Medical Writing Trends in medical writing

Volume 28, Issue 3 - Trends in medical writing

September 2019



President's Message

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.

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  • Amy Whereat (SpeaktheSpeech Consulting, Asnieres sur Seine, France)

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