Medical Writing Medical Communication Out On Our Own

Volume 25, Issue 2 - Medical Communication

Out On Our Own



Welcome to the OOOO section of Medical Writing.

Whilst members who attended the free lancers’ networking meetings in The Hague (November 2015) or Munich (May 2016) may have noticed the recent changing of the guard at the Freelance Business Forum, for those who did not, please allow us to introduce ourselves as Julie and Satyen, the new Freelance Advocates.


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Medical communication writers: Who are they and what do they do?
President's Message
Suggested reading in recent issues of European Science Editing
Medical affairs writing: A key role to relay medical information to everyone
Top ten questions about careers in MedComms
Staying ahead of the game in the changing arena of ethical medical communications - Viewpoint of a freelance medical writer
A PhD and medical writing: A good match
Writing for pharmaceutical or medical device companies: A survey of entry requirements, career paths, quality of life, and personal observations
Medical Gems
The request for proposal process: A brief overview for trainee medical writers
Winners of the Geoff Hall Scholarship Essay Competition
Abstracts from the EMWA Spring Conference Poster Session
News from the EMA
Journal Watch
In the Bookstores
The Webscout
Regulatory Matters
Lingua Franca and Beyond
Gained in Translation
Medical Writing Teaching
Profile - An Interview with Juliane Chaccour - Writing in Mozambique
Letter to the Editor
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