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Volume 27, Issue 3 - Editing

My First Medical Writing

Abstract

We all have been at the first stages of our careers, knowing what we want to do but without much experience. This is the case of many aspiring medical writers who come out of academia with a burning desire to become
medical writers but without much knowledge of the industry and, sometimes, not confident of whether they have what it takes.

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Regulatory Matters
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Getting Your Foot in the Door
My First Medical Writing
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