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US Medical Director, Gastroenterology, non-MD

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States;
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
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Organization Type
All Industry, Pharma

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As Pfizer expands its commitment to patients with gastroenterological disorders, in October of 2023 the company launched Etrasimod, a medicine to treat adults with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. Pfizer US Medical affairs has an open position for a Medical Director to support this asset and address the care gaps of UC patients.

The Medical Director, Gastroenterology will develop long-term relationships with a wide variety of key healthcare stakeholders and customers to include Medical Groups and key opinion leaders to demonstrate clinical and economic value of a potential new asset in the treatment of IBD.These activities are implemented to help inform HCPs and formulary decision-makers through medical presentations, pharmacoeconomic analyses, and outcomes evaluations along with the Organized Customer Group and Field Medical colleagues. Additional customer collaborations are built with the goal of aligning corporate medical priorities with the specific needs of the customer to advance the quality of patient care in areas of mutual interest, to identify provider and/or patient knowledge gaps, and areas for quality improvementinterventions. They will develop, in conjunction with Medical team colleagues, an advanced perspective of the evolving clinical and healthcare landscape of rheumatology.

The Medical Director will provide Pfizer brand teams with customer and clinical insights to assist in informing Pfizer strategies on critical gastroenterological health issues and facilitate the development of customer-focused toolsand medical communications to support patient access to quality medicines.

  • Participate in reviewing & approving promotional and nonpromotional materials ensuring fair balance
  • Collaborate with cross functional constituents from Commercial, Global Medical, Organized Customer, Field Medical, Value and Evidence, and platform functions to drive US strategic direction for the brand
  • Ability to plan and lead successful advisory boards, congress-related symposia & congress planning
  • Ability to contribute to Publication Planning, data generation activities and other medical/scientific activities related to informing HCPs on proper use of this potential new asset
  • Serve as a reliable, trusted source of accurate and scientific knowledge for the data, disease state, product label and competitive data sets for clinical trials in gastroenterology
  • Participate in developing and maintaining HCP engagement plans for HQ Medical Affairs


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
  • PhD, PharmD, DVM professional degrees with 6+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, clinical/medical practice, or combination of these; Masters with 8+ years; Bachelors with 10+ years
  • Experience in clinical development or Phase IV/IIR trial management a plus
  • Relationship builder within and outside of Pfizer
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Team oriented for success

  • Experience in Medical Affairs is preferred
  • Experience in Gastroenterology is preferred


Ability to travel up to 25% in post-pandemic timeframe

Other Job Details:

Last Date to Apply for Job: April 29, 2024

Additional Location Information: New York, NY; Collegeville, PA

Eligible for Relocation Package: No


The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,600.00 to $269,400.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 20.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.




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