Medical Writing

Are you potentially interested in medical writing? You don’t have to be working in medical research in order to get into this profession (but obviously an interest in medicine and medical research would be an advantage – as well as possessing excellent writing skills).

The following courses are intended for post-docs and PhD students:

Oxford on 9 January 2012 – The event will be held at the Medical Sciences Teaching Sciences, Centre (MSTC), South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PL.

Manchester on 8 March 2012 – The event will be held at the Sackville Street Building, University of Manchester.
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London on 13 July 2012 – The event will be held at the Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL.
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The events provide the opportunity to meet with a number of medical communications (MedComms) professionals for a highly engaging session which presents medical writing and account management in MedComms as an attractive career option. Attendees are simply asked to register in advance by emailing their name and current position to Peter Llewellyn to confirm their place. 

Career Profiles
What is it like to be a Medical Writer and how can you get into this career? Three profiles will give you a personal insight:
Caroline (freelance) 

Further information
Medical Communication information

European Medical Writer’s Association              
American Medical Writer’s Association                 

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