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16 de Abril     Open Access  
3D Printing in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
AADE in Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
ABCS Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Abia State University Medical Students' Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
ACIMED     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
Acta Bio Medica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Acta Bioethica     Open Access  
Acta Bioquimica Clinica Latinoamericana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Facultatis Medicae Naissensis     Open Access  
Acta Informatica Medica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Medica (Hradec Králové)     Open Access  
Acta Medica Bulgarica     Open Access  
Acta Medica Colombiana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Médica Costarricense     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Medica Indonesiana     Open Access  
Acta Medica International     Open Access  
Acta medica Lituanica     Open Access  
Acta Medica Marisiensis     Open Access  
Acta Medica Martiniana     Open Access  
Acta Medica Nagasakiensia     Open Access  
Acta Medica Peruana     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Médica Portuguesa     Open Access  
Acta Medica Saliniana     Open Access  
Acta Scientiarum. Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Acupuncture and Natural Medicine     Open Access  
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Addictive Behaviors Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi / Health Sciences Journal of Adıyaman University     Open Access  
Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Advanced Biomedical Research     Open Access  
Advanced Health Care Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine     Partially Free   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Bioscience and Clinical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Clinical Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 28)
Advances in Life Course Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Lipobiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Medical Education and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
Advances in Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Medicinal Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Advances in Microbial Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Molecular Oncology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Molecular Toxicology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Advances in Parkinson's Disease     Open Access  
Advances in Phytomedicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Advances in Preventive Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Advances in Regenerative Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment     Open Access  
Advances in Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Veterinary Science and Comparative Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Advances in Virus Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Advances in Wound Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
African Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Journal of Biomedical Research     Open Access  
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
African Journal of Trauma     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Afrimedic Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Aggiornamenti CIO     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
AJOB Primary Research     Partially Free   (Followers: 3)
AJSP: Reviews & Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Al-Azhar Assiut Medical Journal     Open Access  
Alexandria Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Allgemeine Homöopathische Zeitung     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Alpha Omegan     Full-text available via subscription  
ALTEX : Alternatives to Animal Experimentation     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Biomedical Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Biomedical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
American Journal of Biomedicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
American Journal of Chinese Medicine, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Clinical Medicine Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
American Journal of Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Law & Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
American Journal of Managed Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
American Journal of Medical Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Medicine Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Medicine Supplements     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of the Medical Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
American Journal on Addictions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
American medical news     Free   (Followers: 3)
American Medical Writers Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Amyloid: The Journal of Protein Folding Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Anales de la Facultad de Medicina     Open Access  
Anales de la Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Uruguay     Open Access  
Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Analgesia & Resuscitation : Current Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Anatolian Clinic the Journal of Medical Sciences     Open Access  
Anatomical Science International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Anatomical Sciences Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Anatomy     Open Access  
Anatomy Research International     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Angewandte Schmerztherapie und Palliativmedizin     Hybrid Journal  
Angiogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ankara Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Mecmuası     Open Access  
Annales de Pathologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Annales françaises d'Oto-rhino-laryngologie et de Pathologie Cervico-faciale     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annals of African Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Bioanthropology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Annals of Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Annals of Biomedical Sciences     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Annals of Family Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Annals of Ibadan Postgraduate Medicine     Open Access  
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Annals of Medicine and Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Microbiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Annals of Nigerian Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Saudi Medicine     Open Access  
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annual Reports in Medicinal Chemistry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Annual Reports on NMR Spectroscopy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Annual Review of Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Anthropological Review     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Anthropologie et santé     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Antibiotics     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Antibodies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Antibody Technology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Anuradhapura Medical Journal     Open Access  
Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Apmis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Apparence(s)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Applied Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs     Hybrid Journal  
