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 2,700 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies, and industry partners who support the life sciences training departments.

Together, we will advance global life sciences learning and leadership.

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Our Vision

As the global healthcare industry rapidly changes and the needs of our members evolve, so must LTEN. Our vision for the future is born from the desire to ensure that the Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN) is Advancing Global Life Sciences Learning.

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Our Mission

We are YOUR network and our entire reason for existing is to be the essential resource for life sciences trainer education and networking — enabling members to harness their collective knowledge; apply leading-edge technology; and deliver world class learning.

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Only LTEN specializes 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.

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5 Lessons for Global Leadership Development

  Feature Story - Wendy L. Heckelman, Ph.D. The life sciences industry continues to face challenges from the ongoing disruption in the healthcare marketplace and escalating pricing pressures. Like almost…
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The Global Impact of Learning in the Flow of Work

  Feature Story - Kristina Belyea Supporting continuous learning puts companies leaps ahead of others Have you heard the phrase “learning in the flow of work?” Many industry leaders and…
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Finding the Right Voice for Life Sciences Training

By Suzanne Weintraub Life sciences trainers, writers, researchers and project managers spend countless hours on the creation of training and development programs. When it gets to the final step of…
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Wellbeing, Workouts & Webinars: LTEN Members Connect With Health

By Deborah Bonzell Editor’s Note: Wellbeing expert and trainer Deb Bonzell has been kind enough to share her knowledge and insight into healthy lives – personally and professionally – with…
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Regional Field Trainers: A Unique Training Opportunity

By Shaun McMahon Regional field trainers (RFTs) are vital to understanding local healthcare practices and perspectives. Their unique position provides insight and real-world perspective crucial to succeeding in today’s crowded…
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Ashfield Excellence Academy Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence!

The global training, skills assessment, and process consultancy company focused exclusively on the healthcare sector, Ashfield Excellence Academy, celebrates its 20th birthday on September 17th, 2022. During our 20 years…
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7 Life Sciences Learning Leaders Join LTEN Advisory Council

The LTEN Advisory Council has added seven new members to its ranks, giving the group broader experience levels, interest areas and professional capabilities. The new members begin serving immediately. The…
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Hector Baeza Joins LTEN Board of Directors

Life sciences training leader Hector Baeza has been selected to join the LTEN Board of Directors. His appointment begins immediately. Baeza is executive director, U.S. commercial learning & development, at…

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