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    Engaging Health Care Professionals with Scientific Storytelling

    Storytelling is the basis for human connection, with oral and written traditions stretching back for millennia. 

    Our brains have evolved to respond to stories.

    It is not only patients and consumers who respond to excellent stories. Scientists and health care professionals are also humans with emotional and intellectual attachments to engaging narratives.

    February 6, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Bringing Structure to Scientific Manuscripts: What Is IMRAD?

    One of the most useful acronyms in a medical communicator’s toolkit is IMRAD. 

    It stands for the sections of a scientific research paper: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.

    January 23, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Editing and Organizing References in EndNote

    By Stephen N. Palmer, PhD, ELS, Texas Heart Institute

    Use these EndNote tips and tricks to save time and solve problems when citing book chapters, making global text edits, maintaining journal title words and abbreviations, collaborating with other users, and correcting erroneous page numbers and corrupted in-text citations. This Mini Tutorial describes tips for EndNote X7. Exact steps may differ for later versions.

    January 9, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Proofreading Tips for Busy Medical Communicators

    In medical communication, it is critical to ensure that documents and other materials are free from mistakes, inconsistencies, and errors. The stakes are high, and even though few of us reach perfection, it is important to utilize all the tools at our disposal to get as close as we can.

    December 12, 2022 at 9:00 AM

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    What Are the Most Important Medical Writer Qualifications?

    Writers and editors with a passion for medicine and science are exploring opportunities in the growing field of medical writing.

    The explosive growth of health care technology, pharmaceuticals, and other related areas creates multiple possible entry points for writers and editors who possess the skills and qualifications to enter and advance in the field.

    November 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM

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    What Does It Take to Be a Medical Editor? Exploring Editing Careers

    Every quality document requires the attention of a thorough editor, and medical and scientific documents require extra care to uphold scientific rigor. 

    October 17, 2022 at 9:00 AM

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