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August CRC Event: Christopher’s Haven

In August, our Community Relations Committee (CRC) planned an event at Christopher’s Haven. Christopher’s Haven is an organization that provides temporary, low-cost housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families while receiving treatments away from their homes at Boston hospitals. Our MFN president, Anisha Pola (Takeda), was joined by Branson Facemire (Novartis) and MFN alum … Continue reading August CRC Event: Christopher’s Haven

Research Spotlight: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Biomarkers for Drug Product Registration: A Systematic Review

In this week's Research Spotlight, we hear from David Farber, a first year US Medical/Medical Director: Multiple Sclerosis and Neurology fellow with Sanofi. David has spent the first months of his fellowship working on this project and we're so excited to learn more about it! Can you tell us about your project? Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis … Continue reading Research Spotlight: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Biomarkers for Drug Product Registration: A Systematic Review

A Fellow’s Guide to Westerly, RI

We hope you enjoyed our last post, where we explored Groton, CT and the surrounding area. Groton is home to Pfizer, and the MCPHS/Pfizer fellows. Over the years, the fellows have gotten to know the greater-Groton area, which includes Westerly, RI and the surrounding area. Read on to find out more about their favorite places! … Continue reading A Fellow’s Guide to Westerly, RI

Five Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During Fellowship Recruitment

Notwithstanding the difficulties of pharmacy school's academic and clinical requirements, fellowship, and particularly the recruitment process, can be detrimental to mental health. The fellowship process can often seem relentless due to many more applicants than available fellowship positions. This simple fact leads candidates to assume a very competitive behavior amongst their peers, which can be … Continue reading Five Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During Fellowship Recruitment