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Why Regulatory Professionals Need Business Training By William C. Putnam, PhD, RAC - Published 02 March 2017

Because regulatory decisions have a direct impact on business outcomes, regulatory professionals need to have a comprehensive understanding of business, such as the business acumen provided by extensive on-the-job training, professional development programs or formal business training.

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Tags: executive development, Kellogg, Northwestern, strategy, business, regulatory, training, education

Is Regulatory Affairs Certification Right for You? By Zachary Brousseau - Published 06 February 2017

The decision to pursue Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) is a personal one with many variables to consider—from the amount of regulatory experience you have and the potential value of having the credential to how much time you can devote to studying. So while there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question ‘Is the RAC right for me?,’ there are some important factors to take into account.

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Tags: RAC, Regulatory Affairs Certification

RAPS' Scope of Practice Survey Shows Regulatory Pros Play Increasingly Strategic Role; Compensation Up By Zachary Brousseau - Published 17 August 2016

RAPS today released the results of its biennial survey of healthcare product regulatory professionals around the world. The survey asked respondents about their daily work, education and professional backgrounds, and compensation. RAPS has compiled and published key survey results and analysis in its 2016 Scope of Practice & Compensation Report for the Regulatory Profession.

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Tags: Scope of Practice, compensation, salary, survey, 2016 Scope of Practice & Compensation Report

RAPS' First Chapter Celebrates 25 Years By Mary Meagher - Published 27 July 2016

The RAPS Bay Area Chapter is RAPS’ first, and will celebrate its 25th anniversary as RAPS celebrates its 40th during the 2016 Regulatory Convergence in San Jose, CA. We look back at the chapter’s origins, and at its current state as one of RAPS’ largest, most active chapters.

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Tags: RAPS 40th Anniversary, regulatory profession, San Francisco, Bay Area, Chapter

RAPS Members on the Value of Regulatory Convergence By Zachary Brousseau - Published 14 July 2016

We recently asked a number of RAPS members at various stages of their regulatory careers about the value of attending the Regulatory Convergence. Hear what they had to say.

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Tags: The Regulatory Convergence, Regulatory Convergence, conference, annual conference, 2016 RAPS, #2016RAPS, San Jose

219 Earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) Credential in Spring 2016 By Zachary Brousseau - Published 30 June 2016

More than 200 regulatory professionals attained Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the spring 2016 exam cycle. Earned by passing one of four exams, the RAC is the only professional credential for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector.

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Tags: Regulatory Affairs Certification, RAC

8 Pieces of Advice for New Regulatory Professionals By Zachary Brousseau - Published 09 June 2016

A veteran regulatory pro offers 8 pieces of advice for new regulatory professionals or those changing product lines or industries.

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Tags: advice, new regulatory professionals, new professional, entry-level

7 Things to Love About the Regulatory Convergence By Zachary Brousseau - Published 02 June 2016

Here are seven things to love about the Regulatory Convergence, the largest annual conference anywhere in the world for regulatory professionals working in the healthcare product space and RAPS’ signature event.

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Tags: The Regulatory Convergence, Regulatory Convergence, conference, annual conference, #2016RAPS, San Jose

RAPS Executive Development Program Gives Regulatory Pros Needed Business Foundation By Zachary Brousseau - Published 27 May 2016

Increasingly, regulatory professionals are involved in making organizational business decisions, yet few have formal business training. RAPS' Executive Development Program was designed to help them hone their business, management and leadership skills.

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Tags: Executive Development Program, executive, executive development, Kellogg, Northwestern, strategy, business, regulatory, training, education

RAPS DC-Baltimore Chapter to Host Career Day This Weekend By Zachary Brousseau - Published 19 May 2016

The RAPS DC/Baltimore Chapter will once again host its Mid-Atlantic Career Day this Saturday, 21 May, on the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County campus in Rockville, MD.

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Tags: RAPS Mid-Atlantic Career Day, Mid-Atlantic Career Day, career day, careers, jobs, regulatory careers, regulatory jobs, Johns Hopkins, RAPS DC/Baltimore Chapter

RAPS Chicago Chapter to Host 2nd Annual Midwest Career Day By Zachary Brousseau - Published 03 May 2016

Saturday, 7 May, the RAPS Chicago Chapter will host its second annual Midwest Regulatory Career Day. The event will go from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Mettawa, IL.

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Tags: RAPS Chicago Chapter, Chicago, chapters, careers, Midwest Regulatory Career Day, Midwest Career Day

GSK's Sue James Praises RAPS' Regulatory Competency Framework By Zachary Brousseau - Published 07 April 2016

RAPS recently released its new Regulatory Competency Framework, a tool to help professionals and organizations develop regulatory training, and plan career and professional development. A few organizations have already begun using the Framework. Regulatory Focus spoke to former RAPS Chair Sue James, who is vice president of global regulatory affairs at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare about the Framework and its use thus far within GSK.

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Tags: Regulatory Competency Framework, competencies, professional development, regulatory careers

RAPS' New Regulatory Competency Framework Helps Organizations, Individuals Plan Professional Development, Training, Career Advancement By Zachary Brousseau - Published 07 April 2016

RAPS has released its new Regulatory Competency Framework, a tool to help design training and map professional and career development plans for regulatory professionals. The one-of-a-kind Framework is beneficial for individual professionals as well as regulatory employers and academics developing curriculum and education.

