Virtual Field Medical Director, Field Medical Excellence, MD



The Director, Virtual Field Medical (V-FM) is a virtual field-based medical colleague in the Field Medical Excellence group who is responsible for providing therapeutic area/product expertise for the designated therapeutic area in the assigned region focusing on the therapeutic area’s in-line and late-stage portfolio. The Virtual Field Medical colleague will be responsible for engaging with healthcare professionals, researchers, and key opinion leaders through online platforms and channels. You will provide scientific information, education, and insights on our products and therapeutic areas to communicate the safe and appropriate use of our medications and support improving care gaps. The Virtual Field Medical colleague will also collect feedback and insights from the field and communicate them to the internal stakeholders. To be successful in this role, you should have a strong scientific background, excellent communication skills, and a passion for improving patient outcomes. You should also be familiar with the relevant compliance and ethical standards for the pharmaceutical industry.

Field Medical Core Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute Medical strategy and engagement for appropriate assigned customers within a territory, compliantly coordinating with other Pfizer colleagues as needed to achieve Medical objectives
  • Engage with external audiences through virtual interactions, and other future digital solutions
  • Communicate approved product portfolio data in a way that is impactful with a variety of stakeholders through digital channels
  • Maintain required level of knowledge of relevant TA/disease states and Pfizer medicines, providing therapeutic area/product information to both internal and external stakeholders as needed
  • Serve as a conduit and resource for Medical Information and customer insights, providing requested information to HCPs as allowed by Pfizer guidance and sharing customer viewpoints with Pfizer as appropriate to bring insights to action.
  • Understand the priorities of Pfizer Medical Affairs in order to contribute to Medical content strategy development and execute aligned Field Medical tactics
  • Maintain effective and appropriate communication and collaboration among headquarters Medical colleagues, Medical Information, and other Pfizer Field Medical colleagues
  • Demonstrate expertise in communication across multiple channels to include virtual presentations in small or large settings, written communication, and telephone or virtual conversations
  • Optimize patient centricity of Medical communications and deliverables, incorporating Health Literacy and cultural awareness principles to ensure that patients remain the ultimate focus
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative impact reports to define and adjust ways of working

Field Medical, Role Responsibilities

  • Deliver approved medical content about Pfizer medicines and relevant topics in the designated therapeutic area in a virtual and digital capacity.
  • Identify and seek digital/virtual medical engagement from priority customer segments in assigned Therapeutic Area
  • Provide truthful, accurate, and scientifically supported information in response to direct unsolicited medical requests from HCPs in a manner that complies with all applicable Pfizer guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Field relevant inbound queries from HCPs via established triage process by support incoming medical questions through virtual support of our cross-functional partners, respond to unsolicited requests for information from HCPs by sharing appropriate data in a timely, compliant, and HCP-focused manner
  • In collaboration with Global Medical Affairs colleagues, partner with Worldwide Research & Development and Medical (WRD) and Global Product Development (GPD) in the identification of potential sites for Pfizer-sponsored clinical trials, including identification of sites serving under-represented patient populations in trials
  • Appropriately provide Medical support throughout the Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) process
  • Cultivate research and therapeutic area expertise, including familiarity with latest congress data and disease state literature
  • Understand the principles of study design, methodology, data analysis, and interpretation and communicate these concepts with customers
  • Reactively and proactively communicate with local Patient Advocacy Group(s), as appropriate, in close collaboration with Corporate Affairs and HQ Medical Affairs
  • Deliver insights on local patient organization structure, capabilities, and patient population needs
  • Serve on Medical and/or TA and asset cross-functional committees, as appropriate
  • Represent Pfizer Medical Affairs leadership with clinical/professional associations and/or societies, consistently demonstrating medical professionalism in all interactions
  • Maintain an up-to-date status for internal training requirements.


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • MD and relevant experience required: 3+ years
  • Demonstrate a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including the ability to influence and collaborate with peers and create business impact
  • Open minded, solutions-oriented, digitally forward
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to connect and build rapport in a virtual environment
  • Ability to synthesize data into succinct, informative, and scientifically accurate statements
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills: ability to understand and respond to multiple external and internal customers’ demands and manage and handle feedback and conflict constructively.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage a significant volume of projects developed in a remote environment, while exhibiting the ability to prioritize, successfully implement, and demonstrate excellent judgment skills and work in a continuous improvement environment
  • Work within a matrixed, multi-disciplinary team to foster strong Pfizer/customer professional relationships which are aligned with Pfizer Medical objectives
  • Effectively manage through and lead change in an ever-changing and evolving external health care environment
  • Demonstrate change agility; be flexible to new opportunities (e.g. new therapeutic areas) and adaptable to new ways of working as well as organizational change
  • Problem-solve and network enterprise wide as appropriate to identify solutions
  • Collaborate effectively and demonstrate leadership and teamwork with peers, internal stakeholders and external customers that inspires alignment and partnership on a shared vision or strategy
  • Be a self-starter, be accountable, and have a sense of urgency in delivering results that have medical impact and yield a positive customer experience
  • Maintain self-awareness and continually choose behaviors and responses based on how it impacts one’s own and others’ performance and engagement
  • Demonstrate clinical and technical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly adopt and utilize new digital technology and other resources with medical customers and record medical interactions (e.g. iPAD, Teans, WEBEX, on-demand video-conferencing, OneMED)


  • Ability to travel 10-15%
  • Not eligible for fleet vehicle

This posting covers multiple available positions for Antiviral and Cardiovascular therapeutic areas; Product and/or TA responsibility will be determined through the selection process. 

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: February 8th, 2024
  • Additional Location Information: US – remote
  • Eligible for employee referral bonus
  • Not eligible for relocation package


The annual base salary for this position ranges from $205,400.00 to $342,400.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 25.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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