Applied Medical Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Arab Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arak Medical University Journal     Open Access  
Archive of Clinical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archive of Community Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives Medical Review Journal / Arşiv Kaynak Tarama Dergisi     Open Access  
Archives of Medical and Biomedical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Archives of Medical Laboratory Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Archives of Medicine and Surgery     Open Access  
Archives of Trauma Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Archivos de Medicina (Manizales)     Open Access  
ArgoSpine News & Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia     Open Access  
Arquivos de Ciências da Saúde     Open Access  
Arquivos de Medicina     Open Access  
Ars Medica : Revista de Ciencias Médicas     Open Access  
ARS Medica Tomitana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Arterial Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Artificial Organs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ASHA Leader     Open Access  
Asia Pacific Family Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Trials : Nervous System Diseases     Open Access  
Asian Bioethics Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Asian Biomedicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Cell Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Asian Journal of Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Researches     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Transfusion Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention     Open Access  
ASPIRATOR : Journal of Vector-borne Disease Studies     Open Access  
Astrocyte     Open Access  
Atención Familiar     Open Access  
Atención Primaria     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti - Classe di Scienze Medico-Biologiche     Open Access  
Audiology - Communication Research     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Auris Nasus Larynx     Full-text available via subscription  
Australian Coeliac     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Australian Family Physician     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Australian Journal of Medical Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Autopsy and Case Reports     Open Access  
Avicenna     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Avicenna Journal of Clinical Medicine     Open Access  
Avicenna Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Biochemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Physics     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)

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American Medical Writers Association Journal
Number of Followers: 5  
 
  Full-text available via subscription Subscription journal
ISSN (Print) 1075-6361
Published by American Medical Writers Association Homepage  [1 journal]
  • The Freelance's Guide for a Successful Social Media Journey: How to Keep
           Up with Recent Changes, Overcome Obstacles, and Get Optimal Results
    • Abstract: As most freelance medical writers and editors know, social media can help us build authority, engage with colleagues, connect with potential clients, and even grow our businesses. Yet using social media well, and without wasting time, is difficult. LinkedIn and Twitter, the most effective social ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Intermediate Health Economics and Outcomes Research & Real-World Evidence:
           Elements, Concepts, and Writing Constructs
    • Abstract: Speakers Patti Peeples, RPh, PhD Founder, CEO, and Principal Researcher of HealthEconomics.com, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Tom Drake, MA Founder and Director of Global Outcomes Group, Reston, VA Rising health care costs are driving many organizations toward value-based decision-making methods to decide ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • I Have the Abstract: How Do I Make It into a Poster'
    • Abstract: Speaker Michelle E. Stofa Research Communications Manager, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE Medical research poster presentations can be considered a form of art that is well-received by audiences when they are visually appealing; well organized; consistently ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Clinical Trial Transparency for Writers
    • Abstract: Speaker Elizabeth Schiavoni, MS Life Science Writing Solutions LLC, Buffalo, NY This presentation sought to orient medical writers on the current status and importance of clinical trial transparency. Elizabeth Schiavoni began by providing some facts about the need for transparency in clinical ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Zika-The Bite Heard Round the World
    • Abstract: Speakers Larry Lynam Principal, The Lynam Group, LLC, Coral Springs, FL R Michelle Sauer, PhD, ELS, CRA Director of Office of Sponsored Programs, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX This open session sought to update professionals in the medical writing industry on the history, science, ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Winning the Work: Grant Writing Basics
    • Abstract: Speakers Margaret Smith Editor/Writer, RTIInternational, Research Triangle Park, NC Loretta Bohn Senior Editor/Writer, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC Crafting grant proposals that are well written, tell a story persuasively, and get submitted on time is not easy. Margaret Smith and ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Changing Face of the Medical/Technical Editor
    • Abstract: Adapted from a presentation at the 2017 Society of Technical Communication Summit As a group, editors rarely make the news, but on June 29, 2017, employees from The New York Times walked out to protest potential cuts to the editorial copy desk. As reported in The Washington Post, editors are the ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • From the President
    • Abstract: Although by the calendar it has been a short time since I became president of AMWA, a lot has happened. Less than 2 weeks after our annual conference ended, President-Elect Cyndy Kryder and I attended an American Society of Association Executives meeting with our Executive Director Susan Krug and ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Biologics & Biosimilars: Regulations, Rules of Trial Design, and
           Rising Approvals
    • Abstract: Speaker Rochelle Mills, PhD Medical Writer and Consultant at Whitsell Innovations, Inc., Richmond, VA Biologics and biosimilars are gaining momentum across the global pharmaceutical market. In 2017, they were projected to account for approximately 20% of pharmaceutical sales. Costly and complex, ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Helen Osborne Highlights Health Literacy Awareness, Action, and Advocacy
    • Abstract: Helen Osborne, MEd OTR/L, (a) shines as this year's recipient of the AMWA Walter C. Alvarez Award. Dr Alvarez was a beloved and well-known 20th century American pioneer in medical communication. He pulled medicine down from high dusty shelves and delivered health information directly to the public ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Survey to Determine the Methods Writers Use to Create Content for the
           Summary of Clinical Efficacy (Section 2.7.3 of the Common Technical
           Document)
    • Abstract: Speaker Nancy R. Katz, PhD, MWC President, Illyria Consulting Group, Inc., Soda Springs, CA Drug applications submitted in Common Technical Document (CTD) format must contain Section 2.7.3, the Summary of Clinical Efficacy (SCE), which provides a high-level summary of efficacy data. Thus, the SCE ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Exhibitors
