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Regulatory Career Paths and Progression, Resources and Training, FDA Inspections, Cleaning Validation and a Preview of August By Gloria Hall - Published 01 August 2017

Feature articles over the past several weeks highlighted regulatory affairs as a profession, including careers in regulatory advertising and promotion, possible pathways and career progression and resources and training for regulatory professionals. Other articles covered various types of inspections conducted by FDA and processes for cleaning validation in the pharmaceutical industry.

Categories: Features, Career Development

Tags: Features, Regulatory Focus

A View From the Top: An Interview with CRI President Jennifer Kerr, RAC By Mary Faderan, PhD, RAC - Published 31 July 2017

This article is based on an interview with Cook Research Incorporated (CRI) president Jennifer Kerr and covers a wide range of topics from her education, to how she became interested in regulatory, to her experiences in clinical affairs and her responsibilities at CRI.

Categories: Features, Career Development, Communication

Tags: Interview, RAC

Resources and Training for Regulatory Professionals By Sofia Campos Silva, MSc, PharmD - Published 27 July 2017

This article discusses the knowledge path for regulatory professionals from a career's early stages through specialization. It recommends a variety of ways to keep current on evolving regulatory issues, including on-the-job training, self-education via the Internet, attending conferences, networking, and membership in professional organizations.

Categories: Features, Business and Leadership, Career Development, Regulatory intelligence

Ten Secrets to Regulatory Success By Jody J. Savage, MS, MBA - Published 20 July 2017

This article highlights "10 secrets to success" for regulatory professionals that may not be taught in formal regulatory affairs training programs, but practices the author learned "on the job." It includes suggestions for developing regulatory submissions and the importance of good writing, doing your "homework" and systematizing work procedures.

Categories: Features, Career Development, Communication

Careers in Regulatory Advertising and Promotion By Dana Huettenmoser, PharmD - Published 19 July 2017

This article provides an overview of Regulatory Advertising and Promotion (RAP) as a career in the pharmaceutical industry and discusses topics such as potential avenues for starting a career in RAP, qualities required to be successful, and some general career advice, including information on post-PharmD RAP fellowships and the benefits to be gained from serving them.

Categories: Features, Advertising and Promotion, Career Development

Regulatory Career Progression By Kamila Kawiak, Kavita Patel - Published 17 July 2017

This article discusses pathways for a career as a regulatory professional and possible career progression from junior to senior to managerial level. It summarizes the skills required for each level and what it takes to move up the corporate ladder. It also provides the responsibilities expected of a regulatory professional in a senior management position.

Categories: Features, Business and Leadership, Career Development, Career Search

Tags: Career Development, Regulatory Profession

7 Things to Love About the Regulatory Convergence By Zachary Brousseau - Published 06 July 2017

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, RAPS Events, RAPS, Career Development

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 07 April 2017

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, RAPS Events, RAPS, Education, Career Development

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

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, RAPS Events, RAPS, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, RAC, Under RAPS, RAC, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, About the Profession, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, US, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, About the Profession, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Video, Articles, Under RAPS, RAPS, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, RAC, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, Career Development

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

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, FDA, DC/Baltimore Area Chapter, RAPS, Career Development, Career Search

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, Chicago Chapter, About the Profession, Career Development, Career Search

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, About the Profession, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, About the Profession, Career Development

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. 

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, RAC, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, Atlanta Chapter, Career Development, Career Search

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.

Categories: Articles, Features, About the Profession, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, Under RAPS, RAPS Events, RAC, Career Development

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.

Categories: HTML, Articles, RAC, Under RAPS, RAC, Career Development

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