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Collegeville, PA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Medical Director, Gastroenterology - I&I (nMD)

About the Job


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 in order to demonstrate clinical and economic value of Pfizer’s Xeljanz in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and potentially other GI diseases.  These activities are implemented to help inform HCPs and formulary decision-makers through medical presentations, pharmacoeconomic analyses, and outcomes evaluations along with MOS and FMD 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 improvement interventions. They will develop, in conjunction with GI team members, an advanced perspective of the evolving clinical and healthcare landscape of gastroenterology. 

The Medical Director will utilize his/her understanding of clinical and patient-directed gastroenterology issues to help assist Pfizer and GMA on most strategic approach to launch Xeljanz in ulcerative colitis.  The Medical Director will also provide Pfizer brand teams with customer and clinical insights to assist in informing Pfizer strategies on critical GI health issues and facilitate the development of customer-focused tools and medical communications to support patient access to quality medicines


  • Participate in reviewing & approving promotional materials, ensuring fair balance
  • Cross functional efforts with constituents from Commercial, MOS, FMD, GH&V, RWD; partner with crossfunctional colleagues to drive US strategic direction for the Brand
  • Ability to plan and lead successful advisory boards, congress-related symposia & congress planning
  • Ability contribute to Publication Planning, data generation activities and other medical/scientific activities related to informing HCPs on proper use of Xeljanz in Ulcerative Colitis
  • Serve as a reliable, trusted source of accurate and scientific knowledge for Xeljanz 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


  • PhD.,PharmD.,DVM., or equivalent professional degrees with 5 years of experience in either the pharmaceutical industry, academic centers, clinical practice or a combination of these;
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical space in gastroenterology
  • 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


  • Travel ~25% of time

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.

Sunshine Act

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.

Other Posting Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: July 24, 2018
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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