Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

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Medical Writing Themed Issues for 2019 and 2020

September 2019: Trends in medical writing

The medical writing industry is growing and evolving at a fast pace, and we need to keep up with the trends. From public disclosure to global medical writing, find everything you need to know in this issue.

Guest Editor: Somsuvro Basu

December 2019: Artificial intelligence & digital health

Technological innovation is overtaking all industries, and medicine is no exception. Artificial intelligence, digital health biohacking, and health optimisation are growing trends, and as medical writers, we must understand and communicate these advances.

Guest Editor: Evguenia Alechine

The deadline for feature articles is September 9, 2019. 

March 2020: Visual Communications

Medical communications frequently include a visual component
to aid in transmitting difficult concepts and articulating ideas. Graphics are crucial to translate the growing amounts of data available and to quickly communicate information in digital tools.
Medical writers should understand how to visually engage the reader, either by preparing their own graphic material or collaborating with design or illustration professionals.

Guest Editor: Ana Goios

The deadline for feature articles is December 10, 2019.

June 2020: The data economy

In an increasingly digitised world, data are economic assets that are becoming the lifeblood of the world economy. Medical writers need to know how the data economy affects the development of healthcare products and should understand which big data repositories are reliable, the specialised data analysis approaches needed, and the issues around big data protection.

Guest Editors: Raquel Billiones and Sam Hamilton

The deadline for feature articles is March 10, 2020.


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