About Us

FOR Medical Affairs. BY Medical Affairs.

MAPS is the premier global non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization FOR Medical Affairs BY Medical Affairs, offering tools and resources specifically designed to engage, empower and educate the whole MA function – across all MA disciplines and all levels of experience.


The MAPS community presents a unique and powerful opportunity to access leading MA professionals from over 130 life sciences companies around the world. Showcase your brand to this world-class network, generate new business leads, all while helping MAPS continue to develop the plethora of online learning tools, development programs, live events, and cross-industry standards and guidance for the MA community.


MAPS Mission

Our mission is to advance the Medical Affairs profession and increase its impact across the Life Sciences industry by

  • Promoting excellence across Medical Affairs functions
  • Developing guidelines to support industry standards and best practices
  • Fostering advocacy for the Medical Affairs position
  • Building capabilities and provide a platform that supports the practice of Medical Affairs

MAPS Vision

Elevate the role of Medical Affairs to be a partner with its Commercial and R&D colleagues, and lead the industry in scientific dialogue and the education of stakeholders on the safe and appropriate use of products and to accelerate access to medicine for the benefit of patients.



Key Milestones