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Professional Certification in Translational Medicine (PCTM)

Professional Certification in Translational Medicine (PCTM) program is designed by the Academy of Translational Medicine Professionals (ATMP) to set the standards for excellence in field of translational medicine and to promote and maintain high quality in clinical research. After passing the PCTM qualifying examination, successful individuals may use the title PCTM.

PCTM Accreditation

Professional Certification in Translational Medicine (PCTM) program is accredited by the European Society for Translational Medicine (EUSTM).

PCTM Certification Benefits

  • After certification approval you may use the postnominals ‘PCTM’
  • Certification may increase your job opportunities and/or promotional possibilities by highlighting you from other colleagues and pool of other candidates.
  • Discount on registration fees for the EUSTM Annual Conferences.
  • Discount on publication charges for the EJMCM journal.
  • Keep updated with latest developments and trends in translational medicine field.
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities with key opinion leaders (KOLs) & decision makers from academia & industry.
  • Certification will show your competency to conduct and manage Translational Medicine studies & Projects.
  • Certification demonstrates your commitment to the advancement of Translational Medicine.

PCTM Qualifying Exam

Eligibility

PCTM qualifying exam is open to those who are professionally involved in either benchside, bedside or community healthcare. The program is especially suitable for:

  • Industry professionals (Pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, diagnostic companies, CROs, research reagent suppliers, IT service providers, data management companies)
  • Medical affairs personnel (medical directors, medical advisors, MSLs)
  • Clinician research physicians, clinical research associates (CRAs)
  • Clinical trial leaders and managers
  • Public health professionals
  • Regulatory affairs professionals
  • Academic faculty members and researchers
  • Post graduate students and scholars

Applicants must successfully complete the qualifying examination in order to become eligible for PCTM certificate. Qualifying examination along with preparatory course are offered several time in year.

Exam Format & Duration

MCQs type (30 minutes)

Upcoming Dates & Venue

  • 31 August, 2018 | Seoul, South Korea
  • 08 September, 2018 | Vienna, Austria
  • 13 October, 2018 | Madrid, Spain

Qualifying Examination Preparation

Recommended reading literature list will be provided to the applicants upon registration.

Exam Syllabus

  • TM General Concepts & Global Situation
  • Biomarkers in Clinical Trials
  • Data Mining & Management
  • Disease Modelling
  • Omics Sciences
  • Community Health

– For comprehensive preparation of the qualifying exam, the academy recommend to consult the book:

 Translational Medicine: Tools And Techniques ”1st Edition”

 

– PCTM Preparatory Course

Instructor

Prof. Dr Aamir Shahzad, MD, FRCP (Glasgow)
President: European Society for Translational Medicine (EUSTM), Austria
School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA

Course Duration:

3.5 Hours (Half Day)

Upcoming Dates & Venue

  • 31 August, 2018 | Seoul, South Korea
  • 08 September, 2018 | Vienna, Austria
  • 13 October, 2018 | Madrid, Spain

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PCTM Certification Process Fees

  • PCTM Preparatory Course Fee: 1200 US$
  • PCTM Qualifying Exam Fee: 250 US$
  • PCTM Annual Renewal fee: 200 US$

For further details, please contact the ATMP Academy at: atmp@eutranslationalmedicine.org

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