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Volume 36 No 3

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101 FEATURE

A Cognitive Model Approach to Creating Usable Health Care Content

>Kirk St.Amant

Explore mental models and their impact on usability expectations in a world where more audiences than ever have access to medical information and communication.

106 FEATURE

Infographics and Visually Appealing Slides
>Kelly Schrank

Three elements are important to an appealing infographic: visual, content, and knowledge. Learn about strategies and software to become comfortable with creating infographics.

110 RESEARCH

Digital Enhancements for Primary Medical Manuscripts: A Survey on Perceptions, Challenges, and Needs of Medical Publication Professionals
>Patricia Fonseca

Digital enhancements have become increasingly common in medical journals. This piece examines the medical writing community’s interest in and perception of digital enhancements.  

115 SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media for the Health Care Organization: Sharing for Good
>Diane Lang and Abbie Roth

People are increasingly receiving medical information not only from the internet, but from social media. In order to prevent the spread of harmful misinformation, health care organizations and professionals should increase their presence on social media.  

118 FREELANCE FOCUS
>Brian Bass, Allie Boman, Katherine Molnar-Kimber, and Monica Nicosia

What are the pros and cons of using reference management software programs to manage references?
What are your preferences in terms of software?
Is there a particular software that you would recommend to keep track of business expenses for tax purposes?


120 CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

121 IN THE SERVICE OF GOOD WRITING

Counting and Measuring
>Laurie Endicott Thomas

Discover the importance of mathematics in medical writing.  

127 AMWA NEWS

From the President
 
>Gail V. Flores

2021 President's Award Recipient: Dikran Toroser, PhD, CMPP 
>Gail V. Flores

The Golden Apple Award: Aaron Bernstein, PhD 
>Elise Eller

Slate of Officer Candidates for the 2021-2022 Election 
>Katrina R. Burton

AMWA Fellowships 
>Elise Eller

Find Inspiration and Gain Fresh Insights at AMWA’s 2021 Medical Writing & Communication Conference
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AMWA Conference Program Committee

 

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