Sanofi Group Solid Organ Transplant Medical Science Liaison in Los Angeles, California


The Solid Organ Transplant (SOT) Medical Science Liaison (MSL) provides comprehensive medical and scientific information in connection with Sanofi products.

The SOT MSL serves as an advanced field-based scientific professional for US Medical Affairs division of North American Pharmaceutical Operations. The SOT MSL shares scientific and clinical data exceptionally well, communicating directly with US healthcare providers and clinical researchers via appropriate compliant scientific exchange, clinical research, disease state awareness/education and medical education gaps. Also, the SOT MSL serves as a field-based scientific professional to facilitate research, education, or other collaborations. The position supports US Medical Affairs mission of generating, translating, and communicating clinical and scientific data to US healthcare providers and decision makers to demonstrate the safe and appropriate use of Sanofi products, technologies, and services in support of optimal patient care.

The responsibility of the SOT MSL is to establish scientific and professional credibility with customers and other healthcare stakeholders, communicate appropriately and compliantly via scientific exchange on the value of Sanofi products, provide insights to internal teams on key medical education gaps relevant to healthcare decision makers, healthcare providers and identify clinical research sites or educational opportunities when appropriate. SOT MSLs serve as the principal field-based scientific resource between US Medical Affairs and external health care providers involved in pharmaceutical selection, access and health care decisions. SOT MSLs engage in scientific exchange by providing clinical data or disease state education in response to clinical, disease state, and evidence-based guideline information requests from health care providers. SOT MSLs also communicate Medical Materials Review Committee (MMRC)-approved clinical information, in compliance with applicable SOPs. SOT MSLs also identify and communicate customer insights to internal teams to inform the medical research and provide field-based representation to facilitate research, education, and other collaborations, in compliance with applicable SOPs.

Territory : AZ, CA, OR, WA


Primary responsibilities of this role are to facilitate information, education, and research activities for physicians and ancillary healthcare professionals regarding in-development or commercialized Sanofi products.

Demonstrate Strong Scientific/Technical Expertise in support of Solid Organ Transplant :

  • Understanding of clinical knowledge

  • Understanding of the disease state and broader therapeutic area

  • Understanding of scientific evidence regarding Sanofi products, technologies & services, relevant disease states, and healthcare management

  • Understanding of clinical trials methodology, outcomes, and limitations

  • Understanding of connection between healthcare providers and organizations within the MSL designated territory and across the region

  • Understanding and translation of complex scientific and clinical data to healthcare providers with varying levels of expertise and internally within Sanofi

  • Proficiently utilize and communicate clinical data, therapeutic guidelines and other technical tools in the field

  • Understanding and contribution to US Medical Affairs strategy regarding new product analysis and clinical decision-making for the US healthcare provider

  • Drive internal understanding of US Medical Affairs with respect to unmet medical education and research needs

Effectively Manage Regional Responsibilities in support of Solid Organ Transplant:

  • Principal field-based medical point of contact for healthcare providers within the region

  • Communicate and disseminate scientific and clinical data in response to unsolicited requests for information as appropriate per medical field policy, using oral presentations, written communications, scientific literature or other approved materials and tools. Provide timely, fair balanced, objective information.

  • Create and execute medical engagement based on medical education needs, within the region

  • Create and maintain medical relationships with key medical, surgical, pharmacy, and other healthcare professional organizations which includes response to medical requests, dissemination of verbal or enduring MMRC-approved educational resources in response to medical needs, and coordination of US Medical Affairs research collaborations

  • Identify and provide medical education solutions for unique or impactful medical learning opportunities

  • Ability to work seamlessly across various levels of healthcare providers and within institutions

  • Consistently and appropriately partners with Sanofi field and home office colleagues regarding shared stakeholders, learnings and insights in a manner that is fully adherent with all Field Interactions Policies

  • Ability to effectively represent the needs of healthcare providers to US Medical Affairs and other Sanofi colleagues ensuring that unmet needs are identified, understood, and prioritized

  • Identify and build strong collegial relationships with thought leaders within assigned geographical area

  • Provide meaningful input into clinical research agendas by collecting, synthesizing and communicating customer insights to internal partners.

Communicate and Disseminate Medical Education and Medical Information in support of Solid Organ Transplant:

  • Establish and maintain credible peer-to-peer scientific interaction with international, national, and top regional thought leaders based on cutting edge clinical data and information.