    • Abstract: Trilogy Writing & Consulting At Trilogy, medical writing is our passion. As specialists in clinical regulatory documentation, we provide a service that is more than just writing. Our writers are integral parts of our clients' teams: they are engaged in proactively planning, coordinating, and ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Professional Development for Medical Writers: Create, Promote, and Monitor
           Programs and Tools for Growth
    • Abstract: Speaker Linda Yih, BSc Director, Medical Writing Services, PAREXEL International, Lyme, CT Linda Yih works for a large international contract research organization (CRO) that employs approximately 160 medical writers and 30 managers. She believes that having a structured professional development ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Elements of a Great Multiple-Choice Test Question
    • Abstract: Speaker Nathalie Turner, MS, ELS Senior Grant Writer, Medscape Education, Newtown, PA There is an art to creating effective multiple-choice questions that test knowledge. Sometimes with poorly constructed questions, the test taker can guess the correct answer instead of applying their knowledge of ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Introduction to Health Economics and Outcomes Research (Heor) for Writers
    • Abstract: Speakers Beth Lesher, PharmD, BCPS Associate Director, Strategic Market Access, Pharmerit International, Bethesda, MD Catherine O'Connor, BA Senior Communications Analyst, Strategic Market Access, Pharmerit International, Bethesda, MD Health economics outcomes research (HEOR) is a growing field ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Medical Writer's Guide to Clinicaltrials. Gov Result Postings in the
           Evolving Regulatory Landscape
    • Abstract: Speaker Roshawn Watson, PharmD, PhD Associate Director, Clinical Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Boston, MA ClinicalTrials.gov is both a clinical trial registry and results database that is run by the United States (US) National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Annual Business Meeting with Town Hall: Saturday, November 4, 2017
    • Abstract: Celebrating the work of the year past and the promise of the year to come, at the annual business meeting AMWA leaders shared reports, welcomed new officers, and opened the floor to members for a town hall. Business Meeting President Lori Alexander opened the business meeting with a recap of "an ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • FDA Expedited Regulatory Approval Programs
    • Abstract: Speaker Monique Pond, PhD Medical Writer and Consultant, Whitsell Innovations, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC This session sought to help participants understand the similarities and differences between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expedited regulatory approval programs and learn strategies for ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Helping Non-Native English-Speaking Investigators Get Their Research
           Published in Quality Journals
    • Abstract: Speaker William R. Brown, MD Director, International Medical Editing Service, Denver, CO Preparing a manuscript for submission to a journal can be a daunting task for any researcher. But for non-native English speakers hoping to publish in quality English-language journals, it can be a monumental ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Trends of West Coast Medical Communicators: AMWA Pacific Coast Conference
           Survey Results
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION The AMWA Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) is a favorite event of AMWA members throughout the organization. In its original inception, this meeting was hosted by the Northern California Chapter at the Asilomar Conference Center on the Monterey Peninsula. Over time, it has evolved into an ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Realizing the Benefits of Structured Content Management in a Step-Wise
           Fashion
    • Abstract: Speakers Mitzi Allred, PhD Director, Clinical Operations, Merck, North Wales, PA Angela Horowitz, MPH Practice Director, Structured Content Management, ArborSys Group, Lawrenceville, NJ The goal of this session was to demonstrate the capabilities and potential of the new Merck Structured Authoring ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Common Cardiovascular Diseases: A Tutorial for Medical Writers
    • Abstract: Speaker Anne Erlich, PharmDS Principal Medical Writer, Write Market Access, East Brunswick, NJ Writers seeking an introductory or refresher course on basic cardiovascular concepts found what they were looking for in a brisk and entertaining presentation that speaker Anne Erlich, PharmD, introduced ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Getting Down to Business: The Nuts and Bolts of Starting (and Maintaining)
           Your Freelance Writing Business
    • Abstract: Speaker Eleanor Mayfield, ELS ELM Communications, Pittsburgh, PA This session targeted those new to the medical writing field (less than 3 years' experience). According to Eleanor Mayfield, there is no one pathway to a medical writing career, as freelances bring expertise from a variety of fields, ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Annual Financial Report, 2016-2017
    • Abstract: It has been a pleasure serving as treasurer for AMWA over the past year, and I am pleased to provide this financial report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. AMWA began the fiscal year in a strong financial position and continued to invest in new initiatives, so members have access to ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tech Tools to Help You Run Your Freelance Business
    • Abstract: Speaker Monica Nicosia, PhD Nicosia Medical Writer LLC, Bryn Mawr, PA This session sought to help freelances identify what tech tools are available that can help them with routine tasks in their business, how to research potential tech tools, and how to decide which tools are the best for them. ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • What You Should Know about PR and Marketing
    • Abstract: Speakers Hilary Graham, MA Senior Manager, Scientific Marketing, Luminex Corporation, Austin, TX Erin L. Boyle Senior Editor, Remedy Health Media, Arlington, VA Katrina Burton, BA Senior Communications Specialist at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX This session sought ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Ticking Clock: Maintaining Sanity for Qc
    • Abstract: Speakers Amanda Pennington, BS Quality Reviewer and Medical Editor, Whitsell Innovations, Inc. Oxford, PA Ashley Khan, PharmD Medical Writer and Consultant, Whitsell Innovations, Inc. Pittsboro, NC Quality control (QC) is an important step to finalizing regulatory documents, but to perform an ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • What Can Instructional Design Do for You'
    • Abstract: Speaker Deborah Anderson, PhD, MS, MT(ASCP)SH DGA Medical Communications, Bristol, PA At AMWA's 2017 Medical Writing & Communication Conference, one of the many great educational opportunities we attended was the open session "What instructional design skills do you need to learn to develop ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Jam Session for Seasoned Freelances: In Keeping with the Theme of This
           Issue, Our Freelance Forum Contributors-Cathryn D. Evans, Gail Flores,
           Melissa Bogen, and Ruwaida Vakil-Have Provided Their Own Unique Insights
           into Topics Raised during the Open Session Moderated by Brian Bass,
           MWC-"Jam Session for Seasoned Freelances."
