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Medical Science Liaisons

Conveying critical medical and scientific information

Communicating critical medical and scientific information

Medical science liaisons (MSLs) play an important and unique role in communicating with key opinion leaders. At Ashfield we offer a full service, from virtual, on- demand MSLs to deploying MSL teams to with in-depth training programs and ongoing materials to support engagement with HCPs.

Recruiting and deploying MSL teams

Ashfield MSLs are a trusted source of unbiased, accurate, up-to-date medical and scientific knowledge. We use our unparalleled recruitment capability to identify the right people with the highest quality MSLs with a PhD,right medical and scientific research backgrounds and experience in the biopharmaceutical industry research. We also select for professionals with great communication skills that will help them engage effectively and serve as scientific peers within the medical community. in high-science conversations with HCPs.

An Ashfield manager is assigned to each MSL for ongoing feedback, guidance and training needs.


Training will focus on the needs of MSLs to make them as effective as possible. With an MSL-specific training curriculum that is built upon need to have a solid,an in-depth knowledge of the therapy area and clinical trial data, the . Even more so than reps, who are more likely to present pre-approved sales materials, MSLs need will maintain the confidence to always think on their feet and respond to the conversation flow.

They need to effectively communicate the science, but at the same time, ask the right questions to gain insights from the market e.g. HCPs’ opinions on treatment regimens and unmet needs.

We develop scientifically rigorous, interactive and measurable training programs that meets your needs to achieve these objectives.

High quality materials

Once MSLs have completed training, they need access to accurate, engaging materials to support them in conversations with HCPs.

We develop posters, slide decks, animations, videos, and data visualizations as stunning infographics to enable MSLs to describe complex scientific concepts in a memorable way.

Virtual, On Demand MSLs

Medical professionals on call when your customers need them. MSLs often have large geographies and you may be managing important vacancies. Not every MSL can be in the field communicating with HPC’s, Ashfield has developed an innovative approach that lets the providers reach out to the MSL when they need answers and offer national coverage. Trained to your specifications and talking points, our highly engaged and professional team is ready to lend support to your own MSL team or to be your team of MSL’s.

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Speak to us about how we can provide tailor made solutions for you.

Ashfield offers a wide range of world-class, market leading services that include medical sales teams, inside sales, contact centers, nurse educators, patient support programs, medical communications, medical information, meetings and events, market research, pharmacovigilance and training.