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Healthcare Leadership Academy

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Welcome to Healthcare Leadership Academy, a resource for pharmaceutical and healthcare leaders, with information to help you grow professionally and hone your leadership skills.

Browse articles about developing leadership and management skills that are essential for building stronger teams, executing successful projects, and advancing your professional skills.

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Leading in Healthcare: Essential Skills and Strategies for Success

Pharmaceutical healthcare leadership requires management principles, knowledge in the life sciences, and a concern for human lives and health.

The pharmaceutical sector is intensely competitive and fast-moving. Healthcare leadership requires preparation for unpredictable future scenarios while guiding and supporting their teams in the current situation.

Healthcare Leadership in Times of Crisis: Lessons Learned from COVID-19

Discover the impact of the pandemic on Saudi Arabia, the shifts in healthcare dynamics, and what it means for healthcare leaders.

COVID-19 left its mark globally, and the impact varied between countries and individuals. While Saudi Arabia handled the pandemic better than many countries, the lasting effects of COVID-19 still linger, especially for those in healthcare leadership.

Pharmaceutical Marketing: Creative Strategies for Success

Pharmaceutical marketing influences healthcare providers (HCPs) to adopt and prescribe new products. Traditional healthcare marketing involves personal visits, free samples (starter packs), journal advertisements, printed product literature, and gifts.

Today, doctors are overwhelmed by a flood of messaging, both in-person and through digital channels, and gifts are considered unethical. Clearly, pharmaceutical marketing needs new strategies.

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Audience and Appropriate Topics

The  Healthcare Leadership Academy welcomes submissions on all topics relevant to leaders in healthcare. Our topics include Leading in Healthcare, Leadership Lessons from COVID-19 and others. We prioritize stories that provide leadership advice to executives and managers in healthcare companies, offer actionable strategies for executing successful projects, and provide interesting angles on current healthcare topics. Submissions must be original work of the authors and unpublished.  When submitting, authors represent that they have included no material that is in violation of the rights of any other person or entity.


Articles must be educational and non-promotional. If they mention the author’s company or any of the company’s products or services by name within the text, such mention should be very limited and used for reference only, not for promotion. (For example, an author might cite a survey conducted by his company but not describe his company’s product as a solution to a business problem.) Articles will be edited for clarity, style and brevity. The final headline is determined by the editor.

Length of Submissions

Guest articles for the MDBriefCase Healthcare Leadership Academy may run between 500 and 1000 words. 


MDBriefCase reserves the right to accept or reject any submission  and the right to condition acceptance upon revision of material to conform to its criteria.   

No Compensation

There is no payment for contributed articles. However, MDBriefCase will give the author a byline. Authors are invited to link to the article on personal  websites, corporate websites and social media platforms.

Author Agreements

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