    • Abstract: Clients Demanding Freelances NOT be Freelance There is a disturbing trend some seasoned freelances reported encountering lately in which clients insist their freelances take a W-2, which means they are legally not freelancing for that client but are actually part of the client's staff. Forcing a ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Are You Picking Up What I'm Putting Down' the Communication Conundrum
    • Abstract: Speaker Robin Whitsell Founder and President, Whitsell Innovations, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC As professional writers and editors, we depend on our excellent listening and communication skills, with our clients as well as our coworkers--but are we as good at listening and communicating as we think we ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Trash Talk: Drug Waste in the 21st Century
    • Abstract: Speaker Ashley Khan, PharmD Medical Writer and Consultant, Whitsell Innovations, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC As Ashley Khan put it, "[Pharmaceutical waste] is not something you think about in your day-to-day routine." However, thousands of metric tons of pharmaceutical waste are produced annually, which ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Communicating Benefit and Harm: Avoiding the NNE (Numbers Needed to
           Exaggerate)
    • Abstract: The McGovern Award is especially meaningful because it comes from a group of writers committed to fairly and effectively communicating complex medical information to the people who need it. We know how hard that can be. Our work has focused on helping people make good decisions. (1) What we have ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • An Overview of Pediatric Plans: Medical Writing for the Evolving Pediatric
           Landscape
    • Abstract: Speaker Jennifer Rilstone, MD, PhD Principal Regulatory Documentation Scientist, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada This session provides an overview in regulatory writing for pediatric medications. It outlines why pediatric plans evolved, what components make them effective, and ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Best Practices for Writing and Editing Cme Needs Assessments
    • Abstract: Speakers Donald Harting, MA, ELS, CHCP Manager, CE Grant Writing and Outcomes, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Fort Washington, PA Katherine Molnar-Kimber, PhD President, KMK Consulting Services of Kimnar Group LLC, Worcester, PA Nathalie Turner, MS, ELS Senior Grant Developer, Medscape ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Designing Your Regulatory Content for Multichannel Targets: New Media
           Channels, Writing, Technology, and Software
    • Abstract: Speaker Susan Bairnsfather, BSc Manager, Medical Writing, Indivior, Shreveport, LA In the old days, regulatory applications were typed on paper. Subsequently, the applications were written in word processing programs but still submitted on paper. Then regulatory writers began submitting the ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Posters
    • Abstract: To view the following posters from the 2017 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference click here. First Thursdays: Strengthening the FL AMWA Chapter Through Effective Networking Larry Lynam, Melory Johnson, Barbara Goodheart, Clyde Goodheart, Shara Parry, Irvin Peralta, Stanley Sack, Lynne ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Freelance Medical Editing, Writing, or Both: Which Path Is Right for
           Me'
    • Abstract: Speakers Julie Munden Medical Editor & Copywriter, Blue Ink Communications, Souderton, PA Lori De Milto, MJ Writer for Rent LLC, Sicklerville, NJ Both medical editors and medical writers have many interesting freelance opportunities. But choosing whether to be an editor, writer, or both can be ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Preface: 2017 Postconference Issue
    • Abstract: Each year ~900 members, nonmembers, presenters, volunteers, awardees, exhibitors, and staff take time from their busy lives to come together for the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference. This 4-day meeting is the flagship event of the year for AMWA members and provides an opportunity to ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Ready or Not: The New Medical Device Regulations Are Here!
