Translating the Science of Medicine into Clinical Benefit.

We Believe that Contributing to Medicine is a Noble Endeavor

Translating the Science of Medicine into Clinical Benefit.

We Believe in the Power of the Science of Medicine

Translating the Science of Medicine into Clinical Benefit.

We Believe that Medicine has had a Profoundly beneficial effect on humankind

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The ETHOS Mission

Our mission at ETHOS Health Communications is to improve the care and outcomes of people by becoming the leading source of credible, authoritative health information, resources, and activities. Our focus is to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking. We are committed to creating the highest quality content and programming that informs, inspires, and activates.

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About ETHOS

ethos [ee-thos, ee-thohs, eth-os, -ohs]

noun

  • Sociology. The fundamental character or spirit of a culture; the underlying sentiment that informs the beliefs, customs, or practices of a group or society; dominant assumptions of a people or period. <In the Greek ethos the individual was highly valued.>
  • The character or disposition of a community, group, person, etc.
  • The moral element in dramatic literature that determines a character's action rather than his or her thought or emotion.

Origin: 1850-1855; from Greek ēthos custom, habit, character

Focus

Our focus at ETHOS Health Communications is to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking. We are committed to creating the highest quality content and programming that informs, inspires, and activates.

Our company has distinguished itself through our team of highly credentialed science and strategy professionals with the training and experience to work in true partnership with pharmaceutical and biotech professionals "to translate the science of medicine into clinical benefits."

Our mission is to improve the care and outcomes of people by becoming the leading source of credible, authoritative health information, resources, and activities.

Core Values

  • We believe in the power of the science of medicine
  • We believe that medicine has had a profoundly beneficial effect on humankind
  • We believe that contributing to medicine is a worthy and noble endeavor
Core Values

Key Qualities

Qualities That Set ETHOS Apart

Strategy, Science, and Experience

At ETHOS, extensive pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience coupled with impressive credentials and leadership in science and medicine ensures that our teams bring unparalleled value to our clients. Each team is staffed by professionals with advanced degrees - PhD, MD, PharmD, MBA - from top institutions, and dedicated to a client team with the goal of creating an Integrated Partnership. The company's strong scientific and strategic capabilities ensure a deeper understanding of the value and relevance of clinical data; and enhance our knowledge and skill in building programs that translate science into clinical benefit to improve practice patterns and patient outcomes.

Novel Approaches and Innovative Solutions

ETHOS prides itself on being a problem-solving, solution-minded organization. With our novel methodologies and a passion for doing great work, we transform challenges into opportunity for our clients. And, with a clear understanding and a keen focus on our clients' objectives, we build innovative, evidence-based, and strategically guided solutions at the scale of the problem.

Excellence in Execution

We know that optimal results are achieved when there is equal emphasis placed on superior strategic thinking, precise planning, and excellence in execution. With this understanding, we work diligently to create and implement programs that are of the highest scientific and educational value. As we master these practices, we capture best practices into our ETHOS Standards of Excellence and train all team members.

Client Testimonials

“Really impressed with your attention to detail, timeliness, and strategic grounding”
- (Sr. Medical Director)

“In 20 years, I've seen good and bad advisory boards. Never before have I seen exemplary advisory boards until I worked with ETHOS”
- (Global Brand Director)

“ETHOS is the most strategic, scientific, and professional organization I’ve worked with...”
- (World-renowned Thought Leader)

“The whole ETHOS team is great...they make my life so easy. Happy to be working with ETHOS!”
- (Associate Director, MSLs)

“We never knew how bad our old process was until we worked with ETHOS”
- (MSL)

“Best-in-Class” medical communications company
- (Sourcing Lead)

“Top-notch” organization
- (Brand Manager)

“A Best practice”
- (Marketing Director)

“ETHOS seems to have captured magic in a bottle. The depth of talent at the company is so impressive. No matter who I work with at ETHOS I find them to be exemplary. And this seems to be a common theme with other brands that work with ETHOS. I recommend them everywhere.”
- (Sr. Brand Manager)

Integrated Partnerships

Different by Design

ETHOS Health Communications is different by design. The company is a full-service health communications company committed to the success of our clients. In order to deliver on this commitment to our clients, ETHOS has developed an approach that is unique in our industry. Following are the key elements of ETHOS’ unique approach:

  • Consistently demonstrate our commitment to the science and focus on Translating Science Into Clinical Benefit
  • Be opportunistic in the marketplace and in suggesting ways to enhance strategies and tactics; identify and share best practices
  • Measure the value of our work and be responsible and accountable for results; continually look for ways to improve the quality and impact of our programs
  • Understand that clients demand value from their programs as these initiatives are designed to improve patient care
  • Appreciate the unique nature of each client, brand, and project
  • Conduct our business with a long-term outlook
  • Remain focused on the fact that our reputation is based on work completed
expert medical education scientifically & strategically driven

Integrated Partnerships

At ETHOS, our scientific, strategic, and tactical expertise and experience makes us a unique, valued partner to our clients. We consistently find ourselves building client relationships that transcend the typical client-agency interaction. We love what we do and it shows in the work we produce and the relationships we build.

We work hard to become a true integrated partner—a member of the team— by offering support, guidance, and novel approaches to seize opportunities and tackle challenges. To ensure that these "promises" are more than just words, we have designed and practice a different way of "doing work." At ETHOS, our teams are built around our customers; from the lead Strategic Consultant to the Scientific Director to the writers and program managers—a truly customer-integrated team.

What does this mean for you? It means that we’ll be right by your side, ready to do whatever is necessary to get the job done, take work off of your plate, and deliver results. We have a keen understanding that results = superior strategic thinking + precise planning + excellence in execution, and we are dedicated to each part of this equation every day and long-term.

Services

Comprehensive Strategic and Tactical Planning

Commercialization/Market Preparation, including Launch-Readiness Planning

  • Thought leader identification, plans of action, and development
  • Scientific and therapeutic advisory boards
  • Speaker bureau identification, planning, training, and development
  • Content development for scientific, clinical, promotional, and internal training use

Medical communications content development for scientific, disease state, promotional, and field training purposes

Scientific and data analyses, interpretation, and recommendations

Congress/medical association planning, innovative programming, and content development

  • Strategic and tactical publication planning, development, and implementation
  • Manuscripts, study reports, review articles, newsletters
  • Innovative programming, meetings, and events
Innovative Methodologies

Please contact us to learn more about these novel approaches

Medical Detectives

This is a patient-centric, innovative, highly engaging approach to case-based learning that incorporates experiential learning techniques to provide a more interesting, thought-provoking exploration of key medical education concepts and practices.

Each case is carefully crafted to place the audience in the position of “medical detective”—sorting through clues, analyzing information, and piecing together the narrative like a puzzle to solve the problem presented by the case.

ETHOS Science Matrix

This user-friendly, customizable resource summarizes and interprets key clinical and preclinical datasets to establish validated, evidence-based clinical messaging and identifies scientific commercialization opportunities as they relate to the competitive market landscape.

The Matrix has proven to be an invaluable tool for Medical and Marketing, and has also been expanded into a training tool to enhance the knowledge and skill of the sales team.

ETHOS IMPACT Tool

An analytical tool designed to enhance marketing impact by optimizing the brand's tactical reach and frequency (impact) against target audiences.

ETHOS Engage

ETHOS Health Communications understands the growing need to enhance interactivity and engagement in today’s live meetings and other events. Designed for use with the iPad, the new ETHOS Engage meeting platform transforms the traditional live meeting experience, facilitating more meaningful interactions between attendees and the meeting content while providing powerful data collection capabilities. The ETHOS Engage meeting platform offers specialized applications to facilitate a range of live meetings, including advisory boards, speaker training, and sales training programs.

Emerging Science Networks

A series of web presentations bringing together physician affinity groups to receive and discuss educational content based upon specific characteristics.

