Membership Benefits

Benefits of AMWA membership include:

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Community Building & Networking
Professional networking for career and personal enrichment.

  • AMWA Member Directory

  • Online Community Forums

  • AMWA Update - monthly guide to AMWA activities and opportunities

  • Chapter Membership - AMWA chapters provide opportunities for local networking and relationship development. Most chapters hold regular meetings, plan social gatherings, and host local workshops on medical communication. Many publish a chapter newsletter and some offer awards to recognize professional achievement. Association dues include automatic membership in a regional chapter.

Education & Career Development
Receive discounts on highly respected and comprehensive educational programming.

  • AMWA Journal – a peer reviewed publication delivered quarterly to AMWA members.

  • Extensive Educational Offerings for medical communication at all stages of career

  • Promotional opportunities for freelance medical writing professionals including:
    Freelance Directory of medical communication services
    Jobs Online - the premiere resource for medical writing employment opportunities

  • Volunteer Opportunities that provide leadership and professional development 

  • AMWA's Medical Writing & Communication Conference
    AMWA's Medical Writing & Communication Conference provides unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking, and career development. The conference registration includes the welcome reception, award-winning speakers, open sessions, and multiple networking events. The event provides the most effective opportunity to work towards AMWA certificate completion through expansive workshop offerings.

Professional Resources & Support

Access members-only content and other valuable resources on the AMWA website.

          50% discount on Reference Manager® or Endnote® bibliographic database software
          25% discount on Journal of Communication in Healthcare
          25% discount on JPASS: Academic Journal Access through JSTOR
          20% discount on subscriptions to Elsevier's ClinicalKey
          20% discount on Scientific Style and Format: 8th Edition
          20% discount on AMA Manual of Style 
         15% discount on PerfectIt Software
         10% discount to Taber's Online (Medical Dictionary) subscription
         10% discount on full-text article delivery from GKDocuments
         10% discount on subscriptions to F1000 (and 1st month free)
         20% discount on Evidence Partners individual software license

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