STRATEGY

  • Facilitate development of US Immuno-Oncology (I-O) portfolio franchise execution strategies and tactics through Medical and Marketing cross-functional team collaboration
  • Actively participate in development and execution of Immuno-Oncology brand franchise tactics and coordination and optimization of US Franchise Medical capabilities including launch readiness plans, medical conference activities, advisory board planning and execution, Thought Leader identification and engagements, internal medical training and external I-O educational resource development
  • Engage with U.S. Thought Leaders in scientific exchange via advisory boards, development of educational materials, and congresses

HEALTH ECONOMICS AND OUTCOMES RESEARCH

This 2-year Fellowship will prepare talented individuals with a strong interest in pursuing a Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) career in the biopharmaceutical industry. As the US healthcare system evolves to focus on improving outcomes while reducing costs, healthcare payers and decision makers are keen on understanding the value of medicines. HEOR data is uniquely positioned to demonstrate value and guide decision making. The US HEOR team generates economic and comparative effectiveness evidence to ensure access to BMS medicines. The fellow will work alongside experienced preceptors to conduct research projects as well as communicate the value of BMS medicines to various healthcare stakeholders such as payers, providers and patients. Additionally, the fellow will be an essential part of well-integrated matrix team in multiple therapeutic areas including Oncology and Cardiovascular, and will collaborate with a variety of internal partners (i.e, medical, commercial, market access and policy & advocacy). During this program, the fellow will:

  • Gain a diverse experience with the methods and practices of health economics and outcomes research
  • Contribute to the generation of HEOR scientific value evidence used by healthcare decision makers
  • Lead projects that will be used to communicate real-world data with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with matrix teams to ensure understanding of HEOR studies that further the brand strategy
  • Learn how HEOR contributes to and is impacted by the wider healthcare quality, performance measure, and health policy environment in the US
  • Establish a foundation of knowledge in research methods and statistics with formal coursework through the Rutgers University School of Public Health

U.S. MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

The US Medical Knowledge Management organization ensures an integrated approach in providing personalized scientific information to patients, healthcare providers, payers, and stakeholders. The fellow will be able to aid the Knowledge Management team in executing effective launches and ensuring the safe and appropriate use of our medicines. This fellowship will provide a rotational experience in three key groups within Knowledge Management:

ACCESS MEDICAL INFORMATION

  • Analyze and interpret scientific data to develop responses to unsolicited medical information inquiries related to access
  • Evaluate and write medical information content in various formats (ie. formulary dossiers, medical information letters, slide presentations, compendia submissions, etc.) to appropriately communicate with customers such as payer organizations, access influencers, PBMs, specialty pharmacies, and guideline bodies
  • Participate in medical review of promotional materials intended for the payer environment, ensuring appropriate use of data and team compliance

INDEPENDENT MEDICAL INFORMATION

  • Develop an understanding of the internal and external Regulatory and Legal environments that impact Medical Education activities
  • Create and lead the IME request for education (RFE) process for a designated disease area(s) of focus (strategy development)
  • Perform medical review and analysis of IME grant proposals and provide recommendations to the IME Review Committee (tactical follow through on strategy)
  • Analyze outcomes data from supported medical education activities, generate quarterly reports, and communicate to the medical matrix teams for designated disease area(s) of focus.

RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY & EXECUTION

  • Contribute to the development of Risk Management strategy at the global level
  • Adapt the global strategy to the US business
  • Support execution of all benefit -risk communications (e.g. REMS, safety education, HCP letters)
  • Collaborate across the different organizations in the US (therapeutic area teams in US Medical, Commercial, Legal and Regulatory), Oncology & Specialty Development and Pharmacovigilance

GLOBAL REGULATORY SCIENCES

This 2-year Fellowship provides the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of Global Regulatory sciences and its role in the drug development process. The Fellow will be exposed to different products Across therapeutic areas at various stages of development and learn differences and commonalities of key Regulatory Agencies such as FDA and EMA. An optional rotation in Global Pharmacovigilance & Epidemiology, Chemical, Manufacturing & Controls, Global Dossier Management, Global Scientific & Regulatory Documentation, or Global Biometrics will allow more in-depth experience in one of these areas. During this program, the Fellow will:

  • Participate in the development of global regulatory strategies supporting development, approval, and maintenance of drugs and biologics
  • Contribute to identification and assessment of regulatory risks and their mitigation
  • Participate in planning and preparing Health Authority (HA) interactions and assessing impact of HA feedback on an asset’s development plan
  • Contribute to responses to Health Authority Inquiries
  • Draft submission documents
  • Work with matrix team members (R&D and Non-R&D) to identify solutions that meet regulatory requirements as well as commercial objectives
  • Work with Global Policy team on reviewing special topics

 

MARKET ACCESS - PAYER MARKETING, PRICING, REIMBURSEMENT, AND FEDERAL PROGRAMS

This 2 year fellowship offers the opportunity to join a rapidly evolving access organization that is an industry leader in ensuring patient and provider access to therapy. Within the 2 year fellowship program, the Fellow will have the opportunity to gain in depth experience working in multiple components of the organization. Through these rotations the Fellow will build core foundational marketing skills, develop an in-depth understanding of payers and provider reimbursement, and understand the important role of public policy and advocacy on the healthcare environment. Fellowship rotations may include:

PAYER MARKETING

  • Contribute to the brand payer strategy by evaluating payer management trends, emerging access influencers, and the evolving competitive landscape.
  • Interact with medical strategy, health economics and outcomes research, and market research to develop payer value proposition.
  • Develop promotional materials to communicate the value of our products to managed care organizations and train field-based account executives on appropriate delivery.

