Recognition

AMWA recognizes exceptional achievements and
contributions to the field of medical communication. 

  

Fellowships

Fellowships are presented to members of AMWA to recognize their significant contributions to the goals and activities of AMWA as well as their other professional accomplishments. Candidates must have been active members in good standing for at least 5 consecutive years immediately before Fellowship nomination. 

 

Honorary Fellowships are presented to persons who are not members of AMWA, to recognize their distinguished contributions in the area of medical communication or allied professions and sciences. 

 

Nominations from members are accepted. Please contact awards@amwa.org.

 

Swanberg Award

 

The Harold Swanberg Distinguished Service Award is named in honor of Harold Swanberg, MD, the founder of the American Medical Writers Association. The Swanberg is presented to an active member of AMWA who has made distinguished contributions to medical communication or rendered unusual and distinguished services to the medical profession. The Swanberg Award is presented during AMWA's Medical Writing & Communication Conference. AMWA members may nominate qualified individuals for this award. Please contact awards@amwa.org.  

 

President’s Award

 

The award is given by the AMWA president to a member of AMWA who has made distinctive contributions to the association at the chapter or national level. The nominee must have been an AMWA member for 10 years and cannot have served on the Executive Committee. 

 

Golden Apple Award

 

The Golden Apple is awarded to workshop leaders who have demonstrated excellence in teaching in the AMWA education program.  

 

McGovern Award


The award, named in honor of John P. McGovern, is presented to a member or non-member of AMWA to recognize a preeminent contribution to any of the various modes of medical communication. The McGovern Award is presented during AMWA's Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

 

Alvarez Award


The Walter C. Alvarez Award is named in honor of Walter C. Alvarez, MD, a pioneer in the field of medical communication.  The award is presented to either a member or non-member of AMWA to honor excellence in communicating health care developments and concepts to the public. The McGovern Award is presented during AMWA's Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

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Books Authored & Edited By AMWA Members


AMWA is proud to feature books authored, edited, or contributed to by its members. If you would like your book listed, send your name and the book title to amwa@amwa.org. Books may be on any subject, fiction or nonfiction, not necessarily related to medical communication. Review our guidelines for further information about the process.

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