Wednesday, January 5, 2011

AMWA Regional Chapters

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), founded in 1940, is a nonprofit organization offering educational programs, networking opportunities, and publications to enhance the expertise of biomedical communications professionals. There are 20 regional chapters covering the US and Canada:



Region and Chapter Names
1
New England
11
North Central
2
Empire State-Metro New York
12
Indiana
3
Delaware Valley
13
Southwest
4
Mid-Atlantic
14
Mid-America
5
Carolinas
15
Pacific Southwest
6
Southeast
16
Northern California
7
Florida
17
Rocky Mountain
8
Michigan
18
Northwest
9
Ohio Valley
20
Canada
10
Greater Chicago

If you'd like to learn more about the medical communications industry, AMWA is an excellent resource. Your local chapters may offer regional meetings, networking events, educational opportunities, and more.  Learn about freelancing opportunities and about different ways to break into a medical writing career.


What is medical communication, and what do medical communicators do? Where do they work, and what do they earn? Look here to learn more about medical communication and how to break into the field and hone your skills once you have.

Membership benefits include:

* Career development at all expertise levels
* Continuing education through highly regarded workshops and certificate programs
* Networking with more than 5,600 members in 19 chapters in the US and Canada
* Job opportunities posted online
* Publications including an indexed journal, e-newsletter (AMWA Update ), and books
* Member discounts on meetings, publications, and other products, including free access to MDConsult

To learn about the AMWA regional chapters, click here.

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