ED6 - Academic Capacity Forum

Gala (Clyde)

Organised by FIPEd

FIPEd invites interested experts and those with a professional interest in workforce development to come along and contribute to an interactive forum to discuss and debate topics connected with this area. The FIP Education Development Team (EDT) values input and advice from participants.


Claire Anderson (University of Nottingham, UK)


The FIPEd Workforce Development goal one is “Academic Capacity” and calls for all countries and FIP member organisations to have engage with higher education development policies and ready access to leaders in pharmaceutical science and clinical practice to support supply-side workforce development agendas. The rationale and drivers for this goal are Increase the capacity to provide a competent pharmaceutical workforce by developing initial education and training programmes that are fit for purpose, according to national health resource needs (clinical practice, pharmaceutical science areas and stakeholders across all cadres).


12:30 – 13:00 Introductions and identifying the problems

13:00 – 13:30 Brainstorm common issues

13:30 – 14:00 Prioritise future work

Learning Objectives

To identify some common issues in developing academic capacity

To prioritise where to initially focus the work of this forum.