The Evolving Role of Global Medical Affairs

Friday,November 1, 2013 | Archive Now Available

Building a Global Medical Affairs Strategy: Medical affairs teams has more responsibility and less resources. Apart from disseminating medical information a medical affairs team is responsible to encompass tasks, such as health economics and outcomes research, drug safety and pharmacovigilance. 

This webinar is an Interactive learning opportunity to share, and discuss on the Importance to have an independent Medical Affairs Strategy that is aligned with business and what are  the key steps involved in strategic planning process, associated tools and templates

An understanding on: 
1. Therapeutic and/or treatment SWOT
2. Unmet medical need
3. Strategy to for each unmet need
4. Tactics to fulfill each strategy

A live Q&A with the audience will follow the main presentation.

Webinar Speaker:





Ramin Farhood, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director,
Global Head Medical Affairs Operations, Baxter BioScience,

Dr. Ramin Farhood is the Senior Director at Baxter BioScience. In his current role, as the Global Head of Medical Affairs Operations, Ramin provides the leadership and strategic alignment, direction and coordination of efforts for the cross-functional initiatives in Publications, Medical information, Literature services, Grants and Medical Events, as well as driving common global operational planning across BioScience Medical Affairs organization.

Since joining Baxter in 2001, Dr. Farhood has held various positions within Global Medical Affairs, with strategic direction and execution responsibilities for BioTherapeutics franchise organization. During this time, he successfully built a strong global Medical Affairs organization in BioTherapeutics, developed and expanded the strategic direction, scope, capabilities and deliverables of the BioTherapeutics global medical affairs team.

Dr. Farhood is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He founded the very successful Post-Doctorate Industry Fellowship program at Baxter in 2002, which continues to be a competitive and sought-after program among top pharmacy schools in the United States. Additionally, he recently authored a book chapter entitled “The Emerging Role of Global Medical Affairs in the 21st Century.” and is a frequent guest lecturer on topics related to Medical Affairs organization.

Dr. Farhood received an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and a doctorate in pharmacy from University of Southern California (USC)


Date : November 1, 2013

Price: $175

Professionals involved in

  • Medical Affairs 
  • Field Medical Affairs and Regulatory affairs
  • Compliance
  • Medical Science Liasions
  • Legal affairs
  • Scientific Affairs and Clinical Affairs 
  • Medical Communications
  • Program Management
  • Project Management



Terms and Conditions

Registration provides individual access to live webinar and/or to the recording of the presentation. If a webinar is postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, the registrant is entitled to attend the rescheduled webinar or to receive a credit for a future webinar