Position Statements

AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers

Professional medical writing support helps authors and sponsors to disclose their research in peer-review journals and scientific congresses in an ethical, accurate, and timely manner, with the ultimate aim of advancing patient care.  

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AMWA Position Statement on the Contribution of Medical Writers to Scientific Publications

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) recognizes the valuable contributions of medical communicators to the publication team. Medical communicators who contribute substantially to the writing or editing of a manuscript should be acknowledged with their permission and with disclosure of any pertinent professional or financial relationships. In all aspects of the publication process, medical communicators should adhere to the  AMWA Code of Ethics.

Learn more about the development of AMWA's AMWA Position Statement on the Contribution of Medical Writers to Scientific Publications.