APPA Excellence Awards

APPA Excellence Awards

Purpose

  • APPA is the representative association for Medical Affairs in Australia dedicated to promoting excellence in pharmaceutical medicine through professional development, networking and advocacy
  • The awards recognise excellence within medical affairs key roles
  • The awards will promote best practice sharing, and recognise and celebrate success in medical affairs in Australia
  • There are currently no dedicated medical affairs awards programs in Australia

Who is eligible to enter?

    MSL of the year award

  • APPA members currently in the role of Senior MSL or MSL and have been in the role for at least 1 year
  • Medical Affairs professional of the year award

  • APPA members in any medical affairs role*, except Senior MSL or MSL, and have been in the current role for at least 1 year
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    *Medical affairs roles include MSL Manager, Medical Advisor, Medical Manager, Medical Director, Associate Medical Director. If you are in a role in medical affairs that isn’t noted here, you can still submit your nomination for consideration

Entry criteria – MSL

    Entry criteria:

  • Describe how you impact the quality use of medicines and patient outcomes in your role (25%)
  • Describe how you develop and execute medical affairs strategy in your role (20%)
  • Describe how you make an impact through excellence in teamwork / cross-functional collaboration in your role (20%)
  • Describe an example of leadership in your role (20%)
  • Describe how you contribute to society beyond your role (15%)
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    Word limit: 500

Entry criteria – Medical Affairs (not MSL)

    Entry criteria:

  • Describe how you impact the quality use of medicines and patient outcomes in your role (25%)
  • Describe how you develop strong relationships with external experts / key opinion leaders in your role (20%)
  • Describe how you make an impact through excellence in teamwork / cross-functional collaboration in your role (20%)
  • Describe an example of leadership in your role (20%)
  • Describe how you contribute to society beyond your role (15%)
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    Word limit: 500

Who can nominate?

  • Any APPA member can nominated any other APPA member including themselves
  • All nominators require the support from the line manager of the nominee
  • Can I nominate myself? Yes
  • Can I nominate a team? No, these are individual awards
  • Can I nominate more than one person? Yes, please submit a form for each nomination