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    How to Master Scientific Publications: A Medical Writer’s Bag of Tricks

    This article is based on content presented by Monica Nicosia, PhD, Nicosia Medical Writer LLC, Bryn Mawr, PA, at the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

    Writing for scientific publications is at the heart of the medical writer’s mission.  

    What are these publications looking for? And how can medical communicators streamline and improve the process to deliver excellent copy and increase the likelihood of publication?

    April 4, 2022 at 8:30 AM

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    Writing Excellent Conference and Meeting Abstracts

    How do medical communicators distill the results of complex studies into just a few hundred words? 

    Many times, they do it by writing conference or meeting abstracts.

    December 20, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    How to Write Your First Clinical Case Report

    If you’re a new medical writer, you probably find yourself looking for templates and document guidelines to help you organize your work. Whether you’re a new graduate or an experienced scientist pivoting into a new career, you’ll need to spend time learning the purpose of each type of medical document in your niche and structuring it properly. Below, we offer an explanation of and guidance for writing clinical case reports.

    April 19, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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    4 Best Practices to Succeed at Medical Journal Writing

    Whether you're hoping to expand your portfolio to include medical journal writing or are already incorporating journal articles into your medical writing career, it's helpful to refresh your awareness of best practices.

    December 21, 2020 at 8:00 AM

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    Can We Do More To Measure Our Value?

    True or false:

    Well-trained medical communicators bring value to the teams with whom they work.

    I hope you answered true because that’s the right answer.

    The key adjective of course is well-trained.

    May 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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