Medical Writing Careers in medical writing

Volume 28, Issue 1 - Careers in medical writing

March 2019

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Careers in medical writing

President's Message

President’s Message



Feature Articles

Educating the medical writer: A 5-year update

Cheeky medical writers: Transitioning from academia to medical writing

Making the leap: My move from academia to medical writing

From bench to pen: Life as a new medical writer

The grass is always greener on the other side

Pharmaceutical writer or CRO writer – choosing the right path

Career shift: Employment to freelancing

Medical writing and medical translation – two crossing paths

Career opportunities in medical device writing: Employee and freelance perspectives

Career shifts – surviving a change in geography

Grant writing and editing

1000 words in 1 picture

Medical writing at the management level

Thriving (and not just surviving) in a VUCA healthcare industry

Elevate your medical writing team to success

Clinical trial disclosure landscape and awareness in Japan

Special Section

Vignettes - Life After Medical Writing

Regular Sections

News from the EMA

Regulatory Matters

Gained in Translation

In the Bookstores

Medical Devices

Journal Watch

Veterinary Medical Writing

Good Writing Practice

Medical Communication

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Out on Our Own



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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.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Nicole Bezuidenhout

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Sarah Milner

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Daniela Kamir


Jennifer Bell


Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News 

Ana Sofia Correia 

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Maddy Dyer


Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Adriana Rocha


Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Louisa Ludwig-Begall / Sarah Kabani

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Layout Designer

Chris Monk