GLOSSARY: Pharma Discussion

A Pharma Discussion, or pharmaceutical discussion, refers to a group of pharmaceutical professionals meeting on a regular basis to update the participants on activities, regulations, and practices related to pharmaceutical processes. Information is provided primarily from the participants; attendees are generally managers/scientists with at least two year's experience. They have a broad knowledge of their company's practices and equipment. Some attendees (accompanying the primary participant) may specialize in computer systems, regulatory affairs, or any field associated with the process under discussion.