    • Abstract: Speaker Felicia R. Cochran, BS, PhD, CMPP Associate Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services, Covington, KY The current European Medical Device Regulations (MDRs) and In Vitro Diagnostic Device Regulations (IVDRs) have replaced the former Medical ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • BY the NUMBERS
    • Abstract: PROGRAMMING 30 Workshops with 741 Attendees 36 Open Sessions 8 Posters 14 Exhibiting Companies with 32 Representatives 8 Staff 4 General Session Award Speakers 242 Gallons of coffee and hot tea served VOLUNTEERS 12 Conference Planning Committee Members. 50 Session Leaders 24 Workshop Leaders 33 ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Where Am I' A Work in Progress
    • Abstract: Of all the places I ever thought I might be, I never expected to be here. I was never going to be in a field as technical as medical communications. I never imagined I would have something of value to teach others. I never thought I would be successful. As hard as it is for me to believe that I'm ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The MWC Exam Is Coming to a Location near You This June and December!
    • Abstract: The Medical Writing Certification Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce that the MWC Examination will now be administered via computer-based testing (CBT) at IQT testing centers (httpswww.isoqualitytesting.com/locations.aspx) near major cities across the globe. Moving from paper-based ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Preface to the Online-Only Supplement to the 2017 Postconference Issue
    • Abstract: When I chose to devote this issue of the AMWA Journal to showcasing our AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference content, I knew that we would not be able to contain everything we wanted to share in the print issue alone. So we have developed this online-only supplement to the Spring 2018 ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Time-Saving Techniques for Microsoft Word: Best Tips, Shortcuts, Ideas,
           and Guides
    • Abstract: Speaker Zoe Wright Product Manager, Ideagen PLC, Nottingham, United Kingdom Zoe Wright works for Ideagen, one of the exhibitors at this year's conference. Every year, she offers a session on Microsoft Word, and the PDFs of the MasterClasses are all gathered on the company's website: ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Review of Processes and Some Best Practices for Narrative Writing
    • Abstract: Speaker Karen L. Campbell, MS Manager, Medical Writer & Consultant, Whitsell Innovations, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC In the world of clinical regulatory documents, there are 2 kinds of nonfiction stories to tell: that of the drug and its path to approval (or abandonment) and that of the subject. For ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Strategic Grantsmanship Principles for Academic and Scientific Writers
    • Abstract: Speaker J. Kelly Byram, MS, MBA, ELS CEO & Scientific and Medical Communications Lead at Duke City Consulting, LLC, Albuquerque, NM The first rule of thumb to strategic grant writing is "DON'T PANIC." In order to not panic, you can implement different tools and strategies to mitigate issues that ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Core Reference: A Year of Experience Preparing Csrs for Multiple Audiences
    • Abstract: Speaker Aaron B. Bernstein, PhD Principal Regulatory Writing Consultant, Aaron Bernstein Consulting, LLC, Millburn, NJ Aaron Bernstein has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and was a principal in the development of the CORE Reference tool. CORE (Clarity and Openness in ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Preface: Theme Issue: Clinical Trials
    • Abstract: If you have ever taken a pill, received a childhood vaccine, taken a spoonful of cough syrup, or received any of the thousands of other benefits of modern medicine, then you have been on the receiving end of a clinical trial. Clinical trials are research studies that explore whether a medical ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The Ethics of Genetics
    • Abstract: Introduction We are long past the days when plants and animals evolved slowly, the result of random genetic mutations that lent a survival advantage to the mutated member of like species. Fast-forward to 2015: CRISPR, a relatively simple, inexpensive technique to remove and replace specific gene ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • How Cells Communicate, Part 3: How Cells Respond to Signals
    • Abstract: Each cell is a living organism that interacts with its environment. Cells alter their behavior and even their size and shape in response to information they receive from their environment. For the cells in the human body, some of this information comes from chemical signals produced by other cells. ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Spending the Alpha: The Problem of Multiple Testing
    • Abstract: The randomized, double-blind, clinical trial is considered the gold standard for evaluating the safety and efficacy of new medications. In an interventional trial, eligible patients are randomly allocated to 1 of 2 or more different treatment groups, and their medical course is followed to evaluate ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Clinical Trial Data Sharing Statements Required by ICMJE in 2018
    • Abstract: During the last 20 years, significant strides have been made toward developing best practices for publishing clinical trial results, and the latest focal point of these best practices is data sharing. In January of 2016, the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) published a ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • AMWA Board of Directors Approves New Bylaws and Governance Structure
    • Abstract: In 2016, in an effort to comply with state and federal laws and with current governance best practices for associations, the AMWA Board of Directors embarked on a journey to update AMWA's governance documents and structure. As an important first step in updating the organization's governance ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Social Media for Clinical Trial Patient Recruitment: The Comprehensive
