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Volume 25, Issue 4 - Medical Education

Covering a medical advisory board meeting and creating the report or publication: The role of the professional medical writer

Abstract

Medical advisory board meetings are anintegral part of the healthcare and, inparticular, the pharmaceutical landscape.These meetings serve to identify knowledgegaps in a specific therapeutic area and tosuggest measures that could be implementedand followed to bridge the identified gaps.Although the preparation and hosting ofthese meetings and the creation of themeeting reports and publications are tasksoften assigned to medical writers, there are nostandard guidelines or templates on how toaccomplish these tasks. In this article, wereport our experiences with medical advisoryboard meetings and the processes that wefollow to get the most out of these meetings.

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