This is an interesting article. Whether you’re a physician, or a PhD, or just trying to make a transition into a clinical research career from another path, I think there is some interesting advice to take away.
Many physicians have successfully navigated their way from clinical practice to the pharmaceutical sector, serving in positions ranging from entry-level medical director to CEO. But others have stumbled while making the transition from clinical caregiver to leader in the corporate realm.
Most would agree that physicians are, by and large, smart people with good work habits. But the behaviors that are sought after and rewarded in clinical or academic environments are not exactly the same behaviors one looks for in the realm of drug development.
Posted: March 6th, 2011 | Author: Headhunter | Filed under: Clinical research, Training | Tags: behavior, careerdevelopment, clinical, competency, medical director, pharmaceutical, physicians, transition | No Comments »