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Bringing together the greater medical affairs community to collaborate and share best practices.

The Fierce Medical Affairs Strategic Summit (MASS) serves as the learning and networking platform for leaders across the medical affairs function. Through our dynamic discussions, medical affairs executives can connect on current challenges/opportunities found within their role to become better equipped in developing a unified scientific voice across their organization.  

Don’t miss the opportunity to gain best practices in medical affairs strategy development and ensuring scientific materials are created and shared in a regulatory-compliant manner to internal/external stakeholders and thought leaders. 

Meet Our Event Chair

Luca Dezzani
VP US Oncology Medical Affairs
Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Luca is a physician with extensive healthcare experience in clinical practice and in the pharmaceutical industry. He practiced as a physician in hematology-oncology and internal medicine before joining Novartis Oncology where he served in roles at national, regional, and global levels in Europe and North America. Luca continued his career serving in executive roles across Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, and Business Development with Eisai and AstraZeneca. Luca is now the Vice President of US Oncology Medical Affairs at Johnson & Johnson.

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Explore In-Depth Discussions Across 3 Tracks Dedicated to Medical Affairs Professionals

Medical Affairs Strategy

Explore the current landscape of medical affairs and how to develop strategic plans based on patient-centric goals and global insights.

MSL Best Practice

Learn how the field medical role can be leveraged to improve stakeholder engagement experience through deeper analysis of insights and digital utilization.

Medical Communications

Understand how to position the scientific communications function as a strategic partner within your organization to improve outputs and streamline content development. 

Featured Sessions

May 1: 9:00AM

Keynote: Leverage Digital Innovation in Medical Affairs Patient Engagement

May 1: 1:00PM

Transform Medical Affairs Capabilities through Real-World Evidence (RWE)

May 1: 4:15PM

Panel: Apply Medical Affairs Scientific Knowledge to Support Marketing Claims by Market Access and Commercial Teams

May 2: 2:00PM

Panel: Discuss the Evolving Role of Medical Communications and its Importance as a Strategic Partner

May 2: 10:45PM

Fireside Chat: How to Build Successful Partnerships Across MSL and Clinical Trial Teams

May 2: 3:15PM

Develop a Medical Affairs Strategy Plan Ripe for Advanced Therapies


Our Conference Themes

Digital Integration


Patient Centricity

Organizational Structure

Medical Communications

Top Reasons to Attend the Medical Affairs Strategic Summit

Understand the Value of Medical Affairs

Understand the Value of Medical Affairs

Explore the role and value of medical affairs across functions (patient recruitment, evidence generation, disease awareness, clinical development, and launch strategy)

Improve Your Medical Affairs Strategy

Improve Your Medical Affairs Strategy

Gain best practices for developing effective medical affairs strategy and medical communication plans.

Connect with Patients & Stakeholders

Connect with Patients & Stakeholders

Breakdown the challenges of connecting with patients and other stakeholders to create stronger relationships 

Gain Insights into Field Medical

Gain Insights into Field Medical

Examine how the current changes to field medical will affect the role moving forward

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Connect with senior executives in Medical Affairs, MSL and IIT to share best practices

Streamline Medical Communications

Streamline Medical Communications

Learn how to modify medical communication processes to include digital applications for more streamlined workflows
Medical Affairs Strategic Summit West

What's New in 2023

The Fierce Medical Affairs Strategic Summit East is back and better than ever! On May 1-3 in Jersey City, NJ we will be introducing a new conference structure, a new track, and a new location! Don’t miss out on our dynamic opening day of general sessions/keynote conversations, followed by a second day of deep diving track conversations, and closing with interactive workshop sessions.

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