Course Description:

At this workshop, Dr. David Lim will walk you through to get familiar with the following subject areas.

Auditing and FDA Quality Management System for Medical Devices Including In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices

This workshop is intended to provide guidance on establishing and following auditing and quality management system for medical devices including in vitro diagnostic devices.

During this workshop (November 2, 2012), we will discuss how to establish and follow auditing and FDA compliant quality management system for medical devices including in vitro diagnostic devices.

Why Should You Attend:

Developing, implementing and following auditing and FDA-compliant QMS can significantly improve various processes in an organization and further expedite the regulatory processes, bringing innovative medical products to the global market faster and saving enormous amount of your unnecessary time, efforts and investment.

At this workshop, you will get familiar with auditing and QMS pertaining to medical devices, active implantable medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

The following key areas will be discussed during workshop:

  • Auditing
  • FDA Quality Management System
  • ISO 14155
  • ISO 14971
  • Various FDA, GHTF and MEDDEV Guidance Documents

Who will Benefit:

This seminar will be valuable for anyone in the FDA-regulated industry, including, but not limited to, medical devices, active implantable medical devices, in vitro diagnostic medical devices or combination products. This seminar will be particularly useful for those who are involved in quality, clinical and regulatory affairs and compliance.

This workshop is a must for those directly or indirectly involved in quality, clinical and regulatory affairs and compliance. In addition, this workshop will also be very beneficial to those preparing for and handling conformity assessment applications for CE marking purposes.

The following employees who will benefit include:

  • Regulatory affairs (associates, specialists, managers, and directors)
  • Quality assurance, quality control, and quality systems (associates, specialists, engineers, managers, directors and VPs)
  • Research and development (associates, scientists, managers, directors and VPs)
  • Product and development (associates, scientists, managers, directors and VPs)
  • Contract research organization (associates, scientists, managers, directors and VPs)
  • Site managers, and consultants
  • Senior and executive management (VPs, SVPs, Presidents and CEOs)
  • Contractors and subcontractors
  • Anyone interested!

Course Outline:

Schedule for Day 3, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | (Audit & QMS)
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Auditing
  • Definitions, principles and procedures
  • Defining, documenting and implementing audit(ing)
  • Maintaining and improving audit(ing)
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Short Break
10:40 AM - 12:00 Noon
[Quality Management System; QMS]
  • FDA Quality management system
  • ISO 14971
  • ISO 14155
  • FDA guidance documents including GHTF and MEDDEV documents
12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
[Quality Management System; QMS]
  • Quality manual
  • Quality requirements, procedures, and processes
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Short Break
2:40 PM - 4:00 PM
[Quality Management System; QMS]
  • Defining, documenting and implementing QMS
  • Maintaining and improving QMS
  • Lessons learned

Meet Your Instructor

Dr. David Lim

Dr. David Lim obtained his Ph.D. in biological sciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia and published his thesis research in the prestigious journal “Science.” Since then, Dr. Lim has held various positions at Duke, US National Laboratories, Intrexon Corporation, Terumo, US FDA/CDRH, and EraGen Biosciences, Inc., A Luminex Company. In 2009, Dr. Lim served as a panel member during the FDA’s Transparency Public Meeting. Prior to founding his own consulting firm (, Dr. Lim was Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at Aquavit Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in New York, wherein Dr. Lim provided inspiring and actionable solutions for sustainable business operation. Dr. Lim as Regulatory Doctor provides practical, actionable and strategic solutions integrated with emotional intelligence (EQ) skills for all aspects of global regulatory, quality, clinical and compliance matters. Over the years, Dr. Lim has analyzed over 1,000 FDA warning letters. Dr. Lim has also attended more than 50 FDA Advisory Panel Meetings and analyzed the subject matters and decision-making processes in detail. Dr. Lim is familiar with more than 200 medical products (medical devices including IVD products, biologics, drugs and combination products). Dr. Lim is a certified professional for regulatory affairs (RAC) and also is a certified quality auditor (CQA) by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Dr. Lim is an auditor, regulatory coach, consultant and instructor for global matters pertaining to regulatory affairs, regulatory compliance, quality and clinical affairs. Currently, Dr. Lim is serving as a faculty at the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) and is an advisor to the Presidents and CEOs of FDA-regulated industry.

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- Regulatory Manager

I think the instructor were very knowledgeable and material was excellent. Example and templates of PMA & 510k submissions were very useful because it set the framework of how to submit a quality 510k.
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