Sessions by Content Area

Trends and Opportunities for Medical Communicators

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The conference offers a wide range of session topics for you to select. Browse the sessions in the content areas to help you make the most of your conference experience. This list includes sessions only. View the registration brochure to see a comprehensive overview of conference programming, including AMWA Workshops, roundtables, and a personal leadership branding Intensive, Success Strategies for Showcasing Your Personal Brand.

Staying Current (Professional Development Topics)

Essential Medical Communication Skills (Writing and Editing)

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape

New Media Channels, Writing, Technology, and Software

The Business of Freelance

Grant And Proposal Writing and Editing

The Future of Continuing Medical Education

 

Staying Current (Professional Development Topics)

Introduction to Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) for Writers

Thursday, November 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Professional Development for Medical Writers: Create, Promote, and Monitor Programs and Tools for Growth

Thursday, November 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Zika—The bite heard round the world

Thursday, November 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Awkward to Awesome: How Powerful Construction Can Transform Your Writing

Thursday, November 2, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Intermediate Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) & Real World Evidence (RWE) Elements, Concepts and Writing Constructs

Thursday, November 2, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Body Systems Overview for Medical Writers

Thursday, November 2, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

 

Are You Picking Up What I’m Putting Down? The Communication Conundrum

Friday, November 3, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

 

What Should You Know About Public Relations and Marketing in Medicine?

Friday, November 3, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

 

Molecular Biology of Cancer

Friday, November 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Time saving techniques for Microsoft Word - best tips, shortcuts, ideas and guides

Friday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Transitioning from the Academic Track to Medical Writing: Tips and Tricks for Scholars Looking to Go In House or Strike Out on their Own

Saturday, November 4, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

Managing Remote Medical Writing Teams for Large Safety Narrative Projects

Saturday, November 4, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

Essential Medical Communication Skills (Writing and Editing)

 

I Have the Abstract: How Do I Make It into a Poster?

Thursday, November 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

How to Shorten Abstracts Effectively

Thursday, November 2, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

 

The Ticking Clock: Maintaining Sanity for QC

Friday, November 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

What Instructional Design Skills do you Need to Learn to Develop Effective Educational Communications?

Friday, November 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

A Review of Processes and Some Best Practices for Narrative Writing

Saturday, November 4, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

 

Helping non-native English-speaking investigators get their research published in quality journals

Saturday, November 4, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape

 

Ready or Not – The New European Medical Device Regulations Are Here!

Thursday, November 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Medical Writer’s Guide in ClinicalTrials.Gov Results Postings

Thursday, November 2, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Crib Notes for CMC Module 3: Content, Organization, and Post-Approval Impact

Thursday, November 2, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

 

Clinical Trial Transparency for Writers

Thursday, November 2, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

 

Trash Talk: Drug Waste in the 21st Century

Friday, November 3, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

 

Biologics & Biosimilars: Regulations, Rules of Trial Design, and Rising Approvals

Friday, November 3, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

 

CORE Reference: A Year of Experience Preparing CSRs for Multiple Audiences

Friday, November 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

The SCE (Section 2.7.3, Summary of Efficacy Safety): Data from the Trenches

Friday, November 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Writing Pediatric Plans: Experiences and Challenges

Friday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

FDA Expedited Regulatory Approval Programs

Friday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Precision Medicine, Biomarkers, and NextGen Sequencing - Science, Regulation, and the Future

Saturday, November 4, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

 

New Media Channels, Writing, Technology, and Software

 

A Conversation About Podcasting

Thursday, November 2, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Realizing the Benefits of Structured Content Management in a Step-wise Fashion

Thursday, November 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

You Can Do It Too! Creating Science Videos for the Public

Friday, November 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Designing Your Regulatory Content for Multichannel Targets

Saturday, November 4, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

 

The Business of Freelance

 

The Freelancer's Guide for a Successful Social Media Journey: How to Keep Up with Recent Changes, Overcome Obstacles, and Get Optimal Results

Thursday, November 2, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Getting Down to Business: The Nuts and Bolts of Starting (and Maintaining) Your Freelance Writing Business

Thursday, November 2, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

 

Tech Tools to Help you Run Your Freelance Business

Friday, November 3, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

 

Jam Session for Seasoned Freelances

Friday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

Freelance Medical Editing, Writing, or Both: Which Path Is Right for Me?

Saturday, November 4, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

 

Grant And Proposal Writing and Editing

 

Winning the Work: Grant Writing Basics

Friday, November 3, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

 

Strategic Grantsmanship Principles for Academic Medical and Scientific Writers

Friday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

The Future of Continuing Medical Education

 

Writing and Editing CME Needs Assessments

Friday, November 3, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

The Elements of a Great Multiple-Choice Test Question

Saturday, November 4, 10:00 - 11:00 AM


 

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