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    Resources for Writing for a Global Audience

    We live in an increasingly globalized world, and the field of medical communication is no exception. In fact, most medical writers and editors are creating materials for a global scientific audience.

    A number of helpful resources, online and in print, exist to help people write clear, translatable prose for global audiences.

    October 17, 2023 at 4:25 PM

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    Brave New World: Authorship and AI in Medical Writing

    There’s plenty of reason for concern about the evolving role of artificial intelligence (AI) in almost every aspect of our culture and economy. In medical communication, concerns about the increased use of AI intersect with issues on authorship.

    September 11, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    The Past, Present, and Future of Medical Misinformation

    Fake political news has dominated the headlines over the past few years, but the proliferation of science denial and misinformation about health and medicine has also caused widespread concern. 

    August 21, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Maximizing the Value of Regulatory Medical Writing

    Are you a regulatory medical writer who is concerned about proving your mettle?

    Regulatory medical writers play a critical role in the drug development and approval processes. Yet their role is often misunderstood and undervalued.

    August 7, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Public Health

    Scientists are having a rough go of it right now. They are being harassed at record levels, especially for sharing public health information related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    It’s gotten so bad that scientists on Twitter are “heading for the exit.” In this climate, how can medical communicators increase the public’s trust in science? 

    July 24, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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    The Future of Science Communication: Visual, Social, and Unbiased

    Are you prepared for the next generation of science communication?

    These days, inaccurate science can spread online like an out-of-control pandemic, but medical communicators are often the first line of defense against medical disinformation.

    By paying attention to the advances in technology and the needs of particular audiences, medical writers and editors can help create and disseminate materials that will help consumers assess conflicting claims.

    July 10, 2023 at 9:00 AM

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