Publications

AMWA produces a variety of publications to medical writers.

AMWA Journal is a nationally circulated, peer-reviewed publication that aims to be the authoritative, comprehensive source of information about knowledge, skills, and opportunities in the field of medical communication worldwide. The Journal is the official publication of AMWA and is delivered quarterly to AMWA members as a member benefit. Non-members may purchase a subscription in the AMWA Online Store.

Essential Skills (ES) self-study modules are available for you to learn at your own pace, when and where it’s convenient for you. Adapted from the Essential Skills workshops, the modules are designed for medical communicators at all levels of experience and provide long-term value as reference guides. Visit the AMWA Online Store for more information.

Members-only access to the republication of Guidelines for Document Designers. This short, evidence-based handbook for writers and editors who develop functional communications offers 25 practical Guidelines, organized according to:

  • Principles for Organizing Text
  • Principles for Writing Sentences
  • Typographic Principles
  • Graphic Principles

See a sneak peak of new introduction here and join AMWA today to download your own copy.  

Other Resources for those working or interested in the field of
 medical communication are available through the AMWA Amazon Store.  Books written or edited by AMWA members are highlighted in the AMWA Amazon Store.