The Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry

  • Jack T. Watters

Key Points

  • Pharmaceutical industry presents many career paths for physicians and many opportunities to evolve and grow within a company.

  • Career paths for physicians include basic science and basic or clinical research, policy development, government affairs, medical relations, or a combination thereof.

  • Experience in basic or clinical scientific research, pharmacology, physiology, and patient care can be very helpful for a successful career in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.


Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmaceutical Company Pharmaceutical Career Career Path Federal Drug Administration 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pfizer Medical DepartmentPfizer Inc.New YorkUSA

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