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Tags: Regulatory Competency Framework, competencies, professional development, regulatory careers

253 Regulatory Professionals Earned RAC Credential in Autumn 2015 By Zachary Brousseau - Published 02 February 2016

RAPS has announced the names of the 253 regulatory professionals who earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in autumn 2015. The RAC is the only professional credential specifically for the healthcare product regulatory field. 

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Tags: Regulatory Affairs Certification, RAC, autumn 2015

RAPS Southeast Regional Career Day Educates Participants on Regulatory Careers By Austen Gage - Published 29 January 2016

The 2015 RAPS Southeast Regional Career Day, held at Georgia Tech, brought together those interested in regulatory careers, veterans of the field and regulatory employers for panel discussion on regulatory careers and networking.

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Tags: RAPS Southeast Regional Career Day, Southeast Career Day, career day, careers, jobs, regulatory careers, regulatory jobs, Atlanta, RAPS Atlanta Chapter

The Four Cs of Regulatory Professional's Use of Webinars By Meredith May, MS, RAC, Anna C. McFadden, PhD - Published 08 December 2015

This article discusses the potential applications of webinars as an appropriate tool for use by regulatory professionals in the workplace.

Categories: Features, Career Development

Tags: Webinars, Education, Professional Development

Competency Expectations for the Regulatory Professional: A Changing Paradigm By Andrey Mladenov and Siegfried Schmitt - Published 21 August 2015

This article discusses the impact of recent industry developments and pharmaceutical market trends on the expertise and experience required for today's regulatory professionals.

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Tags: competency, regulatory competency, regulatory profession, professional development

Get RAC Questions Answered at the Regulatory Convergence By Zachary Brousseau - Published 20 August 2015

If you are planning to attend RAPS’ upcoming Regulatory Convergence in Baltimore, 24–28 October, and you are thinking about pursuing Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) or have questions about the RAC, you should plan to attend one of the conference’s two scheduled RAC mini-sessions.

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Tags: RAC, Regulatory Affairs Certification, Regulatory Convergence, RAC min-sessions

How to Prepare for the RAC Exam By Zachary Brousseau - Published 18 August 2015

To pass the challenging Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exams, even a seasoned regulatory professional will need to develop a personalized study plan and take advantage of critical exam preparation resources.

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Tags: RAC, Regulatory Affairs Certification, RAC exam, exam preparation

184 Earn Regulatory Affairs Certification in Spring 2015 By Zachary Brousseau - Published 30 July 2015

RAPS congratulates the 184 professionals who earned their Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in spring 2015.

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Tags: Regulatory Affairs Certification, RAC, spring 2015

US RAC Prep Webcast Series to Kick Off 15 July By Zachary Brousseau - Published 25 June 2015

On 15 July, RAPS will host the first of its six-part webcast series designed to help candidates for the US RAC exam fill knowledge gaps and more efficiently prepare for the exam.

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Tags: Regulatory Affairs Certification, RAC, Regulatory Affairs Certification exam, RAC exam, RAC (US), US RAC, RAC exam prep, RAC exam preparation, exam prep, exam preparation, webcast, RAC webcast series

RAPS, National University of Singapore Gear up for 2nd Year of Certificate Program By Zachary Brousseau - Published 23 June 2015

Last year, RAPS and the National University of Singapore launched a joint graduate certificate program in Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs for Singapore-based regulatory professionals. The program currently is enrolling its next group of students, who will begin classes in September. Applications will be accepted until the 16 July deadline.

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Tags: Medical Device Regulatory Affairs, graduate certificate, Singapore, National University of Singapore, regulatory workforce

RAPS Mid-Atlantic Career Day Draws Nearly 100 to Learn, Network By Zachary Brousseau - Published 28 May 2015

Nearly 100 regulatory professionals, career changers, students and others gathered at the Montgomery County (MD) campus of Johns Hopkins University to learn, network and perhaps take the next steps in their regulatory careers. 

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Tags: RAPS Mid-Atlantic Career Day, Mid-Atlantic Career Day, career day, careers, jobs, regulatory careers, regulatory jobs, Johns Hopkins, RAPS DC/Baltimore Chapter, RAPS New York/New Jersey Chapter

How to be a Regulatory Leader By Zachary Brousseau - Published 20 May 2015

Increasingly, regulatory professionals need to be effective leaders. Not only are they leading regulatory departments and cross-functional work groups, they also are being called upon to play key roles on corporate and organizational leadership teams. But how can you develop your own skills as a leader? Several senior regulatory leaders addressed this during a recent RAPS webcast.

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Tags: leadership, regulatory leadership, communications skills, RAPS webcast, ECG

An Individual’s Experience at the RAPS Executive Development Program By Paul Swift, RAC - Published 14 May 2015

Regulatory leaders need to deliver strategic value to their organizations—the RAPS Executive Development Program is a key component in building the necessary skill set to succeed.

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Tags: RAPS Kellogg, Executive Development