Monday, June 14, 2010

I'll be at the AMWA-DVC dinner meeting this week

Interested in medical writing? Do you wish to break into the CME industry?  Want to develop a career in medical education? 

AMWA = American Medical Writers Association
DVC = Delaware Valley Chapter

If you live in the Delaware Valley, then perhaps you'll want to join me this Thursday at the AMWA-DVC dinner meeting. Here's some information about the upcoming meeting:
Please join us for an AMWA-DVC dinner meeting on Thursday, June 17, 2010, when a panel of distinguished guests from the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education explains how they write needs assessments for CME projects, and what they look for in a good medical writer. Panelists will include representatives from a local medical school, a medical specialty society, a private medical education company, a state medical society, a pharmaceutical company, and a hospital/health system.

Medical writers assigned to write needs assessments today sometimes feel as if they’re aiming at a moving target. Many providers are changing the way they identify needs in response to pressure from grant makers and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Moreover, recent reductions in commercial funding for CME, attrition among accredited providers, and revised accreditation criteria, all make it essential for medical writers to hone their skills. The panelists will give short presentations on their organizations, and then take questions from the audience.

A networking session and cocktail hour will be followed by dinner.
To learn more and to register on the AMWA-DVC website, click here.

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