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Mobile Health Care Applications: Authorship, Regulatory Challenges, and the Role of Medical Writers
Select Results of the 2015 AMWA Salary Survey
Lori Alexander, Susan Bairnsfather, Michelle Dalton, Cynthia L. Kryder, Julie Phelan, Joanne Rosenberg, and Thomas Schindler
Mentoring New Medical Writers
68 FEATURE | SWANBERG ADDRESS
Deep Roots and Strong Wings: Seek the Sky
Helen E. Hodgson
72 FREELANCE FORUM
Brian Bass, Lori De Milto, Cathryn D. Evans, Debra Gordon, Phyllis Minick, and Ruwaida Vakil
What key types of software programs would you recommend for a new freelance?
What type of filing systems do you use to keep track of your business beyond the financial records? How do you file/archive client records and projects and for how long do you keep them?
Did you prepare a written business plan when you started your freelance business? What are the pros and cons for having a written business plan?
76 SOCIAL MEDIA
LinkedIn Endorsements: Meaningful or Meaningless?
Cynthia L. Kryder
78 CONFERENCE PREVIEW
The 2016 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication
Yeshi Mikyas and Julie Gelderloos
80 AMWA NEWS
From the President
Stephen N. Palmer
AMWA Annual Financial Report, 2014–2015
Christine F. Wogan
Slate of Candidates for 2016–2017 Election
New Benefits to Enhance Your Member Experience
Cynthia L. Kryder
The Launch Publication for Clarity and Openness in Reporting E3-based (CoRE) Reference
A Specific Number of Questions for the Author of “Fifty Psychological and Psychiatric Terms to Avoid” and 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology
Victoria J. White
91 CALENDAR OF MEETINGS
92 IN THE SERVICE OF GOOD WRITING
Accentuate the Positive!
Laurie Endicott Thomas
94 BOOK REVIEWS
Watch Your Back! How the Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less—and What You Can Do to Inform and Empower Yourself in Seeking Treatment
Reviewed by Eileen M. Girten
Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications
Reviewed by Debamita Chatterjee
96 INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS
University of Chicago, Graham School