  • Attendee recruitment based upon specific physician characteristics and interests
  • Attendee Lists to be provided prior to each program, leveraging KOL relationships to ensure program attendance
  • All programs to begin with attendee introductions and an overview of affiliations/characteristics relevant to the program
  • Audience Response Questions (with instant display of responses) and Live Chat features stimulate attendee discussion and engagement
  • Option to culminate at a live event after the series of web presentations

Leadership Team

Click on the photos of the individuals below to learn more about the members of our leadership team. As you will see, the unique breadth and depth of their experience combined with their determined focus guide our company’s efforts to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking.

Meet Our Team

At ETHOS Health Communications, we are committed to providing the best in science and strategy to contribute in the most meaningful ways to the goal of improving the care and outcomes of patients. The company is comprised of more than 80 experienced and credentialed professionals who are devoted to what we refer to as our "Prime Directive" - Translating the Science of Medicine into Clinical Benefit. The members of our senior team possess decades of practical and leadership experience in healthcare, notably: pharmaceutical sales and marketing, strategic consulting, advanced scientific research and development and clinical care at nationally recognized academic institutions. We are proud of our strong and growing reputation for delivering innovative and proven results. For this we have earned our clients' trust, resulting in long-standing relationships.

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ETHOS Health Communications is a rapidly growing, high-energy, team-focused company committed to improving patient health through comprehensive science-centered research and education. If you feel strongly about medical education and contributing to the improvement of patients’ lives, please contact us.

Current Job Openings

Editor

At ETHOS, the Editor’s primary responsibility is to edit/review promotional and non-promotional evidence-based, scientific content developed for our pharmaceutical and biotech clients. The Editor must ensure that all content is of the highest editorial quality, is in accordance with ETHOS’ and our clients’ policies, and meets our clients’ expectations.


Editors report to the Managing Editor who reports to the Vice President of the Content Development Department.


Summary of Responsibilities:
Editorial responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Editing, formatting, and proofreading scientific content in a variety of deliverables (eg, slide presentations for advisory board meetings and speaker training, sales training modules, brochures, scientific posters) in a paperless environment
  • Fact-checking a high volume of content against primary sources (eg, peer-reviewed scientific journals, medical textbooks)
  • Ensuring that content aligns with the client’s medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes
  • Ensuring that content aligns with the AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition
  • Interfacing with internal ETHOS team members as required to:
    • Obtain direction on the specific deliverables and scope of the work to be performed
    • Coordinate timelines and workflow
    • Resolve content-related queries generated during the fact-checking process and throughout the production process with the Medical Writer and/or Scientific Director
  • Interfacing with the Managing Editor to manage assigned workload and set priorities
  • Creating and maintaining style guides and developing other educational tools for each assigned team
  • Supporting the Program Management Department by tagging and linking documents in a proprietary electronic system
  • Supporting the Information Specialist by obtaining permissions and ordering references

Required Experience and Skills:
  • 5 to 7 years’ editorial experience, including 3 years in the pharmaceutical/medical communications industry
    • Experience in editing non-CME promotional content is preferred
    • Experience in the advertising industry may be considered
  • High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint applications and Adobe Acrobat comment and markup tools
  • Intimate knowledge of the latest edition of the AMA Manual of Style
  • Familiarity with general scientific concepts and ability to grasp more complex scientific applications
  • Ability to work in a variety of therapeutic areas (eg, neurology, immunology, oncology)
  • Ability to interface effectively with Program Managers and Strategic Consultants to set and rearrange priorities as necessary
  • Ability to manage projects and their associated timelines effectively
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively with each assigned team
  • Ability to adhere to various client-specific style guides
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficiency in conducting Internet searches (particularly of PubMed)
  • Knowledge of standard proofreaders’ symbols
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the process of publishing scientific/clinical manuscripts

Additional Qualifications Considered:
  • Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS) certification
  • Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) credential

About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications’ focus is to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking. We are committed to creating the highest quality content and programming that informs, inspires, and activates.


