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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Upcoming Issues of Medical Writing

December 2020: Writing for patients

This issue will feature articles from some of the key opinion leaders in the area of writing for patients. We will cover aspects such as the current state of information given to patients and how we can do this better, the role of the medical writer with patient associations, the patient voice in research publications
and writing up patient-reported outcomes, writing for the internet, and how patient needs are being incorporated into traditional medical communications.

Guest Editor: Lisa Chamberlain James and Amy Whereat

The deadline for feature articles has passed. 

March 2021: Social media

For many people, social media has become a primary source of information, including that related to medicine and healthcare. This issue will include articles about this trend, how to leverage different social media tools and how to write for social media.

Guest Editor: Diana Ribeiro

The deadline for feature articles is December 8, 2020.

June 2021: Mentorship

No one is born a medical writer. This issue will explore the important role that mentorship plays in the professional development of medical writers.

Guest Editor: Clare Chang

The deadline for feature articles is March 8, 2021.


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

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