CMR Institute acknowledged for pharmaceutical leadership development program

June 15, 2016 — LTEN Annual Conference, National Harbor, Maryland — CMR Institute, the strategic sales solutions provider of choice for leading life science companies, today won the 2016 LTEN (Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network) Excellence Award in the Industry Partnership category. The award recognizes content and service providers for their work in support of a client’s learning and development function in the past year.

The award was for the development of an Emerging Leaders’ Certificate Program that CMR Institute created in partnership with a mid-sized pharmaceutical company. The resulting program, which is designed to help pharmaceutical sales managers develop the leadership skills they need to succeed, offers online courses—with accompanying training guides—on topics such as leadership development, communication, and sales management.

“We are honored to be acknowledged for our work in leadership training for the life science industry,” said Michelle O’Connor, CEO and President of CMR Institute. “LTEN is the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely devoted to strengthening training in the healthcare industry. This award recognizes the importance of practical, actionable and engaging sales and leadership training for life science professionals.”

About CMR Institute Through our extensive blended learning library CMR helps pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic professionals maximize market access, connect effectively with decision makers, and demonstrate the value of their products and services. Founded by a team of visionary physicians and healthcare companies in 1966, CMR Institute educates 12,000 professionals annually in 35 countries and provides services to more than 75 of the leading life science companies worldwide.

About LTEN

The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network ( is the only global 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization specializing in meeting the needs of life sciences learning professionals.  LTEN shares the knowledge of industry leaders, provides insight into new technologies, offers innovative solutions and communities of practice that grow careers and organizational capabilities. Founded in 1971, LTEN has grown to more than 1,900 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies, and industry partners who support the life sciences training departments.

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