Our company has distinguished itself through our team of highly credentialed science and strategy professionals with the training and experience to work in true partnership with pharmaceutical and biotech professionals "to translate the science of medicine into clinical benefits."


Our mission is to improve the care and outcomes of people by becoming the leading source of credible, authoritative health information, resources, and activities.


ETHOS Health Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Coordinator

At ETHOS, the Program Coordinator (PC) plays an important role in the successful delivery of our programs. The PC works under the direction of the Program Director (PD) or Program Manager (PM) or on the client team to which he or she is assigned.


Together, the PD, PM, and PC work to manage and coordinate the details of program delivery with excellence in execution in an effective and efficient manner.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Program Development and Deliverables: Under the direction of the PM, traffic the project deliverables through the departments ensuring that due dates are relayed and obstacles are identified and communicated to the PM or PD (or independently resolved). Prepare and disseminate the assignment report and facilitate assignment team meetings.


    File all client communications and project-related documents as required by the Standard Operating Procedures.


    Manage the client's medical/legal/regulatory (MLR) process including submissions, contracting with taggers, communications with the client's MLR and monitoring status.

  • Communication: Coordinate internal and external schedules and meetings; support the PM in providing status updates to the team via oral and/or written communication; support recruitment activities and coordinate initial and follow-up communication with program faculty and attendees; participates in internal meetings and client calls and takes meeting notes

  • Finance: Assist the PM in reviewing invoicing documents and final reconciliation, prepare Sunshine Act reports and any ancillary reports as required by the client, and create draft task order and scope of work. File all financial documents.

  • Program Logistics: Under the direction of the PM or PD, provide all meeting logistical planning and execution including site search and contracting, travel arrangements, venue spec sheets, food/beverage, A/V and all sunshine reports as related to physician expenses.

This position may require occasional travel.


Skills necessary for success as a Program Coordinator

  • High level of expertise
    • Understand the project development process from a trafficking perspective
    • Ability to traffic up to 20 projects simultaneously through the workflow process and confirming the team understands their assignment and deadline
    • Strict attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Verbal, written and interpersonal skills
    • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project, Outlook)
    • Identify potential workflow obstacles and provide solutions
  • Moderate level of expertise
    • Basic financials for a service based business

Professional Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred. May consider relevant work experience in lieu of Bachelor's Degree.
  • 1-2 years' related experience in a client service or agency setting.

About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications' focus is to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking. We are committed to creating the highest quality content and programming that informs, inspires, and activates.


Our company has distinguished itself through our team of highly credentialed science and strategy professionals with the training and experience to work in true partnership with pharmaceutical and biotech professionals "to translate the science of medicine into clinical benefits."


Our mission is to improve the care and outcomes of people by becoming the leading source of credible, authoritative health information, resources, and activities.


ETHOS Health Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please submit your information to:
Patricia D. Kelly
Vice President - Human Resources
ETHOS HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS
642 Newtown-Yardley Road
Newtown, PA 18940
215-867-1900
careers@ethoshc.com
Medical Writer - Oncology

ETHOS Health Communications is seeking an experienced medical writer or senior medical writer for its Oncology team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year promotional medical writing experience in oncology (including renal, breast, multiple myeloma) with a medical communications agency.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conducting literature searches
  • Developing multiple drafts of content in various forms (including, but not limited to slide decks for speaker training and sales training, executive and comprehensive summaries, meeting materials) up to and including the final draft that is submitted for dissemination to the client.
    • Writing to the standards, format and requirements of our clients
    • Supporting the medical/legal/regulatory (MLR) review process, answering all queries that come up during the MLR review process, understanding all changes that the MLR process requires, and directing the required changes
  • Organizing and annotating references
  • Interacting with clients in various formats, such as live meetings, teleconferences, webinars
  • Keep up-to-date with clinical, technological, and business developments in relevant therapeutic areas

Required Experience and Skill:

  • Advanced degree, PhD, PharmD or MD
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word®, PowerPoint®, Excel®, Adobe Acrobat®, and reference-management software (eg, RefMan and EndNote®)
  • Familiarity with the house style guide and all relevant style manuals from clients
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and time management skills
  • Detail oriented and able to develop high quality content with minimal supervision.
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills; this includes the ability to formulate queries that will elicit appropriate feedback from reviewers

About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications' focus is to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking. We are committed to creating the highest quality content and programming that informs, inspires, and activates.


