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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 biomedical research. Upon certification approval, successful individuals may use the postnominals ‘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

Application Process

Applicants must submit the online PCTM Application Form. After submission, based on defined parameters, the ATMP educational board will assign one of the following categories:

  • Category 1

    Applicants in this category will receive certification based on evaluation of their track records and experience without qualifying examination.

  • Category 2

    Applicants under this category must successfully complete the qualifying examination in order to become eligible for PCTM certification. Qualifying examination is held once a year at occasion of Annual Congress of the European society for Translational Medicine.

Exam Format & Duration

MCQs type (30 minutes)

Qualifying Examination Preparation

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

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

 Translational Medicine: Tools And Techniques ”1st Edition”

PCTM Certification Fee

  • PCTM fee (Annual): 350 US$

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

 

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