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Volume 28, Issue 1 - Careers in medical writing

In the Bookstores


They say, “Never judge a book by its cover”. But I do. I pick it up, weigh it in my hands, examine it front and back; sometimes, I even smell it, searching for any hints that will help me divine its worth. From the exterior, Successful Scientific Writing by Janice R. Matthews and Robert W. Matthews exudes utility; it screams, “research”.’ The cover is green, unadorned, and clean-lined. The high-quality spiral binding allows it to lay comfortably open on a desk, a lab bench, anywhere. This is a book that wants to be written in, to have its text highlighted, to have its pages dog-eared, to be used as any other common tool like a screwdriver or a pipette. Even the coffee stains on the upper right corner of my copy look perfectly at home.



Careers in medical writing
President’s Message
How to get your first job as a medical writer
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
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
Vignettes - Life After Medical Writing

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