Career Education

Career Education Center

Sessions will cover:

  • The art and science of managing up
  • Relationship building with your management peers
  • “Reading” the members of your team in order to better handle difficult conversations
  • Interview skills for mid-career job changes
  • Communicating with search firms
  • Leading in a global organization today and tomorrow

Professional and Educational Sessions at AM2017

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Career Education

AAPS offers online and in-person education. Take a look at our workshop and webinar pages for more details.

Can't wait to network and move your career ahead? Join us now online, on AAPS Communities!

If you want to network with colleagues, there are several ways you can get involved. Connect with others on AAPS Communities. You can also connect on LinkedIn, prepare for Annual Meeting 2017 sessions with a webinar, or choose sessions on the meeting app.

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The World of Consulting—A Few Words of Advice

After 25+ years of working in clinical pharmacology within the pharmaceutical industry, I decided to begin consulting in 2008. Over the past eight years, many people have asked me to describe the world of consulting. For this article, I define consulting as one person working with companies, providing advice on various aspects of their development program.

For those seeking advice on whether they should consider consulting, I offer the following guidance.


Read the full article (PDF)     

Job Searching 

Resume Writing


"Winning the War for Top Talent," Megan Driscoll, AAPS Blog 



AAPS Distinguished Scientist Interview Series

The Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist Video Interview Series was originally created by Arthur Mlodozeniec, Ph.D., in 1987 and continued by Leslie Z. Benet, Ph.D., in 2007 to explore the experiences of pharmaceutical science leaders and ultimately to document the evolution of pharmaceutical technologies and pharmaceutics. Two to three new discussions about the current state of the pharmaceutical sciences are added every year.

AAPS Youtube Channel

Past AAPS Keynote and Plenary Sessions

Keynote and plenary sessions from recent AAPS meetings provided below are made available on a case-by-case basis. Looking for something that you don't see here? Past short course and workshop presentations from AAPS meetings can be found in Past Meeting Presentations.

AAPS Sections for Students

AAPS sections provide topic-based resources for students. Learn more about your section's student resources by selecting your section below.


AAPS eCourses

AAPS offers several eCourses, including a short course on transferring technology from development to commercial manufacturing, a DVD on ligand binding assays, and a CD on basic dissolution testing.

Learn more about AAPS eCourses