welcome to the apms

The Association of Pharmaceutical Medicine Singapore (APMS) was founded in 2006 (under a previous name) and reports into the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine (IFAPP).

The APMS is a not-for-profit organisation promoting Pharmaceutical Medicine by enhancing the knowledge, expertise and skills of physicians and allied scientists working in the Pharmaceutical sector in Singapore. APMS has a particular focus on new entrants and those earlier in their careers.


The APMS AGM and elections were held on 12th November, 2018. The newly elected Executive Committee is as follows:

Dr Ajay Tiku - President

Dr Alan McDougall - Vice President

Dr Arti Dhar - General Secretary

Mr Suhail Ali - Treasurer

Dr Aileen Dualan assumes the post of Past President.

APMS annual Symposium- 9am - 5pm, Thursday OCTOBER 10TH, 2019

Fairmont Singapore Hotel, 80 Bras Basah Road, 189560


Sessions include:

  1. Reinventing the Role of Medical Affairs
  2. Medical Affairs as a Strategic Partner for Launch Excellence
  3. Medical Affairs Capabilities - how to enhance your career
  4. Using Digital in Medical Affairs to Drive Patient Outcomes
  5. APMS Annual Awards for Excellence in Medical Affairs (new for 2019)

There will be sponsorship opportunities linked to the awards and the drinks reception after the event with more details coming shortly. Cost of the symposium for members is $50 and non-members is $100. The process of nominations for the annual awards will also be communicated shortly on this site and on LinkedIn.

digital workstream - call for members

The APMS would like to form a working group on the use of digital technology in medical affairs. If you are an APMS member and would like to join the group please contact alan.mcdougall@astellas.com