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Provided by NetworkPharma for MSD Skills, this two-hour panel discussion with representatives from medical communications agencies is suitable for MSD postgraduate researchers interested in careers in medical communications.


This panel discussion is designed to enable MSD postgraduate researchers who are already interested in careers in medical communications to find out more from representatives from several leading medical communications agencies. Names of the agencies are listed below.

And Eleanor Steel, aka The MedComms Mentor - see

Avalere Health - see

Helios Global Group - see

IPG Health Medical Communications - see



It will be facilitated by Peter Llewellyn from NetworkPharma, and at the end of the panel discussion, you have the option of being placed in a breakout room for a more in-depth discussion with a representative from one of the agencies.

Please note that it is not an introductory workshop explaining careers in medical communications. If you wish to find out more before deciding to sign up for the session, please take a look at the following resources –, and


On this course you will:

  • Learn from those working within the industry
  • Gain perspectives from a range of medical communications agencies
  • Be able to ask questions relating to your medical communications career interests
  • Refine your medical communications career goals




It is now a requirement that you complete the three short questions in the survey you receive after attending the course. Once you have submitted the survey, you will be sent an email with a link to your attendance certificate. This is to ensure we receive the feedback we need to evaluate and improve our courses. Survey results are downloaded and stored anonymously.


Where no cost is indicated in the shopping trolley, no deposit is required. However, two or more non-attendances or late cancellations without good reason will be logged and may mean you cannot attend any further MSD training that term. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for further information.