Pharmacovigilance Physician Academy

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Pharmacovigilance Physicians

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Graduates Holding Diplomas

Certificate of Added Qualifications in
Medical Review


  •  Open to physicians working in the Pharmaceutical Industry with a job that includes performing Medical Review of Individual Case Safety Reports (ICSRs)

  • The CAQ is intended to demonstrate that a candidate has completed a formal education program covering advanced topics in pharmacovigilance medical review, as well as having submitted cases for formal review.

  • Training supervised by a physician either at your company or by a consultant familiar with program standards. 

  • Certificate not valid for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or AOA Category 1 credit.

  • Information from the American Medical Association regarding Category 2 credit

  • Certificate valid for 10 years. To renew for another 10 years, complete Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities.


Head of Medical Review: Ask us how to become trained to offer this Certification to your team without cost. Small team? Ask us how to hire a consultant to assist you with content delivery.


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Certified Pharmacovigilance Physician

Pharmacovigilance Physicians provide medical guidance for signal detection and aggregate reports, develop Reference Safety Information, and have knowledge of medical review. Pharmacovigilance is based on epidemiology, the basic science of public health. This advanced Continuing Professional Development is intended to benefit  "Global Safety Leaders."

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