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Volume 31 No 3
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99           FEATURE
Biosimilars: Basic Information for the Medical Writer
Roberta J. Wong and MaryAnn Foote
 
104         FEATURE
Databases Dissected: What Medical Writers Really Use

Arlene Walters, Julie L. Phelan, and Sarah A. Prins
 
112         RESEARCH
A Case Study: Medical Writing as a Feminized Profession

Hilary Graham
 
118         AROUND THE CAREER BLOCK
How Did You Get Here? Stories of Bench Research, Bollywood, and Stormy Epiphanies

Angela N. Johnson, Carrie K. Lauer, and Catherine Cadogan
 
120         Storytelling: Providing Information Through the Voices of Others
Susan L. Towers
 
122         CALENDAR OF MEETINGS
 
123         BOOK REVIEW

History of Infectious Disease Pandemics in Urban Societies
Reviewed by Larry Lynam
 
124         SOCIAL MEDIA
Social Media: Helping Health Systems Build Empathy and Engagement

Jeffrey Edward Stevens and Melanie Fridl Ross
 
128         CONTINUING EDUCATION UPDATE
Best Practices for Writing and Editing CME Needs Assessments: 2014 and 2015 Results From Surveys of Practitioners

Don Harting and Nathalie Turner
 
132         AMWA NEWS
From the President

Stephen N. Palmer
 
2016 Swanberg Award: Flo Witte, PhD, ELS
Bart J. Harvey
 
136         2016 CONFERENCE PREVIEW
Trends and Opportunities in Denver

Hope J. Lafferty
 
138         YOUR STATS REFRESHER!
Linear Regression I

Thomas M. Schindler
 
141         FREELANCE FORUM
Brian Bass, Lori De Milto, Cathryn D. Evans, Debra Gordon, and Ruwaida Vakil
What are some strategies you use to maintain work/life balance and avoid burnout?
What tools and techniques do you use to manage your time (including meeting deadlines and avoiding distractions)?
 
144         AN APPRECIATION
Dear Oh Dear Reader: “YOU match it up!”
A Tribute to Guy Whitehead’s Heady Guidance

Mary E. Knatterud
 
e1           ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
Posters for 2016 Medical Writing and Communication Conference

 
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