Medical Writing

Train Broadly, Write Specifically

Posted by on June 26, 2012 at 8:31 am

I get one question repeatedly from new medical writers wanting to be trained. They are often not sure of what direction they want to take, so they ask: “Should I take a lot of medical writing courses and learn everything, or should I specialize in a specific type of medical writing?” It’s really two questions, [...]

How to get your first job in medical writing

Posted by on January 27, 2012 at 11:40 am

A lot of people ask me how to get a FIRST job in medical writing. I often hear two questions. The first question is: “I want a job, but they tell me that I need experience. And they won’t give me a job, because they want experience. So, how am I supposed to get experience [...]

How to Get Published in Medical Writing – Five First Steps

Posted by on December 6, 2011 at 11:56 am

Here are five first steps to getting published with your medical writing.   Your first best step is to do homework and research on what magazines, periodicals, societies already publish in your area of interest or specialty.   Second, identify those who are most likely to take content from you based on what they already [...]

Publish or Perish for Medical Writers

Posted by on October 28, 2011 at 11:02 am

We’re all about helping medical writers develop their businesses and careers. With all the social media available these days, it’s my thought that if you’re not present in some way with a profile, comments, and content, displaying who you are and what you think, that you are at significant disadvantage in getting found online for [...]