There are very few training programs in Medical Science Liaison in the market today, with such comprehensive curriculum and soft-skills training. MSLs are key influencers and need strong communications skills, and our program has an extensive focus on that. Not many life sciences careers need you to be strong in soft-skills and interpersonal skills too. Furthermore, with more and more healthcare institutions closing their doors to sales representatives, the MSL is often the only point of access to clinicians for the Pharma industry.
Dr Zahid offers about a decade of professional experience working major pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies, perfectly combining his business management and communications skills with clinical experience and knowledge. He is currently working as a Regional Medical Science Liaison with AbbVie pharmaceutical, where he serves as a key resource to establish peer-peer relationships, facilitate the exchange of unbiased scientific information as well as support clinical operations and corporate research initiatives. Dr Zahid has been in a similar role with Vireo Health LLC, BMS virology, and DuPont Pharmaceuticals, prior to AbbVie.
He has also worked with major retail pharmacies such as Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy as a pharmacist.
Dr Zahid has completed his Masters in Business Administration from Stern School of Business at New York University, and Doctorate of Pharmacy from Rutgers University.