           Guide
    • Abstract: A clinical trial is the sole way that new medicines come to market. Mastering the process of finding, engaging, and activating patients for enrollment into a clinical trial is a key success factor for all biopharmaceutical companies developing new treatments, yet many companies often struggle to ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Gene Therapy: What Is It' How Is It Different from CRISPR/Cas9'
           Why Is CRISPR/Cas9 Getting So Much Media Hype'
    • Abstract: Introduction Cancer centers have been using genetic counseling and testing for years. Most of us are familiar with the much publicized BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations that cause specific types of breast and ovarian cancer and with how, today, patient treatment regimens target those subtypes. Through ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Estimands-Closing the Gap between Trial Objectives and Statistical
           Analysis
    • Abstract: The word may look like a spelling mistake, but it actually represents a new paradigm in clinical research--or, more precisely, a new and more nuanced way to look at clinical studies. With the new term comes a fully worked-out set of concepts that will change the way we perform clinical studies. ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Freelance Forum
    • Abstract: Q How much clinical trial data do you typically include in sales training manuals' What are the key issues in clinical trials that require education for sales reps' A I've been writing sales training materials, primarily for oncology agents, for 17 years. Most of my work involves writing print or ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • National Institutes of Health-Food and Drug Administration Clinical Trial
           Protocol Template
    • Abstract: Introduction Since its inception in 1990, the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) has provided detailed guidelines for the preparation of drug registration submissions to regulatory agencies across the globe, particularly with ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Streamlined Notetaking: Writing Minutes and Meeting Deadlines
    • Abstract: Someone just asked you to take minutes at a meeting. You will need to document a group's decisions, recommendations, rationales, and actions. What do you do' How do you prepare' At the US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), Technical Writers write minutes for as many as 6 meetings of our scientific ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • In Peer Review, We Need More Natural Intelligence
    • Abstract: Artificial intelligence could amplify the natural stupidity that often occurs during the peer-review process. I have seen reviewers automatically reject good articles for stupid reasons. A computer could automatically reject an article for stupid reasons much more quickly and efficiently. Rather ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Describe Your Methods in Your Methods Section
    • Abstract: Articles about original research tend to follow a standard format, called IMRaD, which stands for introduction, methods, results, and discussion. When trying to write this kind of article, many inexperienced writers make three classic mistakes: * They leave out something that is important. * They ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • FROM THE PRESIDENT: Inaugural Address
    • Abstract: It's a great honor to be here addressing you at the end of another spectacular annual conference. Last year, Lori addressed us and introduced a year of magic leading up to our conference here at Disney World. But, for anyone who might think that magic is easy, think again: it was a year with a lot ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -050
       
  • AMWA Fellows for 2017
    • Abstract: Fellowships are among the highest honors that AMWA members can achieve, and they are awarded only to those who have significantly contributed both to AMWA and to the profession at large. Candidates must have been active members in good standing for at least 5 consecutive years immediately before ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • 2016 Freelance Medical Communicators Tools of the Trade Survey Instrument
    • Abstract: Survey Q & A What is the purpose of this survey' The purpose of this survey is to collect data about the software, apps, and other tech tools that freelance medical communicators use in their daily work. Once analyzed, this information will help current and new freelancers expand and upgrade their ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    • Abstract: Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD, is Section Chief, Cell Therapy and Transplant; Director, Cancer Immunotherapy Frontier Program; and CCCR Director of Translational Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He is also a Professor of Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • AMWA from Coast to Coast
    • Abstract: Do you remember the first chapter event you went to' I do. I was living in the Boston area at the time, and I went to a dinner event with a speaker. I was alone and sat at a table of strangers, all of whom immediately welcomed me into their conversations, even though I was a new medical writer ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Results from the 2016 Freelance Medical Communicator Tools of the Trade
           Survey
    • Abstract: ABSTRACT Objective: To collect and analyze data about the software, apps, and other tech tools that freelance medical communicators use in their daily work. Methods: I administered a 34-question survey via SurveyGizmo and recruited participants primarily via fliers handed out at the 2016 Medical ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Missing Data in Clinical Studies
    • Abstract: You may think that this topic does not concern medical writers. You may think this is something for data managers or statisticians. Well, you may need to think again. Each and every study you write about in a publication or a study report will have dealt with the problem of missing data. Moreover, ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Have You Made Your Plans for the AMWA Conference in Orlando' It's 6
           Weeks Away!
