B15 – Ask the Medical Director

Three senior medical directors will take the stage and discuss and debate several issues facing medical affairs today. Dr Martin Rees (Chair) will first set the scene of medical affairs in Australia in 2017 with data from the 2017 MA APPA survey.

Topics will cover:

  • Medical Affairs Accreditation,
  • transparency, medical/commercial ways of working, MA role in clinical studies,
  • the ethical use of MSL,
  • measuring success and medical outcomes,
  • compliance and achieving the position of trusted partner within a cross functional team.


Chairperson: Dr Martin Rees, APPA Executive Committee and Senior Medical Science Liaison, Shire