FPM Journal Club with guest host Dr Liz Clark

Thursday 18 April 2024
12:00 - 13:00

For this session of Journal Club we welcome our guest host Dr Liz Clark.

Dr Liz has chosen to review:

Characterising meaningful patient and public involvement in the pharmaceutical industry research setting: a retrospective quality assessment



About your host


Visiting Lecturer and Patient Engagement Theme Lead at the Centre for Pharmaceutical Medicines Research

Liz is an independent pharmaceutical physician and Visiting Lecturer and Patient Engagement Theme Lead at the Centre for Pharmaceutical Medicines Research within the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences at Kings College London.

Following Medical Qualification and a short period in clinical medicine, Liz spent 28 years working in pharma.  Her career encompassed a variety of roles in both commercial and scientific functions, predominantly in Medical Affairs and most recently in Patient Engagement.

She left her final Industry role as Vice-President of Medical Affairs at Norgine Ltd. in 2021 and now undertakes a wide-ranging portfolio of activity as an independent pharmaceutical physician. This comprises her role at Kings, patient engagement consultancy, delivery of training and coaching and as Appraisal Lead, Educational Supervisor and Examiner for the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.

Her work in patient engagement was recognised in the WEGO Awards 2021 where she was a finalist in the ‘Champion for Patient Engagement’ Category.

She is currently in the process of establishing a forum at FPM to support interest in collaborative working with patients and communities. Please contact Liz if you are interested to learn more about this initiative:  l.clark@fpm.org.uk

Liz Clark
Dr Liz Clark

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About Journal Clubs

Journal clubs are educational settings where individuals meet regularly to critically evaluate articles in the medical and scientific literature.

They are a recognised way of keeping up to date with latest advancements in areas of interest.

Host a Journal Club

There are many benefits of taking part, including the following:

  • Increase your knowledge
  • Reflect on your practice
  • Share insights and ideas in a relaxed and supportive setting
  • Encourage evidence-based medicine
  • Keep abreast with new literature
  • Stimulate debate, and improved understanding of current topics
  • Develop your presentation skills
  • Build your network
  • Gain participatory CPD hours towards revalidation

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