Chairperson Management Part I: Keys to Successful Pharmaceutical Advisory Boards

By July 6, 2011The MEDUCOM Post

What makes a good Chair?

Beyond the obvious, some subtle considerations for selecting a Chair for a medical or marketing focused pharmaceutical Advisory Board meeting:

  • Conversational skills to take the edge off the “stronger” opinions within the group, and to engage the quieter participants
  • Comfort in keeping to a schedule while recognizing when flexibility in the agenda is desirable
  • A personal relationship with many of the Advisory Board members,  to effectively manage the personalities in attendance

To be continued…in the meantime, plan your next Advisory Board with us. Visit for more information.