Medical Writing Medical Writing Education Essential modules for teaching publication writers

Volume 22, Issue 1 - Medical Writing Education

Essential modules for teaching publication writers

Abstract

Medical writers often help train researchers to compose and publish scholarly articles. Although this represents only a small portion of what medical writers do, it is important for those who train academic researchers to be knowledgeable and competent. Here, I describe 16 modules, each consisting of specific writing and editing activities, which need to be taught to publication writers. I also suggest a simple evaluation system for assessing 14 competencies in medical writing and editing needed by publication writers to perform their role successfully.

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