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Volume 34 No. 2 (Summer 2019)


RESEARCH

Worst Practices for Writing CME Needs Assessments: Results From a Survey of Practitioners
Donald Harting and Andrew Bowser


SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media and the DNA of Health Care
Lee Aase


MEDIA REVIEWS

Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram
Reviewed by Stefanie Howard

The 21st Century Guide to Writing Articles in the Biomedical Sciences
Reviewed by Mark Youssef


AMWA NEWS

De-myth-tifying the MWC
The Medical Writing Certification Commission

It's Going to be Sunny in San Diego
R. Michelle Sauer


INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS

 

Volume 34 No. 1 (Spring 2019)


FROM THE EDITOR

Preface to the Postconference Issue
Jim Cozzarin


2018 CONFERENCE COVERAGE

Harold Swanberg Distinguished Service Award Address
Bart Harvey


ONLINE-ONLY SUPPLEMENT

What's New in the AMA Manual of Style
Laurie Anne Walden

 

Volume 33 No. 4 (Winter 2018)


SOUNDING BOARD

In Scriptio: Writing as a Means of Discovery
Susan Yeyeodu and Faustina Sackey


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Beyond Child-Resistant Packaging for Drugs: F Value Determination for Added Child Safety
Chinmayee Joshi


MEDIA REVIEWS

The Mighty Marketer: Your Guide to Making More Money as a Freelance Medical Writer
7 Steps to High-Income Freelancing: Get the Clients You Deserve
Reviewed by Sharese Terrell Willis

The Ethics Police? The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe
Reviewed by Karen Potvin Klein

 

Volume 33 No. 3 (Fall 2018)


SOUNDING BOARD

Medical Writers at the Core of Transparency
Stephen J. Valerio, Anna Geraci, Jayme Trott, and Barbara DeCastro


PRACTICAL MATTERS

Writers as Guideline Champions? Webinar on the Joint Position Statement
Qing Zhou


MEDIA REVIEWS

Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior
Reviewed by Brian Bass

The Ethos of Medicine in Postmodern America: Philosophical, Cultural, and Social Considerations
Reviewed by Monique A. Pond

The Role of Emotions in Preventative Health Communication
Reviewed by Elizabeth Schiavoni


CONFERENCE PREVIEW

By the Numbers
Ann Winter-Vann

 

Volume 33 No. 2 (Summer 2018)


SOCIAL MEDIA

Find Your Social Media Comfort Zone
Eleanor Mayfield & Cynthia L. Kryder


MEDIA REVIEWS

Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast: Getting Higher than a Kite on Medical Cannabinoids
Reviewed by Hazel O’Connor

Organ Donation in Japan: A Medical Anthropological Study
Reviewed by David Newby

Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine
Reviewed by Kristin A. Roynesdal

Lab Girl
Reviewed by Karen Potvin Klein


OPEN SESSION REPORT

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


EVERYDAY ETHICS

Sample Size: Ethical Considerations
Tamara Ball

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