  • Displays ability to assimilate scientific data accurately, with strong learning agility, and to communicate such information clearly and with appropriate balance

  • Serve as a primary resource for clinical and scientific information to internal associates and external health care providers. Communicate effectively to internal medical and business partners as needed

  • Proactively communicate MMRC-approved scientific and clinical information within medical field policy to ensure delivery of high quality education to impact optimal patient care.

  • Demonstrate excellent communication of clinical trial findings and other healthcare decision support tools to inform healthcare providers

  • Connect healthcare providers as appropriate with Sanofi medical or other resources to address their information needs (e.g., Medical Unit physicians, Outcome Liaisons, Medical Information).

  • Collaborate with US Medical Affairs, Regulatory, Legal, or other departments and external experts

  • Participate in professional communication and dissemination at scientific congresses and other professional meetings via podium or scientific poster presentations

  • Lead the identification and assist in the development of field medical tools and other communication approaches, collaborating with the appropriate Medical Affairs colleagues

Collaborate with Field and Home Office Partners:

  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork and partnership within US Medical Affairs and with Medical Unit, Market Access, Patient-Centered Business Unit, Corporate Affairs, and other colleagues

  • Collaborate with field-based and home office medical, EBM and commercial partners to meet healthcare providers medical information requests, support medical strategy, and align as appropriate with commercial activities. Provide training and expertise as needed

  • Contribute to medical or business partner meetings to ensure appropriate collaboration and provide scientific/educational updates and communicate medical needs within the organization

  • Provide input in the development of and ensure the appropriate execution of clinically relevant regional or national medical meetings (e.g. advisory boards, consultant or investigator meetings)

  • Engage in support of medical advisory boards or other activities that strive to understand the application and impact of current or planned clinical trials

  • Communicate medical education gaps and propose solutions to relevant internal colleagues

  • Serve as a medical resource for ongoing training needs and provide medical support at meetings if requested

Communicate Impactful Field Insights in support of Solid Organ Transplant:

  • Identify and regularly communicate field insights and emerging clinical trends to internal stakeholders and broader medical strategy and agenda by gathering, synthesizing, and communicating uncovered educational gaps to internal medical teams.

  • Communicates field insights to the Medical Core team

Identify potential clinical research investigators or other partnerships with healthcare stakeholders in support of Solid Organ Transplantation:

  • Identify, evaluate, and communicate potential opportunities for clinical investigators with qualified investigators in to address appropriate scientific questions aligned with overall medical strategy.

  • Serve as a liaison for the review and submission Investigator Sponsored Trial proposals.

Demonstrate Compliance via Understanding of and Adherence to Applicable Policies and Standards:

  • Complete all required training, demonstrate a deep knowledge and understanding of Sanofi’s relevant procedures, guidance’s, and adhere to corporate policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate accountability for all necessary and appropriate Sanofi legal, regulatory, and compliance review of communication materials, research or other partnerships, or other types of activities. Collaborate effectively with the Medical Affairs and other colleagues, including the Standards and Quality Assurance teams, to understand and ensure adherence to relevant policies and standards.

  • Complete all activity documentation, expense reporting and other administrative responsibilities in a timely manner


  • MD, PharmD, PhD preferred (Solid Organ Transplant clinical practice or sciences) or PA/NP/DNP accompanied by previous pharmaceutical industry or clinical research experience in solid organ transplantation

  • Knowledge and experience in therapeutic area of Solid Organ Transplantation

  • Clear understanding of local medical practice and clinical decision making in regards to patient care

  • Interpretation of key scientific data and ability to translate this information to meet educational, clinical, and research needs

  • Understanding of healthcare systems affecting patient care

  • Understand the design and execution of research studies

  • Exemplary communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to think strategically PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

  • This job requires extensive use of computer equipment - Must be able to operate home office equipment such as computer, iPad, iPhone, printer and be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office software such as Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • This job has specific physical requirements (e.g. lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc.) Please specify: Must be able to travel 75% of the time, drive and lift in accordance with airplane and automobile travel LEADERSHIP SUCCESS PROFILES & COMPANY VALUES Job requires consistent demonstration of appropriate behavioral competencies as defined through the company’s Leadership Success Profile and Company Values Model.



Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life