The Basics of Freelance Contracts for Medical Communicators

How familiar are you with the language of freelance contracts? Do you know how to spot a problematic contract clause?

As a freelance medical communicator, you are running your own business. Even if you’d rather be writing than wading through legalese, learning the basics of contracts is part of the job.

December 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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Topics: Freelancing

What Is a Clinical Study Report? A Medical Communicator’s Guide

A clinical study report (CSR) is a comprehensive regulatory report describing the data and outcomes observed in a clinical study.  

November 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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Tables and Graphs Are Medical Communicators’ Best Friends

Imagine a toolbox without a hammer. 

Medical communicators have toolboxes too. Visuals, such as tables and graphs, belong in that toolbox. We are telling scientific stories, and data are important elements in many of those stories.

November 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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How Do You Identify a Practice Gap for CME Activities

An essential skill for medical communicators involved in creating materials for continuing medical education (CME) activities is learning to identify a practice gap by conducting a gap analysis.

October 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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Numbers Matter: Essentials of Medical Statistics

How are you with numbers?

It’s important for all medical communicators to master the essentials of medical statistics. Medical writers are not the ones carrying out statistical tests or procedures, but they may be responsible for interpreting and reporting statistics.

October 4, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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Making the Case for Writing Compelling Case Studies

This blog is based on content presented by Scott Kober, MBA, and Eve Wilson, PhD, ELS, FACEHP, at the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference, as well as a panel discussion co‑hosted by AMWA’s Delaware Valley and Mid‑Atlantic chapters.

Crafting compelling case studies is a marketable skill for medical writers, especially those working in continuing medical education (CME). Demand is strong among medical education companies for freelance writers who can write brief screenplays for patient case simulations delivered via proprietary computer platforms.

September 20, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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