Our company has distinguished itself through our team of highly credentialed science and strategy professionals with the training and experience to work in true partnership with pharmaceutical and biotech professionals "to translate the science of medicine into clinical benefits."


Our mission is to improve the care and outcomes of people by becoming the leading source of credible, authoritative health information, resources, and activities.


ETHOS Health Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Contact Information:

Patricia D. Kelly
Vice President - Human Resources
ETHOS Health Communications, Inc.
Newtown Office Park
642 Newtown-Yardley Road
Newtown, PA 18940
215-867-1900 (phone)
215-968-3240 (fax)
www.ethoshc.com
Strategic Consultant (Strategic Account Director) (Ref. # 6003)

Employer: ETHOS Health Communications
Position: Strategic Consultant (Strategic Account Director) (Ref. # 6003)
Location: 642 Newtown Yardley Road, Suite 100, Newtown, PA 18940

Duties:
Draw on experience with scientific research, pharmaceutical, drug knowledge, clinical and medical data interpretation, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat tools, PubMed and the process of authoring and publishing scientific and clinical research, excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation of technical, scientific, and clinical information to understand the marketing and clinical landscape of the client's brand, and develop marketing strategy and execute scientific marketing programs that help position the brand successfully in the market. Design and conduct analyses of the targeted therapeutic areas and pharmaceutical brands in order to structure strategic solutions that help clients achieve their strategic imperatives. Demonstrate ETHOS' capabilities and strategic recommendations through effective presentation. Identify business opportunities to sell and close business with clients. Secure business opportunities and act as the strategic advisor to marketers and other managers. Oversee the delivery team that implements the programs sold to clients, ensuring that the programs are strategically on target and delivered to the utmost satisfaction of our clients within budget and on time. Organize and lead company resources to bring the highest value to our clients. Gather market insights from clinical thought leaders and market research reports, to advise clients on strategies and marketing program tactics for effective brand management. Gather information on competitive landscape in which the brand operates by conducting research, seeking guidance from experts, and asking questions. Provide reports of analyses identifying optimal opportunities for programs to enhance the marketing position of the drug in the appropriate stage of development. Lead meetings and teleconference calls with client to review and discuss identified opportunities for programs based on research and analysis. Provide response to client requests for strategic recommendations regarding their position in the marketplace and next steps for marketing their drug in the therapeutic space. Develop marketing messages for drugs in various stages of development. Understand the science of the brand and effectively communicate the science through various distribution channels to support key marketing messages. Perform final strategic review of all marketing content developed, including slide decks, correspondence with client, and any other documents related to the programs (such as advisory board meetings, speakers bureau meetings, sales training meetings, medical congress programs, online webcasts). Lead development of and work with the full team to create strategic and marketing brand plans for clients. Present the plans and recommendations to clients, and ensure the client is clear about the details of programs, including the strategic framework that underpin the plans. Interpret financial reports and determine subsequent actions that must be taken to manage the active programs to ensure that the financial goals including revenue, profitability, staffing, and resource allocation are achieved. Review financial status with clients on a regular basis, and keep clients apprised of any out-of-scope work and the financial implications of any changes in scope.


25% domestic and international travel required for client and business development.


Requirements:
Master's degree in Science, Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Marketing, Management, Business or a related field plus 3 years of post-baccalaureate's experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill set described above. In lieu of Master's degree and 3 years of experience, the employer will accept a Bachelor's degree in Science, Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Marketing, Management, Business or a related field plus 5 years of post-baccalaureate experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill set described above.


Contact:
Patricia Kelly
ETHOS Health Communications
642 Newtown Yardley Road, Suite 100
Newtown, PA 18940

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