    • Abstract: There is still time to register for this year's conference and enjoy all of its social and educational opportunities! Whether you registered as a SuperSaver in the Spring or only plan to register before the regular pricing ends on September 30, you'll need a plan for what you want to learn and ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Social Media and Health Literacy
    • Abstract: What exactly are social media' I wonder about that sometimes. If social media are limited to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the like, then I'm not a big fan or frequent user. But if social media are defined more broadly, count me in! In my way of viewing it, social media include all sorts of ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • ANOTHER Ethics Column''
    • Abstract: If you've been an AMWA member for any period of time, you may have noticed that professional ethics pervades our organizational culture. Nowhere is this more evident than on the AMWA website (Table 1), where a foundational document--the "AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Be Happy. Be Here
    • Abstract: We know that our attendees love networking and value learning, but there is so much more to do and see at our conference this year! If you've made the decision to attend AMWA's Medical Writing & Communication Conference at the Walt Disney World[R] Resort, Florida, we want to share some fun facts ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • How Cells Communicate, Part 2: Sending and Receiving Signals
    • Abstract: The human body is a macro-organism that is made up of trillions of micro-organisms: cells. The human body can function as a single, integrated organism because of the ways in which its cells communicate with each other, as tissues, as organs, and via the pathways that connect them. Part 1 of this ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Understanding Rigor and Reproducibility for Grant Applications: A Survey
           of Faculty at an Academic Health Center
    • Abstract: ABSTRACT Objective: The objective of this survey was to evaluate the perception and implementation of the NIH Initiative to Enhance Rigor and Reproducibility (NIH RR Initiative) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). This survey focused on 2 aspects of this initiative--the ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Avoiding Predatory Publishers in the Post-Beall World: Tips for Writers
           and Editors
    • Abstract: In January 2017, the medical publishing world was rocked by the news that the Scholarly Open Access blog that included "Potential, Possible, or Probable Predatory Scholarly Open-Access Publishers" was now offline. More commonly known as Beall's List, the blog was created in 2012 by Jeffrey Beall, a ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Taking the First Steps as a Freelance Medical Writer: What I Learned at
           the AMWA-Delaware Valley Chapter Freelance Workshop
    • Abstract: ABSTRACT Because I have recently made the transition to working as a freelance medical writer, I attended the AMWA-Delaware Valley Chapter 15th annual Freelance Workshop to expand my knowledge of this business. The overriding theme of the day's conference--underscored by the various ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Content Be Nimble: Creating More Versatile Consumer Health Information
           through Structured Content
    • Abstract: When it comes to making decisions about one's own health, the bombardment of online information is overwhelming. In her presentation at the 2016 Medical Writing & Communication Conference, Maria Essig, Content Technical Manager at Healthwise Inc, outlined the extensive efforts that Healthwise is ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • From Silly to Serious at the AMWA Conference in Orlando!
    • Abstract: The 2017 Medical Writing & Communications Conference will take place November 1-4 in sunny Orlando, Florida, and the Annual Conference Committee, AMWA Staff, and many of your peers have been working hard on plans for a great conference. Whether you are new to AMWA or an experienced practitioner, we ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • As Well, and as Well As
    • Abstract: As and well are simple, common English words. Like many simple, common English words, they can create pitfalls for writers. These pitfalls result from the fact that as and well are used to make some common phrases that function as a single word: * As well is a multiword adverb that means "also." * ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • AMWA Board Modernizing Governance Documents and Structure: As Technologic,
           Economic, Social, and Legal Changes Continue at a Rapid Pace, AMWA Must Be
           Flexible and Nimble in Order to Be Relevant, Successful, and Sustainable
    • Abstract: It is customary for associations to periodically review their association governance to determine whether it continues to meet their members' needs. This periodic review is important because a governance structure that served the association well in the past may no longer be satisfactory in meeting ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Slate of Candidates for 2017-2018 Election
    • Abstract: Each year, the slate of AMWA officers is chosen by the Nominating Committee, which consists of the Presidentelect (who serves as chair) and 6 voting members who are not members of the Executive Committee (EC). The Nominating Committee receives from AMWA headquarters the names and biographies of all ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Editors and Subject Matter Experts: Building Productive Working
           Relationships
    • Abstract: As a Document Specialist in the medical device industry, I edited procedures and other documentation used to operate the business, manufacture products, and comply with regulations. Like many editors, I relied on the authors to provide information that was accurate and appropriate for the audience. ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • From the President: Adapting to Our Professional World
    • Abstract: "It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change." --Leon C. Megginson As a medical communicator for more than 30 years, I've witnessed the evolution of our field firsthand. When I began life as a medical editor, I had to verify references by ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • How Cells Communicate, Part I: The Neuroendocrine System and Feedback
    • Abstract: The traditional motto of the United States of America is E pluribus unum, which means "out of many, one." Likewise, each human body is made up of trillions of cells, each of which is an organism in its own right. Yet the human body can function as a single organism because of how these trillions of ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Digital Toilet Paper Coupons
    • Abstract: Recently, a friend of mine complained that he keeps getting email messages offering him "digital toilet paper coupons." I am glad that I am not on that email list, because that email would drive me nuts. I have spent many years copyediting medical text. Thus, when I read "digital toilet paper ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • In the Interest of Public Safety: How Tragedy Shapes US Legislation
    • Abstract: Understanding how historical events have affected food and drug law and how current developments in the public and business landscape continue to shape US regulatory policy is of ever-increasing importance to medical communicators who currently work or are interested in exploring opportunities ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Q&A with Sara D. Hauber
    • Abstract: AMWA member Sara D. Hauber, MA, has been a professional editor and writer since 1996. Since 2009, her specialty has been health-related journal manuscripts, with a focus on developmental and substantive editing. For the past several years, she has been working on contract as a scientific writing ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Keeping Up with AMWA Social Media
    • Abstract: In 2009, then AMWA Journal Editor Lori Alexander approached me with an intriguing idea: write a regular column about social media for the AMWA Journal. In those early days of social media, some of us were discovering the benefits of social media marketing for our freelance businesses and Lori ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Orlando, Here We Come!
