Michael Perlmutter, MS, PharmD, Joins Physicians’ Education Resource® as Medical Director

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Accomplished Medical Communications Professional to Support Growth of Company’s Continuing Medical Education Programming

Michael Perlmutter, MS, PharmD

"Michael Perlmutter will be an integral part of the planning, growth and development of our offerings and will help us maximize the educational impact of our iconic national and international conferences," said Phil Talamo, Physicians' Education Resource.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), the go-to source for excellence in continuing medical education (CME), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Perlmutter, MS, PharmD, as Medical Director. Perlmutter, who comes to PER from Quintiles Medical Education, Inc., will be responsible for the planning and development of scientific content for PER’s CME programs for clinicians managing patients with cancer. Recognized for his work in delivering scientific content and excellent outcomes in CME programming, Perlmutter will be instrumental in supporting PER’s future growth.

“We are delighted to have Michael join us as our new Medical Director. His wealth of clinical and industry expertise combined with his capacity for building outcomes-based CME programming aligns with our vision for PER, and will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow and expand our initiatives,” said Phil Talamo, Vice President, Independent Medical Education and Operations, Physicians’ Education Resource. “Michael will be an integral part of the planning, growth and development of our offerings and will help us maximize the educational impact of our iconic national and international conferences, as well as PER’s various regional meetings, satellite symposia, and online activities. We are thrilled to have him join us as we carry out the PER mission of advancing cancer care through professional education.”

Perlmutter brings over 15 years of CME experience to PER, most recently from Quintiles Medical Education, where as Medical Director he was responsible for ensuring the overall accuracy and timeliness of medical content for Quintiles’ continuing educational programs. Perlmutter maintains extensive experience working with faculty to develop educational programming in oncology, including initiatives focused on the management of solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, as well as supportive care issues that impact the treatment of patients with cancer. An outcomes-focused executive, Perlmutter possesses a deep understanding of the best methods for effectively conveying a wide variety of CME initiatives.

Perlmutter also served as the scientific director for Interphase, A Division of KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC (formerly Thomson Medical Education); medical writer for Strategic Implications International, a company of Cardinal Health Healthcare Marketing Services; and associate medical director for Churchill Communications. He is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and a regular attendee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual conference.

Perlmutter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences (Livingston College), a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (College of Pharmacy) and a Doctor of Pharmacy (College of Pharmacy) from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as well as a Masters of Medical Science from Hahnemann University Graduate School.

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About Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Physicians' Education Resource (PER) is the certified medical education resource of choice for live and online activities focusing on oncology and hematology. Based on identified needs and practice gaps, PER provides high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading national and international faculty with a focus on practice-changing advances and standards of care in treatment and disease management. PER serves the oncology health care community, including physicians, fellows, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists and researchers. Learn more at http://www.gotoper.com.

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Robert Walker
Senior Marketing Manager
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC
(609) 378-3701
rwalker(at)gotoper(dot)com

Alana Suko
For Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC
(267) 932-8760 x310
alana(at)hornercom(dot)com

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