Medical writing Exchange

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Medical writing courses

Cost: $39.99

Medical Writing for Healthcare Professionals

Break into the medical writing business today!!

  • Are you a healthcare professional who wants to make some extra money on the side using your clinical training?

  • Would you like to get paid to create content that also helps you keep your clinical skills sharp?

  • Would you like to be able to use medical writing as a resume booster so you can expand your opportunities within your specialty?

  • Are you looking to move away from clinical work and interested in making a career change to medical communications?

This course is for you!!

Cost: $ Varies Depending on Course

ClinSkill Digital Learning Academy

Offers numerous courses in medical writing!

  • Diploma in medical writing

  • Diploma in medical journalism

  • Diploma in clinical research and medical writing

  • Diploma in pharmacovigilance and medical writing

  • Diploma in regulatory affairs and medical writing

Offers numerous programs and diplomas in clinical research and development.

University of Chicago

COST: $8,640

Master the fundamentals and best practices of medical writing, editing, and communication

Regulatory Writing Introductory Course

COST: $500 member/$365 non-member

From the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, this course will teach the fundamentals of regulatory writing.

UC San Diego Extension Course

Cost: Several Thousand $us

AMWA Essential Skills Certificate Course

COST:

Digital package price: Print package price:

$850 member | $1,235 nonmember $975 member | $1,275 nonmember

Harvard University

Cost: must request

Elevate your communication skills with this one-year certificate course. Offers three tracks:

  • Writing for medical and scientific journals

  • Writing for the public

  • Writing grant proposals

Professional Societies

great websites about writing

Grammarly

The Grammarly blog has tons of good articles explaining everything from how to use a hyphen to the differences between active and passive voice

Writing and Publishing Guidelines

Citation tools

Free and my personal favorite!

articles

free images for presentations, etc.

With Canva Pro, you can access 100+ million photos, videos, audio, and graphics you can freely use anywhere you want.

Only $9.99 per month

Other cool stuff

The easiest way to get a great looking portfolio.

You can check out my portfolio as an example of what this site can do.

When I was first starting out, I really needed my resume to yell 'medical writer' and not 'pharmacy manager.' The folks over at TopResume did a killer job and I started getting more interviews pretty quickly. I highly recommend them!

Perfect for the digital nomad writer. I've got a mailbox from this company and their dashboard is easy to use and rates are very reasonable. Choose from thousands of locations and have your mail scanned in, opened, and even checks cashed!

Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is the #1 database that connects journalists and sources. You can use it to get backlinks to your site by serving as a source, or use it to get sources if you are a writer. Highly recommended!

The folks over at SimilarContent have an awesome program to make sure your content is optimized for SEO. If you write web content, regardless of whether you're full time, a freelancer, or write on a freelancer marketplace, your customer is likely hiring you to get their site on the top of Google. This tool can help your article get there!

The HittList - Email subscription with jobs and other things

Prospology - Another email subscription with tips and tricks

r/MedicalWriters

LinkedIn Group

NextMedComms Job

MedComms Networking

FirstMedComms Job