About AMWA

The association's mission is to promote excellence in medical communication. Through an extensive educational program, various publications, and unparalleled opportunities for networking, AMWA encourages and enables medical communicators to extend their professional expertise. Learn more About Us.

About Medical Communications

What is medical communication, and what do medical communicators do? Where do they work, and what do they earn? AMWA provides information about the field of medical communication, support to break into the profession, and opportunities to hone your skills.

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What's New at AMWA?

Registration for AMWA's 75th Annual Conference Is Now Open

From start to finish, the AMWA 75th Annual Conference provides educational and networking opportunities to meet your professional needs.

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Support AMWA

For 75 years, AMWA has been the leading resource for medical communicators.
By making a tax-deductible contribution to AMWA, you become an important part of our legacy.



AMWA Journal

The AMWA Journal is a nationally circulated, peer-reviewed publication that aims to be the authoritative, comprehensive source of information about knowledge, skills, and opportunities in the field of medical communication worldwide. The AMWA Journal is the official publication of AMWA and is delivered quarterly to AMWA members as a member benefit. 

AMWA Freelance Directory

The AMWA Freelance Directory is a searchable online directory of freelance medical writers.  AMWA members working as freelance or contract medical communicators may choose to list their services in the directory. Employers can easily search the listings for the medical communicators to meet the needs of any project. This free, convenient online directory is an essential tool to find the perfect freelancer.


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Join us for a special 75th anniversary celebration at the end of the 75th Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.