NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA), an organization exclusively dedicated to medical affairs professionals and the global medical science liaison (MSL) profession, announced today that it has partnered with the Pharma Collaboration for Transparent Medical Information, known as phactMI™, a collaboration of pharmaceutical company Medical Information (MI) leaders.
"The ACMA is excited to partner with phactMI" said, William Soliman, PhD, BCMAS, Executive Chair of the ACMA. "The partnership will help pharmaceutical companies further develop standards across medical affairs with the goal to provide a foundation of good medical information leading to better decisions for HCPs."
The partnership with ACMA will make it easier for phactMI member companies to access the Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist Program (BCMAS) and other educational programs accredited by the ACMA. "The partnership with ACMA will facilitate greater awareness of and access to industry medical information and provide our member companies additional value while achieving excellence in medical affairs" said, Patrick Reilly, CEO of phactMI.
phactMI is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization. PhactMITM is a collaboration of pharmaceutical company Medical Information (MI) departments that are dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals in their commitment to provide quality patient care. PhactMI.org is a unique portal that provides easy access to the resources of Medical Information departments of phactMITM member companies. phactMI.org can help healthcare professionals access current, accurate, and scientific information about drug interactions, stability/compatibility, and dosage and administration – sometimes including access to unpublished information that may be available from our member pharmaceutical organizations.
About the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA)
The Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA) is a self-governing entity that administers the Medical Affairs certification program content. The council works collaboratively with other academic & industry organizations to ensure that there are adequate educational and professional development opportunities for professionals involved in Medical Affairs as well as clinical & scientific students with an interest in Medical Affairs. The ACMA is comprised of a self-governing board of governors and international board of renowned medical affairs officers with global recognition. The ACMA receives no financial support from any pharmaceutical or biotechnology manufacturer and acts as an independent accrediting body.
To learn more about how you can become board certified in medical affairs, visit, www.MedicalAffairsSpecialist.org
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