Medical Information Fellowship

The one-year Medical Information Fellowship is designed to provide an opportunity to learn the skills and experiences necessary to excel in Medical Information, a key function in any pharmaceutical Medical Affairs organization. The fellowship will be based at Gilead’s U.S. headquarters in Foster City, California. The Fellow will be an integral part of the Medical Information team that responds to requests for information about Gilead products from healthcare professionals and patients. The Gilead portfolios of products include medicines across HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, hematology-oncology, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, and inflammation.

Objectives of the Medical Information Fellow

  • Provide unbiased and fair/scientifically balanced medical information on Gilead products to healthcare providers and patients
  • Support Medical Affairs by providing product and drug information expertise on a wide range of initiatives including medical review of promotional materials, staffing medical booth as scientific meetings, and consulting on cross-functional activities
  • Develop strong literature searching skills and critically evaluate published and unpublished clinical data regarding marketed and investigational products and/or therapeutic areas of interest at Gilead
  • Improve written and verbal communication skills to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences
  • Support the overall operational function of a Medical Information department by participating in process improvement initiatives, tracking and reporting key operational metrics, and ensuring inspection readiness
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups throughout Gilead
  • Learn and comply with regulations set by USC, Gilead, and national/global regulatory agencies
  • Develop excellent oral and written communication skills and embody the Gilead core values of accountability, inclusion, teamwork, excellence and integrity

Application Requirements

  • PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy within 5 years of initial appointment
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills and embody the Gilead core values of accountability, inclusion, teamwork, excellence, and integrity.

Contact Us

For additional information or to apply for the fellowship, please contact:

William C. Gong, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP
Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Southern California
School of Pharmacy
1985 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90089-9121
Telephone: (323) 442-2625
Email: wgong@usc.eduresidentfellow@usc.edu