Medical Writing Authors Kelly Goodwin Burri

Kelly Goodwin Burri


Medical Devices - Volume 30, Issue 1

Hello, medical device fans! Social media is increasingly integrated into all aspects of our daily lives, even for many of you non-digital natives (myself included). In this issue, we look at how the medical device industry is beginning to utilise…

Medical Devices - Volume 29, Issue 4

The Medical Devices Regulation (MDR 2017/745) has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will now take effect on May 26, 2021.1 Some manufacturers may regard this as a slight breather, but there are still enough obstacles to overcome.…

Medical Devices - Volume 29, Issue 3

After the cancellation of EMWA’s Spring Conference this year, EMWA’s Medical Device Special Interest Group stepped up to ensure that members did not miss out on the Expert Seminar Series (ESS) by organising a virtual version of the event.

New documents required by the medical device regulation - Volume 29, Issue 3

This article introduces four documents associated with the new Medical Device Regulation 2017/745: the clinical evaluation plan, post-market clinical follow-up (PMCF) plan and PMCF evaluation report, and the summary of safety and clinical…

Medical Devices - Volume 29, Issue 2

May 2020 was set to be a busy month for medical device writers in Europe. The EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) was to take effect on May 26, and we were anticipating lively discussions on the final MDR preparations with our fellow writers at the…

The value of registry data in the clinical evaluation of medical devices - Volume 29, Issue 2

Medical device manufacturers must continuously evaluate all clinical data available for their products marketed in Europe. With the European Medical Device Regulation 2017/745 coming into force in May 2021, manufacturers are required to assess…

Medical Devices - Volume 28, Issue 4

Digital health is touching many aspects of the medical device world. Here Beatrix Doerr provides her perspective on the ways digital health and artificial intelligence have touched the medical device world and have already changed the way healthcare…

Intelligent use of artificial intelligence for systematic reviews of medical devices - Volume 28, Issue 4

Systematic literature reviews are an essential component of the medical device clinical evaluation process. The EU Medical Device Regulation requirement for regularly updated systematic literature searches will increase the burden on the medical…

Medical Devices - Volume 28, Issue 3

Medical devices should certainly be included on any list of trends in medical writing. That impression was only reinforced by the strong interest in device writing evident at this year’s EMWA spring conference. The three medical device workshops on…


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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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Jennifer Bell

Clare Chang

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Petal Smart

Amy Whereat

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Gained in Translation

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Getting Your Foot in the Door

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Good Writing Practice

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Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

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Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Namrata Upadhyay

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen


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Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

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The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

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Veterinary Writing

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