Medical Writing Trends in medical writing

Volume 28, Issue 3 - Trends in medical writing

September 2019

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President's Message



EMWA-AMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement

AMWA – EMWA – ISMPP Joint Position Statement on Predatory Publishing

Feature Articles

Omics in silico and other trends in biomedical research: Impact on how and what we write

Catching the wave of lifestyle medicine

Artificial intelligence – will we be replaced by robots?

Now more than ever, scientists must speak up for science

When less is more: Medical writers as guardians of curated content

Predatory publishing – what medical communicators need to know

How to combat medical misinformation with a sound content strategy

Subcontracting: Not for the faint of heart

Lay summaries and writing for patients: Where are we now and where are we going?

Clinical trial disclosure: Perspective from a medical writer for a contract research organisation

The 360° approach to authoring risk management plans

Trends in regulatory writing: A brief overview for aspiring medical writers

The medical writing landscape in China

Regular Sections

News from the EMA

Regulatory Matters

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients

In the Bookstores

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Veterinary Medical Writing

Medical Devices

My First Medical Writing

Journal Watch

Good Writing Practice

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Out on Our Own


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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Amy Whereat

Petal Smart

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Sarah Milner

Section Editors

Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News 

Ana Sofia Correia 

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk