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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Forthcoming issues of Medical Writing

March 2019: Careers in medical writing
By choice or by chance? Medical writing work is very diverse and so are the careers of people in this field. This issue will focus on stories about medical writing careers.

Guest Editors: Brian Bass and Raquel Billiones

June 2019: Generics and biosimilars

This issue will introduce readers to generics and biosimilars; provide and discuss their key legal and regulatory aspects in the US and Europe; and discuss their economics and how they affect pharmaceutical companies.

Guest Editor: Diana Radovan

The deadline for feature articles is March 10, 2019.


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

The deadline for feature articles is June 10, 2019.


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. 


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  • Amy Whereat (SpeaktheSpeech Consulting, Asnieres sur Seine, France)

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