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Volume 22, Issue 1 - Medical Writing Education

Regulatory Writing


The recent publication of the book Bad Pharma by Ben Goldacre1 has caused quite a stir in the medical writing community (and indeed throughout the pharmaceutical industry).


  1. Goldacre B. Bad pharma, how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients. London: Fourth Estate; 2012.
  2. EMA/CHMP/376406/2011. Questions and answers on the potential off-label use of celecoxib in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. Available from:
  3. EMA/272931/2011. Policy on the determination of the condition(s) for a Paediatric Investigation Plan/Waiver (scope of the PIP/waiver) Available from:
  4. Prayle AP, Hurley MN, Smyth AR. Compliance with mandatory reporting of clinical trial results on cross sectional study. BMJ 2012;344:d7373.



Medical writing education
Message from the President
EMWA's position on ghostwriting
Essential modules for teaching publication writers
Combined workshops on medical writing and publication ethics for Japanese postgraduate students and faculty members
Teaching scientific writing to non-native English speakers
A field guide to medical writing training
Teaching scientific writing using the learner-centred approach
On educating the medical writer
Learning and teaching clinical writing
Your professional association: A great way to expand your skills and advance your career
Pleasing the reader by pleasing the eye—Part 2 Page layout and readability
Implications of clinical trial data sharing for medical writers
In the Bookstores
Journal Watch
The Webscout
Manuscript Writing
Regulatory Writing
Medical Journalism
Medical Communication
Out On Our Own
The Light Stuff

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