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 

  • Annual Conference
    AMWA's Annual Conference provides unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking, and career development. The Annual Conference registration includes 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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