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Event Title
FDA-EMA Parallel Scientific Advice (PSA) Program
March 16, 2022

March 16, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

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As medicines development continues towards a globalized approach, both the pharmaceutical industry and regulatory agencies increasingly seek opportunities to proactively engage early in product development. The Parallel Scientific Advice (PSA) program shared by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides a mechanism for experts to concurrently engage in scientific discourse with sponsors on key issues during the development phase of new medicinal products (drugs, biologicals, vaccines, advanced therapies). In 2022, scientists overseeing PSA at EMA and FDA conducted a 5-year program review. This webinar shares insights from the 5-year review and describes best practices for companies considering PSA.


  • FDA will provide an overview of the Parallel Scientific Advice (PSA) program. Participants will gain a general understanding including how to submit a PSA request, the expected procedure timeline and outcomes.
  • FDA will present findings from a 5-year PSA program review.
  • FDA will offer best practice recommendations for those considering a PSA request.


  • Regulatory affairs professionals and researchers working on global product development programs
  • Foreign regulators


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Real-time attendance is required for the certificate of attendance which can be used in support of CEs for the following professional organizations. Certificates are only available during the two weeks post-event.

This course has been:

  • pre-approved by RAPS as eligible for a maximum of 12 credits for a two day event (appropriate to real-time attendance) towards a participant’s RAC recertification upon full completion.
  • pre-approved by SOCRA who accepts documentation of candidate participation in continuing education programs for re-certification if the program is applicable to clinical research regulations, operations or management, or to the candidate's clinical research therapeutic area.
  • pre-approved by SQA as eligible for 1 non-GCP or non-GLP unit for every 1 hour of instructional time towards a participant’s RQAP re-registration.
  • approved by ACRP for continuing education in clinical research. ACRP will provide 1 ACRP contact hour for every 45-60 minutes of qualified material.


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