PRICING & CONTRACTING

  • Understand challenges and business drivers across multiple channels including Payers, Integrated Delivery Networks, Group Purchasing Organizations, and Pathway organizations.
  • Use analytical skills to quantify and evaluate the impact of various contracting approaches which could be employed in a complex marketplace.
  • Gain experience in negotiating, executing, and implementing contracts to a variety of healthcare stakeholders.

FEDERAL PAYMENT

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of State and Federal payment programs such as Medicaid, State Exchanges, and Medicare Part D.
  • Work with the Brand Payer matrix to develop strategies based on the impact of government channels on each business.
  • Analyze existing and proposed legislation to assess the potential impact on the company’s existing business and R&D pipeline.

CHANNEL & PATIENT SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Evaluate the evolving healthcare landscape to assess the implications for provider reimbursement and patient affordability.
  • Assess the importance of various services to BMS customers including field support, web-based tools, and call centers.
  • Create materials, including both traditional and digital content, to communicate the proper billing and coding for infusible products.

GLOBAL PHARMACOVIGILANCE AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

This 2-year fellowship provides the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of Global Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology (GPV&E) and its role in patient safety throughout a product’s lifecycle. The Fellow will have hands on experience in different functional areas within the department to understand the multifaceted science of pharmacovigilance. He/ She will also have opportunities to collaborate with other departments within the company. Along with hands on experience within GPV&E, the Fellow may also opt to rotate outside of GPV&E in areas such as Global Regulatory (e.g. Strategy and Operations including Global Labeling), Medical Affairs (e.g. Risk Management Strategy & Execution) or Chemical, Manufacturing & Controls to provide a more in-depth experience in one of these areas.

During this program, the Fellow will:

  • Understand global pharmacovigilance reporting requirements for both individual case safety reports and aggregate reports for pre and post marketed products
  • Develop the ability to think strategically with a global pharmacovigilance and regulatory perspective while complying with health authority regulations and guidelines
  • Connect with colleagues in regulatory affairs, global labeling, medical affairs, and clinical development to interpret safety data to perform benefit risk assessments
  • Enhance his or her ability to critically evaluate and apply his or her pharmacotherapeutic knowledge to present safety data in a clear and concise manner while using medical writing skills in regulatory documents and presentation skills during surveillance team meetings
  • Participate in planning and preparing strategic regulatory aggregate reports (e.g. Risk Management Plan, Periodic Benefit-Risk Evaluation Report, Product Label Updates) and evaluate health authority feedback
  • Practice safety surveillance and signal detection for products across therapeutic areas

NON-RECRUITING FELLOWSHIPS

POLICY & ADVOCACY

The Policy and Advocacy Fellowship provides opportunities to work within both Global Policy, Advocacy & Government Affairs and U.S. Oncology Advocacy. The fellow will gain experience working across a matrix team (marketing, medical, market access and public affairs) to gather patient and provider insights, build relationships with relevant third party organizations, and develop advocacy plans that optimize access to high quality cancer care for patients. During this time of continued reform and evolution of the U.S. healthcare system, the Fellow will develop a deep understanding of how healthcare policies are developed and implemented within the US, and how they impact patients, providers, payers, Bristol-Myers Squibb and the biopharmaceutical industry. The Fellow will interact and collaborate with stakeholders across Bristol-Myers Squibb and gain experience in working with patient advocacy organizations, policy stakeholders and other organizations that contribute to the policymaking process while also evaluating opportunities for Bristol-Myers Squibb that are unique to establishing strategic alliances. In addition, the Fellow will be responsible for researching public policy issues relating to oncology and other therapeutic areas and helping to develop relevant company positions.

POLICY

  • Evaluate U.S. healthcare policy proposals and develop related policy analysis to help support policy position development
  • Support Bristol-Myers Squibb participation in pharmaceutical industry trade organizations and other stakeholder efforts on priority public policy issues, including those that affect patient access to innovative medicines, through policy research and other policy analysis
  • Develop an appreciation and understanding of how public policy issues impact the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare delivery system

ADVOCACY

  • Develop, execute, and monitor strategic national and state advocacy plans
  • Collaborate across matrix teams (market access, payer marketing, medical strategy, and commercial teams) to develop and execute advocacy initiatives
  • Support market access field teams through tool development and national advocacy support

VIROLOGY MEDICAL: MEDICAL INFORMATION/MEDICAL STRATEGY

MEDICAL INFORMATION

  • Participate in the medical review of promotional, non-promotional and educational materials in collaboration with Legal, Regulatory, Marketing and Medical Strategy teams
  • Develop and provide fair and scientifically balanced verbal and written responses regarding hepatitis C disease state and product information to unsolicited medical inquiries, while working within advanced information systems
  • Provide staffing support for Medical Information congress booths to address unsolicited medical inquiries
  • Analyze medical inquiry trends and insights related to hepatitis C and create and present reports to Medical Matrix team and internal stakeholders
  • Deliver medical information training for field medical and sales representatives

MEDICAL STRATEGY

  • Develop and execute tactics supporting Virology brands in close collaboration with the Commercial team, including advisory board content, scientific conference coverage, sales force resources and training, and strategic review of marketing materials
  • Drive the Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellows Research Training Program to support new investigators in clinical research by coordinating the application and internal review process
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategic post-marketing and investigator initiated studies with a focus on publication support
  • Participate in a longitudinal HIV clinical component focusing on direct patient care to develop clinical skills in an outpatient setting

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