    • Abstract: Orlando, Florida, is known throughout the world as a vacation destination, but we hope you will take the opportunity to mix a little business and pleasure in your attendance at the Medical Writing & Communication Conference this year! Mark your calendars now for November 1-4 and maybe plan on a few ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • The Future of Print Medical Journalists: Strategies for Medical Writers to
           Lead and Stay Relevant in a Changing Publication Arena
    • Abstract: Speakers: Michelle Dalton, ELS Dalton & Associates, Reading, PA Caitlin Rothermel, MA, MPH, ELS MedLitera, Seattle, WA By Lisa Carricaburu, MBA Speaking about the future of medical journals, Leartus Connor, MD, in 1884 described them as the guarded terrain of medical experts, both as contributors ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • A Pilot Survey of Strategies for the Development of Clinical Summary
           Documents
    • Abstract: ABSTRACT Objective: To describe the tasks and responsibilities involved in creating 4 summary documents associated with a drug application filed in Common Technical Document (CTD) format: Summary of Clinical Efficacy (SCE), Summary of Clinical Safety (SCS), Integrated Summary of Effectiveness ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Writing under Fire: Skills and Opportunities for Writing in a Crisis
    • Abstract: Speakers: Angela N. Johnson, MSE, PMP, RAC Senior Professional Band Clinical Writer, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI * Catherine Cadogan, BS Senior Professional Band Clinical Writer, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI * Carrie Lauer, MS Contract Clinical Writer, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI * Presenters ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • From the Editor
    • Abstract: In 1981 I took second place in the Mentor Optimist's Oratorical Contest. Asked to speak on the topic of "our biggest challenge for the future," I chose to speak about communication. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Without communication, I posited, we are isolated and without any sense of community. An ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Lost in Translation No More: A Guide to Finding the Right Translator for
           Your Project
    • Abstract: You've worked hard for years to become a skilled and highly qualified medical writer. You've devoted countless hours to honing your skills through continuing education, are highly specialized, perhaps with an advanced degree or specialty certification, and your eagle eye for grammar is ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional
           Medical Writers: Released January 2017
    • Abstract: Introduction This joint position statement of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) describes the appropriate role of professional medical writers in the ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Tools Editors Use
    • Abstract: Speaker: Elizabeth Frick, PhD, ELS President, The Text Doctor LLC, Boulder, CO By Sushmitha Gururaj, MS Miracle worker. That's how Elizabeth Frick, PhD, ELS, fittingly described the arduous role of the editor. A veteran editor and trainer, Frick led a lively discussion on personal and professional ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • It's Time for Medical Writers to Get Big and Dirty: Writing Opportunities
           in Data, Biometrics, and Technology
    • Abstract: Speaker: Angela N. Johnson, MSE, PMP, RAC Senior Professional Band Clinical Writer, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI By Xin Liu Innovations in technology have brought many changes to health care. Sophisticated medical devices and electronic health records have permeated hospitals and medical offices and ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • American Medical Writers Association Annual Financial Report, 2015-2016
    • Abstract: I am pleased to provide this annual financial report for the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. AMWA began the fiscal year in a strong financial position and had prepared for a year of program growth and investing in the future. We are pleased to ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • Report on the 2016 AMWA Membership Survey
    • Abstract: INTRODUCTION The mission of AMWA is to promote excellence in medical communication and to provide educational resources in support of that goal. For this reason, AMWA periodically surveys its membership in an effort to inform the development of new educational offerings and, more generally, to ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
  • From the President: Working toward Achieving Our Strategic Goals
    • Abstract: By now you know that AMWA leaders have been extensively involved in reviewing and updating our association's governing documents. We've engaged in this painstaking process because of the importance of ensuring that AMWA's documents are in line with current-day best practices and laws. Remember, our ... (Publication: American Medical Writers Association Journal)
      PubDate: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -040
       
 
 
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