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


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.

Does your agency help you get your work noticed?

Are you REALLY getting scientific and strategic value from your agency?

Is your agency staffed with scientifically credentialed individuals?

Are you tired of the bait and switch?

Is your agency truly a part of your team?

How would you like a team dedicated to your business?

Is your agency putting more work on your plate than what it is taking off?


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


  • 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


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 strategy 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.


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.


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.




Apply Now

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

Network Administrator

The IT team is a vital department within ETHOS. As a result, we are looking for professionals who care about the quality of their work and value they can deliver. Given the nature of the Network Administrator position, the ideal candidate will possess not only technical skills and strong desire to learn and contribute, but also superb communication, listening, and dynamic soft skills.  

Reporting to the IT Director, the Network Administrator will be responsible for providing computer hardware, software, telecommunications, and technical support to ETHOS Staff. The Network Administrator’s time encompasses roughly 50% user support, 25% network and server support, and 25% contribution to enhancement projects. Sample daily scope of work duties include:  

  • Providing end user support for various levels of technical and non-technical staff  
  • Monitoring help desk support requests via Track-It software  
  • Deploying, supporting, and troubleshooting PC hardware components, desktop operating system software (Win 7\8 and Mac OS X), and application software (Microsoft Office 2013 and 2011 for Mac)  
  • Supporting and troubleshooting server hardware components, server operating system software, and application software (Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 with HyperV)  
  • Deploying, supporting, and troubleshooting iOS devices including iPhones and iPads along with associated apps  
  • Configuration of major network components including Firewall, Routers, and Switches  
  • Supporting VOIP telephony system  
  • Supporting Backup Systems  
  • Assist with Office 365 and SharePoint 2013 enhancement projects  
  • Assist with maintenance of several MS SQL 2008 Databases and reporting using Crystal Reports  
  • Interfacing with consultants and vendor technical support  
  • Provide technical recommendations to solve business problems and\or improve existing processes  
  • Lead \ Assist with other projects and initiatives

Recommended Skillset

  • Positive attitude with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role (or internship equivalent)
  • Working knowledge of advanced network topologies (firewalls, switches, routers, Wi-Fi access points)
  • Exposure to:
    • Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012
    • HyperV
    • 2008 Active Directory
    • Windows 7 and 8 Professional
    • Mac OS X
  • iOS configuration and device support
  • Office 2013 and Office 2011 for Mac
  • Exposure to Office 365 enterprise experience a big plus
  • SharePoint experience a plus
  • Exchange experience a plus
  • MS SQL 2008 Database experience a plus
  • Crystal Reports experience a plus
  • Coding \ scripting knowledge a plus
  • Microsoft and\or Cisco certifications recommended but not required  

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.

Please contact:  
Patricia D. Kelly
Vice President – Human Resources
ETHOS Health Communications
642 Newtown-Yardley Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Scientific Director

The primary responsibility of the Scientific Director (SD) is to ensure that all content developed is evidence-based, is of the highest editorial quality, meets the strategic objectives of our clients, and ultimately translates science into clinical benefit. The SD functions as the scientific team lead and is responsible for providing scientific and medical expertise, strategies, and perspectives by staying abreast of the most up-to-date research and other changes in the marketplace that impact the therapeutic area and the Brand. The SD is expected to partner effectively with Strategic Consultants (SCs) to translate the strategic, marketing, and educational objectives of our clients into compelling programs. The SD serves as the primary quality-control contact for internal and external content development and actively manages the input of Key Opinion Leaders, authors, and faculty.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced life sciences degree: MD, PhD, or PharmD
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive medical writing experience
  • Communication agency experience (at least 3 years’ experience)
  • Ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team setting
  • Superior time management skills to work effectively within demanding timelines
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with clients and thought leaders in a variety of therapeutic areas
  • Proficiency in Word®, PowerPoint®, Excel®, Adobe Acrobat®, and reference-management software (EndNote®)

To learn more about this position, please contact Patricia Kelly, Director of Human Resources, at

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