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Career Planning for Physicians Within the Pharmaceutical Industry

Lahiry, S.; Gattu, S.

Pharmaceutical Medicine 34(3): 175-184


ISSN/ISBN: 1179-1993
PMID: 32458390
DOI: 10.1007/s40290-020-00338-9
Accession: 071402139

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Transitioning into 'pharma' is a challenging career decision since it is very different from working in individual patient care. However, for many, the opportunity to develop innovative medicines, communicate their benefits, and, thus, influence the care of thousands of patients at a time is a rewarding alternative. The current paper explores the "Why-What-How" of successful physician careers within the pharmaceutical industry, realizing both professional and philosophical perspectives.

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