This series of the Elevate Podcast illuminates the path scientific communication takes from teaching to diagnosis to treating all the way to changing, prolonging, and saving patient lives. External Education of a growing variety of stakeholders in healthcare by the Medical Affairs Division of Pharma and Medical Device industry reflects the critical role Education in Medicine plays in our Age of Information. The podcast features critical discussions with leading educators across healthcare from the various perspectives of pharma / biotech sponsors, program organizers, attendees, and patients with a quest to explore some of the most novel, intriguing formats of Medical Education, following their approaches to learning in our digital age as well as their current gaps or success stories. The goal of the podcast is to make medical education simpler to access, more relevant to apply across healthcare organizations, and more continuous to inspire innovation and quality.
This second episode in the series discusses the activities of the External Education FAWG and the different learning opportunities that are currently available and coming soon to all MAPS members. Our host, Tim Mikhelashvili, PharmD, Co-Founder and CEO of Amedea Pharma and Chair of the Mentorship Program at the Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS) speaks with Sarah Funderburk, SVP Senior Medical Strategy Director with Caudex and Partner Circle member of the External Education FAWG. Sarah discusses some of her learnings from the area of company-led education and her vision for where emerging technologies could take medical education in the future. She addresses the gaps in personalizing education for healthcare consumers and providers based on Salesforce’s latest global Connected Health Consumer Report, and reviews the role of programs such as ChatGPT, Tome, and Synesthesia on medical education. Listen to the episode to hear how, when and where you can take advantage of the many exciting activities being offered by the External Education FAWG.