Revalidation of doctors was formally introduced on the 3rd December 2012. The majority of doctors who hold a Licence to Practise will be required to revalidate by 31 March 2016. Further information can be found here.
Are you a medical student or trainee interested in the research and development of medicines?
Are you an experienced doctor looking for a career move into an exciting and diverse specialty?
Find out more about careers in pharmaceutical medicine in the new guide produced by the Faculty. Click here for more information and to download a copy of the document.
Doctors, employers and recruiters might also wish to download the Pharmaceutical Medicine Specialty Training person specification, which is also the Faculty's recommended criteria for entry into pharmaceutical medicine.
There are four main categories of Faculty membership:
Find out about the eligibility requirements and benefits for each category here
Applications now open for the 2013 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine examination
Applications are now open for candidates for the 2013 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine examination. The exam is now a 2 Part exam and will be held simultaneously in London, South Africa and Singapore in September and October 2013. Further information and the documents needed to apply can be found here.
President gives evidence to Clinical Trials Inquiry
On 13th March the President of the Faculty, Dr Keith Bragman, gave oral evidence to the Science and Technology Select Committee's inquiry into Clinical Trials. You can watch the recording here (begins at 1h 24mins). BMJ article on the evidence session here.
FPM signs up to the 'AllTrials' campaign
The Faculty has given our support to the AllTrials campaign intended to increase transparency of clinical trial results and data. Read more here. Covered by Pharmatimes here.
ESHLSG launch consultation on declaration of payments
The Ethical Standards in Health & Life Sciences Group, of which the Faculty is a member, has launched a consultation of the declaration of payments to HCPs. Read the consultation document here and respond to the survey here.
Conversation with Dr Richard Bergström (Director General, EFPIA) ‘The responsibilities of the pharmaceutical industry to society’
11th June 2013, Council Chamber, RCP London
For more information & to register please click here
Faculty Specialty Training Day
Royal College of Physicians, London
The Faculty will be holding a Specialty Training Day on Wednesday, 12th June 2013 at the Royal College of Physicians. Please click here for more information.