Online Offerings

AMWA is proud to offer a variety of online educational activities. Webinars, Google Hangouts, YouTube videos are all here for your continuing professional development.

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UPCOMING LIVE WEBINARS

CSR Development: Body & Synopsis (1 of 2) 

March 11, 2015 at 1 - 2 PM Eastern
Members $55 / Nonmembers $95


If you're a regulatory writer, you know that ICH E3 guidelines are vital to the strategic development of CSRs. In this webinar, Lynne Munno, a Principal Medical Writer at Sanofi, will focus on helping you gain an understanding of how to interpret the guidelines through real-life practical experiences. Topics of discussion will include project planning, writing and review processes, strategic meetings, and project and vendor management. About the speaker


CSR Development: Narratives & Appendices (2 of 2)   

March 18, 2015 at 1 - 2 PM Eastern
Members $55 / Nonmembers $95


If you're a regulatory writer, you know that ICH E3 guidelines are vital to the strategic development of CSRs. In this webinar, Lynne Munno, a Principal Medical Writer at Sanofi, will focus on helping you gain an understanding of how to interpret the guidelines through real-life practical experiences. Topics of discussion will include project planning, writing and review processes, strategic meetings, and project and vendor management. Registration coming soon!


Archived Members-Only OnDemand Webinars

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Archived Events for Everyone

Dial 911:  Handling Emergency Situations in Medical Writing
On Demand 
This case-based program, always a favorite at the annual conference, will introduce participants to six real-life scenarios – involving logistical, technologic, or other unexpected challenges – that constituted a medical writing “emergency.” A panel of medical writers representing both the client and freelance perspective will offer their insight into each emergency scenario, presenting strategies to for implementing safeguards to prevent common pitfalls in medical writing projects, recognizing the subtle red flags that signal imminent emergencies, and developing solutions for addressing these emergencies in a professional manner.
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An Encore from AMWA Annual Conference 2013: The Rising Tide of Plagiarism in Medical Writing
On Demand

Medical journals have been broadsided by a fast-growing plagiarism problem, and the ramifications can reach well beyond the page, having an impact on clinical practice and patients’ lives. You will have an opportunity to examine the ripple effects of medical plagiarism and gain insight into avoiding the ethical and career-threatening pitfalls of duplication. In this panel presentation, you will hear about plagiarism from the editor’s perspective and learn about plagiarism detection software, and how to evaluate the results and share the information ethically with contributing authors and/or their sponsors.
Moderator (and speaker): Jonathan Bailey, Founder, Plagiarism Today, New Orleans, LA
Jason Chu, Senior Education Manager, iThenticate/Turnitin (iParadigms, LLC), Oakland, CA
Sandra Ripley Distelhorst, ELS, Senior Editor, Northwest Health Communications, Edmonds, WA
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